Parker High School opens as Birmingham’s newest mass vaccination site

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Parker High School employees got vaccinated in preparation for opening as a mass vaccination site. Photo via UAB News

A.H. Parker High School is officially Birmingham’s newest community vaccination site. This is the third mass vaccination site in the city and is open for appointments only. Keep reading to learn more about this exciting development.

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Miles College teams up with local start-up to address equity in COVID-19 research

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Miles College is entering first of its kind partnership. Photo via Miles College’s Facebook

Did you know that certain demographics are less likely to get vaccinated due to inequity and biases in the medical sector? Miles College has begun a unique partnership with #NOWINCLUDED, powered by Acclinate, to tackle the issue of equity in COVID-19 vaccinations and clinical research trials. Keep reading to learn more about this important initiative.

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Want to get tested for COVID in Birmingham? What it’s like + what you need to know

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“This won’t hurt a bit…” Photo via Sharron Swain for Bham Now

As COVID cases in and around Birmingham continue to rise, more of us will have the opportunity to get tested. After getting a notice that we’d been around someone who tested positive, my husband and I decided to get tested. Here’s what it was like and what you need to know if you need to get tested.

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Alabama’s college COVID plan for the fall–what you need to know

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Registration time…Photo via Birmingham-Southern College on Facebook.

As we grow closer to the fall semester, colleges are making plans to prepare for the safety of all individuals on their campuses. Governor Ivey has been working alongside experts at UAB to develop programs that will contain the spread of COVID-19–these include widespread tests for students in addition to an innovative self-check app system.

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UAB opens specialized COVID clinic in downtown Birmingham

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CDC’s laboratory test kit for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Photo via CDC’s website

UAB is making strides to keep patients safe and help stop the spread of COVID-19. Get all of the details on UAB’s new specialized COVID clinic open now in downtown Birmingham, plus find out how you can contribute to the cause and support them now!

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