January 26, 2021

State of Alabama
Press Release: Public Health, Alabama Department of

Alabama Department of Public Health provides COVID-19 vaccine clinics in Elmore County

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT: East Central Public Health District
(334) 293-6400

The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) is holding COVID-19 vaccination clinics in Elmore County for people who qualify for vaccine. These individuals currently are healthcare providers, residents of long-term care, people who are 75 years old and older, police officers and firefighters.

Clinics will be held on Tuesdays from 1 to 4 p.m., and on Thursdays and Fridays from 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. at the Elmore County Health Department, 6501 U.S. Highway 231, Wetumpka. Please call the toll-free Vaccine Appointment Scheduling number at 1-855-566-5333 to make an appointment. Vaccinations are provided free of charge.

The public is reminded to follow measures to prevent the spread of the virus. Be aware of the symptoms of COVID-19 which consist of either cough or shortness of breath (difficulty breathing) or at least two of the following: fever, chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, vomiting, diarrhea, sore throat, fatigue, congestion or runny nose, and new loss of taste or smell.

ADPH also reminds the public about these measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19:

  • Wash your hands frequently with soap and water for 20 seconds
  • Social distance by staying 6 feet away from others
  • Avoid people who are sick
  • Stay home if you can; work remotely if possible
  • Cover your mouth and nose with a face covering when around others
  • Cover coughs and sneezes
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces
  • Monitor your health and get tested if symptoms develop

ADPH is working to improve COVID-19 vaccine scheduling capabilities and is creating an online registration portal to augment the toll-free hotline. Additional information will be provided through the ADPH vaccine website, social media and news releases.

General information about COVID-19 is available through the COVID-19 Information Hotline number, 1-800-270-7268.



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