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COVID-19 Vaccine Resources and Information

Vaccine Information

Whose Eligible?

Ages 5 and older are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine in Alabama.

The Pfizer vaccine is the only COVID-19 vaccine currently authorized for ages 5 and older. The Pfizer vaccine has been federally approved for individuals ages 16 and older. The Moderna and Johnson and Johnson vaccines are authorized for ages 18 and older. For individuals 5-17 years of age, please check the links below or contact the provider to see if the Pfizer vaccine is offered before scheduling your appointment. All county health departments offer COVID-19 vaccine, but some locations do not have all three brands available. All county health departments will offer the age eligible vaccine products for free to ages 5 and older.

Where Can I Receive the Vaccine?


Publix Pharmacy is administering the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson Vaccine by appointment and walk-in. To learn more, please click here.

Crimson Care Clinics:

Crimson Care clinics on Skyland Blvd. and Veterans Memorial Parkway are administering the Moderna vaccine. Visit

DCH Medical Center:

Offering the Pfizer vaccine at its drive through location. Starting the week of June 28, DCH will only offer vaccines to the public on Fridays from 7 a.m. to 5:50 p.m. To register or for more information on receiving the vaccine from DCH and to schedule an appointment, click here.

Tuscaloosa County Health Department:

The Tuscaloosa County Health Department is offering the Moderna vaccine to those eligible by appointment only. To schedule an appointment and find out more information, click here.

For instructions on completing your ADPH Vaccination paperwork, click here.

Winn Dixie

Winn Dixie pharmacy is offering the COVID vaccine at select Tuscaloosa locations. Visit to see participating locations and to schedule an appointment.  Pharmacist recommend calling any store to confirm availability.

Walmart & Sam’s Club Stores

Walmart and Sam’s Club will soon begin administering Pfizer and Moderna vaccines to eligible persons at select locations. For more information and to schedule an appoint, visit or

A list of locations can be found by clicking here

CVS Pharmacy 

CVS has begun administering the Johnson and Johnson vaccine in select Tuscaloosa locations. For appointments and more information, click here. 

Tuscaloosa VA Medical Center:

The Tuscaloosa VA is vaccinating veterans ages 40 and older. To schedule an appointment, please call 205-554-2010. If you are not enrolled at the Tuscaloosa VA, please call Eligibility and Enrollment at 205-554-2000 x2220 or x2221

University of Alabama

Individuals affiliated with the University of Alabama, including faculty, staff, and frontline contract workers, can click here for more information on receiving the vaccine. 

Maude Whatley Health Services

Maude Whatley Health Services has begun vaccinating those eligible to receive the vaccine. To make an appointment in Tuscaloosa please call 205-614-6189.

*This is not an inclusive list

Vaccine Information (Per CDC and FDA)

Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine

Manufacturer: Pfizer, Inc., and BioNTech
Type of vaccine: mRNA
Number of shots: 2, 21 days apart
Does not contain: Eggs, Preservatives, Latex
For a list of full ingredients and more information, click here.

Moderna Vaccine

Manufacturer: ModernaTX, Inc.
Type of vaccine: mRNA
Number of shots: 2, 28 days apart
Does not contain: Eggs, Preservatives, Latex
For a list of full ingredients and more information, click here.