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MONTGOMERY, Ala. – About a week after the first shipments of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine were delivered to Alabama, Governor Kay Ivey and a couple of the state’s top health officials received the vaccine.

The first dose of the two-dose vaccine was administered to Gov. Ivey Monday afternoon at Baptist Medical Center South by Registered Nurse Donna Pugh. State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris and State Chief Medical Officer Dr. Mary McIntyre also received the vaccine.

Ivey, Harris and McIntyre joined together in a press conference after getting the vaccine to show their support for the vaccine and to encourage other Alabamians to take it once they are able to.

The governor showed appreciation for the scientists, medical professionals and the Trump Administration for their “nonstop commitment to creating and distributing a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine.”

She also thanked our ‘health care heroes’ who have been on the frontlines of this pandemic, especially as we are approaching

 

 


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