About one-third of adults in Alabama are hesitant to get the vaccine, according to polling by the state department of public health.
The White House said officials are working through issues of access and vaccine hesitancy.
The vaccination site located at AOH Cathedral of the Cross in northeast Birmingham is a drive-thru site, but only eligible residents can sign up for an appointment.
Alabamians aged 55 and older, plus those with high-risk conditions and disabilities are among the groups that will soon be eligible for a COVID vaccine.
In a special broadcast one year after the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic, reporters from public radio stations in Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana reflect on the toll it’s taken on the region.
The reach of David Marconnet's site grew beyond what he imagined. But with cases dropping, Bama Tracker may have run its course.
The agency announced the change on Wednesday.
State health officials hope to administer more vaccines to residents of rural areas.
Gov. Ivey leaves face mask order alone for now, but says it will end April 9.
As of Wednesday, UAB had administered roughly 80,000 vaccine doses, but Black residents remain disproportionately underrepresented.
Within about a year, the state has lost almost 10,000 Alabamians to COVID-19.
UAB health experts say when it comes to vaccine variety, more is better. The Johnson & Johnson vaccine is the latest to win approval from the federal government.
Federal programs have helped increase the number of Alabamians getting vaccinated in recent weeks.
An epidemiologist at UAB Medicine thinks that Alabama may be headed toward a long-sought goal in the COVID pandemic and may reach that goal sooner than many had expected.
Concerned about disparities in vaccine allocation, Birmingham community leaders want officials to increase outreach efforts in Black neighborhoods.
Skepticism around the COVID-19 vaccine appears to be more prevalent within the Black community and among Black health care workers. We talked to a few of them about what’s guiding their decisions.
The Jefferson County United Command Center will bring in a sporting event group to answer more calls to the COVID vaccine hotline.
The City of Birmingham has received nearly $6.3 million in federal funding to assist residents who are unable to pay rent and utilities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
In recent months, deaths due to COVID-19 increased dramatically, further stressing an industry already overwhelmed.
Officials worry that with cross-border travel for vaccines, second doses could get complicated.
Many people will have to wait weeks, maybe months to get the COVID-19 vaccine, despite being eligible.
The number of new daily COVID-19 cases appears to be on a "downward trend" in Alabama, and the statewide hospitalization rate is improving, according to the head of infectious diseases at UAB.
Beginning February 8, Alabama health officials will expand eligibility criteria for COVID-19 vaccines.
Women who are pregnant, breastfeeding and planning to get pregnant should get the COVID-19 vaccine, according to the chair of UAB's Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Alabama has identified multiple cases of a new COVID-19 variant originally reported in the United Kingdom.
Arranging to get a COVID-19 vaccine can be frustrating and a potentially complicated process. We're here to answer some of your questions.
Alabama has administered less than half of its COVID-19 vaccine supply. So why do state health officials say supply is the main obstacle?
Alabama residents must continue to wear masks in public for another six weeks.
Legion Field has been operating as a testing site for COVID-19. Now officials want to expand the operation to include coronavirus vaccinations.
Alabama's biggest hospital says it could establish a mass vaccination site this week if it had more doses.
The Jefferson County Commission unanimously approved funding this week that will help pay county employees for time off related to COVID-19.
Jefferson County residents 75 and older started receiving the COVID-19 vaccine this week.