News Release: ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
Drive-through COVID-19 vaccine clinics will be held on the Poarch Creek Indian Reservation
Wednesday, March 31, and Thursday, April 1
In partnership with the Poarch Band of Creek Indians (PCI) and the Southwestern District of the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH), drive-through COVID-19 vaccination clinics will be held March 31 and April 1 at the PCI Reservation between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Vaccinations will be provided to anyone in the qualifying groups, regardless of whether they are members of the PCI tribe. Vaccinations will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis and there is no cost to receive a vaccine.
The Reservation is located off Exit 54 of U.S. 65-N. To reach the site of the clinic, enter the Reservation through Paredes Way, either right before or right after passing the Tribal Administration Building at 5811 Jack Springs Road. No appointment is needed.
People currently eligible for vaccination are those who are 55 years old and older, people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and the population defined as Phases 1a, 1b and 1c in Alabama’s COVID-19 Vaccination Allocation Plan, alabamapublichealth.gov/covid19vaccine/assets/adph-covid19-vaccination-allocation-plan.pdf.
People who get a first-dose shot on March 31 will return on April 21 for their second dose, and the people who get a shot on April 1 will come back on April 22.
Persons with disabilities in need of reasonable accommodations should contact Phyllis Hall at (251) 578-1952.
County health departments throughout Alabama provide a wide range of confidential and professional services. Contact your local county health department for additional information.
Mission: To promote, protect, and improve Alabama’s health
Vision: Healthy People. Healthy Communities. Healthy Alabama.