From The Tribune staff reports
The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) has released the vaccine numbers given this week.
Mass vaccination clinics operated this week by selected hospitals in each of the eight public health districts throughout the state have reached large numbers of persons eligible for COVID-19 vaccine.
Through the efforts of many volunteers and healthcare providers, at least 105,000 to 110,00 doses of COVID-19 vaccine per week have been administered in Alabama over the past three weeks, according to ADPH. All the vaccine the state receives, both first and second doses, is being administered.
Second doses for those vaccinated in this week’s clinics will be given through the same process beginning 21 or 28 days from administration of the first doses, depending on the vaccine.
The Alabama Hospital Association provided these totals of vaccines given this week:
Northeast Alabama Regional Medical Center – 5,000
University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital – 12,139
Southeast Health – 6,100
Huntsville Hospital – 12,000
University of South Alabama Hospital – 8,300 (This clinic continues through Saturday.)
Providence Hospital – 3,200
Mobile Infirmary – 3,325
Springhill Memorial Hospital – 7,500
Baptist Medical Center – 8,000
Vaughan Regional Medical Center – 5,000
DCH Regional Medical Center – 5,889
Next week all sites will resume their normal clinics, but the additional vaccine supply for these mass clinics will not be available after this week, according to officials.