ALABAMA – More people can scheudled their COVID-19 vaccine appointments.
Friday, the Alabama Department of Public Health announced those ages 65-74 are eligible to get the vaccine statewide.
In addition, the following groups have also been added to those eligible:
- Corrections officers
- Food and agriculture workers
- Post office employees
- Manufacturing workers
- Grocery store workers
- Public transit workers
- Anyone in the education sector (such as teachers, support staff, community college/higher education)
- Childcare workers
Frontline medical workers, first responders and anyone over 75 continue to be eligible as well.
Those needing to make an appointment can call the ADPH COVID-19 vaccine registration hotline at (855) 566-5333.
ADPH said it expects the long-anticipate online registration portal to open next week, which will include information on drive-thru vaccine clinics.