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Mobile City and health leaders push for community vaccinations

MOBILE COUNTY, Ala. (WKRG) — The rapidly rising number of COVID-19 cases in Mobile County is starting to take a toll on healthcare workers and hospitals.

All four hospitals in Mobile are currently on diversion. Health and city leaders met today to discuss this new COVID-19 trend and what steps can be taken to lessen the spread. 311 hospitalizations were reported yesterday, and health officials say that number doesn’t appear to be slowing anytime soon.

This diversion in the hospitals does not mean they are going

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Ivory Coast sends mobile clinics to speed up COVID vaccinations

ABIDJAN (Reuters) – Ivory Coast began sending mobile clinics on Monday to markets and other busy areas in its main city Abidjan in an effort to turbocharge the vaccination campaign against COVID-19.

After administering fewer than 800,000 doses since vaccinations began in March – enough for a single dose for just 3{4096c6f39d44714c45f5b36755bfd7eaecf49ae82832f8cdb01e260e21826c23} of the population – Ivorian health authorities are now aiming to inoculate a million people in Abidjan over the next 10 days.

While acknowledging that will be a tall order, they hope to pick up the pace by targeting some of Abidjan’s most frequented places, especially its vast

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Mobile COVID units from the state providing vaccinations in West Michigan

The state has provided mobile COVID-19 testing and vaccine units to West Michigan counties to assist individuals with barriers to receiving services.

Mobile units have been sent to Kent and Muskegon counties for use by local health departments.

“The most effective public health efforts happen when we take resources to where people are and make services easily accessible,” Dr. Joneigh Khaldun, the chief medical executive for the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, said in a prepared statement.

The mobile units also will provide personal protection equipment as well as other health and social services.

The state’s six mobile

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Missoula County Health Department pushing vaccinations, announces two mobile clinics | Local News

Ellie Nuño, a local musician, receives her COVID-19 vaccination in February from retired doctor Kathleen Rogers.

Missoula County announced it will participate in the National Month of Action for COVID-19, which is part of a push by President Biden to achieve a nationwide vaccine goal by July 4.

The nationwide goal is for 70{41490b4d0cf0dbc5ec3f65e11fff509c7d6ed2a53a838ebf7adf43f0908f07f3} of Americans to have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Currently, 63{41490b4d0cf0dbc5ec3f65e11fff509c7d6ed2a53a838ebf7adf43f0908f07f3} of Missoula County’s eligible population, which is 49.3{41490b4d0cf0dbc5ec3f65e11fff509c7d6ed2a53a838ebf7adf43f0908f07f3} of the county’s total population, has received at least one vaccine shot.

The county health department is partnering with

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Richmond and Henrico Health Districts offering by-request mobile COVID-19 vaccinations for groups

COVID-19 vaccine doses (Dave Pearson for the Henrico Citizen)

Want to be vaccinated against COVID-19 but haven’t had a chance to get the shot yet? The Richmond and Henrico Health Districts want to make it easy for you and your group of coworkers, friends, family members or neighbors.

The RHHD June 3 is launching a by-request mobile vaccination effort through which businesses, organizations or even individual residents can request the agency’s “Cool Cube Crew” visit a location or event in either locality to provide shots to groups of people.

The effort is so named because the small team of officials

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Milwaukee Health Department shifts vaccine strategy to mobile clinics as vaccinations plateau

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) — Milwaukee Commissioner of Health Kirsten Johnson said Monday, May 24, shutting down the vaccine clinic at the Wisconsin Center will have minimal impact on vaccination rates.

The Wisconsin Center clinic ends Friday, May 28, and Johnson said so few people are getting appointments there it will hardly matter. Meanwhile, the city has plans for 36 different “pop-up” or mobile clinics.

“The health department is trying, really again, to do our best to meet people where they are,” Johnson said. “It needs to be convenient. There need to be no barriers. It needs to, you know, meet

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Public Health Connects Businesses to Mobile Vaccinations

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) has confirmed 16 new deaths and 255 new cases of COVID-19. Of the 16 new deaths reported today, six people that passed away were over the age of 80, five people who died were between the ages of 65 and 79, four people who died were between the ages of 50 and 64, and one person who died was between the ages of 18 and 29.

To date, Public Health identified 1,237,899 positive cases of COVID-19 across all areas of L.A. County and a total of 24,117 deaths. There are

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Walk-in COVID-19 Vaccinations Available at Public Health Mobile Clinic Sites | Coronavirus Crisis

Santa Barbara County residents can get a COVID-19 vaccine without an appointment at some of Public Health’s mobile clinics.

The Public Health Department is offering at least eight clinics throughout the county over the next two weeks that are accepting walk-ins.

In addition to the mobile clinics, vaccine appointments are available through MyTurn as well as through the direct provider links found on the Public Health vaccine page.

Here are the vaccination clinics planned for the next few weeks, where doses are available for free without an appointment:

» On Thursday, April 29, at the Carter-Duncan Corporation, located at

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Walk-in COVID-19 vaccinations available in select Maine locations

Vaccine clinics in Portland, Biddeford, South Portland, Farmington, and more will offer walk-in vaccinations this week

PORTLAND, Maine — Vaccine clinics across the state are starting to offer walk-in vaccinations. Here are some options available this week. 

The COVID-19 vaccination site at the Portland Expo will begin offering vaccinations on a walk-in basis starting Wednesday, Northern Light Health announced in a release Monday.

The clinic, operated by Northern Light Mercy Hospital, is open Tuesday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Appointments can still be scheduled ahead of time, and Northern Light says walk-in vaccinations will be dependent on

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CATE Mobile Response Unit visits Reading for COVID-19 Vaccinations

Pennsylvania Department of Health has partnered with Latino Connection and Highmark Blue Shield, to launch the first statewide COVID-19 Mobile Vaccination Clinic tour to provide vaccinations and education targeting minority and underserved communities.

On Monday, the CATE Mobile Response Unit setup a pop up vaccine clinic in the Reading Parking Authority lot on South 5th Street to educate the public and administer vaccines to those who pre-registered.

“What started as a first-of-its-kind COVID-19 mobile testing and education initiative has shifted into overdrive with the launch of the COVID-19 vaccination tour,” George Fernandez, Founder and CEO of

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Fargo Cass Public Health to use mobile units, clinics to increase vaccinations

Suzanne Schaefer, director of nursing for Fargo Cass Public Health, said the vaccination focus will broaden and won’t rely as heavily on getting people to the Community Vaccination Center for shots.

Walk-in clinics and mobile units will be employed, Schaefer told members of the Fargo Board of Health, which oversees public health efforts, on Friday, April 16.

The discussion came on a day that Cass County reached a grim milestone in posting 200 COVID-19 deaths.

Public and private health providers are reporting decreasing demand for the vaccine. “It sounds like, for the most part, it’s hitting all providers,” Schaefer said.

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Red states on U.S. electoral map lagging on vaccinations

SAVANNAH, Georgia (AP) — With coronavirus shots now in the arms of nearly half of American adults, the parts of the U.S. that are excelling and those that are struggling with vaccinations are starting to look like the nation’s political map: deeply divided between red and blue states.

Out in front is New Hampshire, where 65{41490b4d0cf0dbc5ec3f65e11fff509c7d6ed2a53a838ebf7adf43f0908f07f3} of the population age 18 and older has received at least one dose of the vaccine, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Following close behind are New Mexico, Connecticut, Maine and Massachusetts at 55{41490b4d0cf0dbc5ec3f65e11fff509c7d6ed2a53a838ebf7adf43f0908f07f3} or greater. All have a history of

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Fort Bend County to administer COVID-19 vaccinations from new Mobile Health Unit

Fort Bend County’s Mobile Health Unit will administer vaccinations in portions of the county that are economically disadvantaged or lack access to transportation, said County Judge KP George. (Screenshot courtesy Fort Bend County)

Fort Bend County Judge KP George announced the launch of a new Mobile Health Unit, a trailer that will bring COVID-19 vaccinations to underserved areas of the county.

The Mobile Health Unit will help the county achieve herd immunity—understood as having 70{41490b4d0cf0dbc5ec3f65e11fff509c7d6ed2a53a838ebf7adf43f0908f07f3} or more of the population vaccinated against the coronavirus—by administering shots in portions of the county that are economically disadvantaged or lack access to transportation—George

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Hartford health officials announce opening of 8 mobile vaccinations clinics from April 14

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Between April 14 and April 19, there will be eight mobile vaccine clinics across Hartford that do not require appointments, officials announced.

For the FEMA/Trinity Health Of New England clinics between Friday and Monday, appointments are encouraged and can be made by calling 2-1-1. Walk-ups will be taken as well.

See below for the full list:

CLINIC: City of Hartford Department of Health and Human Services
WHERE: Outside on Burr Mall, 550 Main Street, Hartford
WHEN: Wednesday, April 14, 2021, 2 PM – 6:30 PM
APPOINTMENTS: Walk-up first dose Moderna clinic, no appointment necessary; second dose

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Department of Health Partners with Community Groups for Mobile Response on COVID-19 Vaccinations, Education to Minority and Underserved Communities

Harrisburg, PA – Pennsylvania Department of Health today hosted a press conference to announce a partnership with Latino Connection and Highmark Blue Shield, to launch the first statewide COVID-19 Mobile Vaccination Clinic tour to provide vaccinations and education targeting minority and underserved communities.

“The department has worked across state agencies and with external partners, including Latino Connection and Highmark Blue Shield, to identify vulnerable populations for whom receiving the COVID-19 vaccine is especially critical,” Acting Secretary of Health Alison Beam said. “This partnership is another successful example of our health equity efforts to ensure Pennsylvanians, no matter where they live

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