OWA Updates: COVID safety guidelines

ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH COVID-19 VACCINATION CLINIC IN BALDWIN COUNTY


Contact Number: Alabama Department of Public Health (800) 270-7268

Date: Wednesday, March 3 (1st and 2nd dose. Pending vaccine availability) & Thursday, March 4, 2021 (2nd dose only)

Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (on the above date)

Address: OWA, 1501 S. OWA Boulevard, Foley, AL 36535

Details: Per the Alabama Department of Public Health appointments will not be scheduled for these clinics. There will be no prior registration. There is no charge for the vaccine, however individuals must meet one of the following criteria:

  • be 65 years or older
  • be a first responder including EMS, firefighters, and law enforcement
  • be a healthcare worker
  • be a Frontline essential worker in one of these categories              
    • Corrections officers
    • Food and agriculture workers
    • U.S. Postal Service workers
    • Manufacturing workers
    • Grocery store workers
    • Public transit workers
    • People who work in the education sector
    • Childcare workers
    • Judiciary

Vaccinations will be provided on a first-come, first-serve, drive-through basis. Future dates will be announced, pending vaccine supply. Qualifying individuals will need to bring identification.

For those receiving their second dose of vaccine, individuals MUST bring their COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card, which was provided when their first dose was received. This will allow ADPH to confirm the second dose is received within the recommended time frame. Those receiving their second dose of vaccine will be served in a designated line.

Individuals are encouraged to plan for extended wait times in their vehicles, as this will be a drive-through only clinic. Individuals are encouraged to bring water, snacks, and plan accordingly.

The Alabama Department of Public Health is the lead agency for this vaccine initiative. Please call ADPH at 1-800-270-7268 with any questions regarding these clinics. Please do not call OWA, the City of Foley, or Baldwin County EMA with questions regarding COVID-19 vaccination clinics.

There are several options for individuals wishing to obtain the vaccine in Baldwin County. If individuals wish to make an appointment, local providers/hospitals may be contacted directly for additional details on their respective facilities. The ADPH COVID-19 Dashboard contains a complete list of facilities offering vaccine: https://alpublichealth.maps.arcgis.com/apps/opsdashboard/index.html#/2b4627aa70c5450791a7cf439ed047ec

COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic – FAQ’s

Who do I contact for questions or concerns about the vaccine or the distribution program taking place at OWA?

OWA is not involved in the vaccination program, we are only serving as a location host.
The Alabama Department of Public Health is administering the vaccination program and can be reached at (800) 270-7268.

Is OWA hiring medical personnel or recruiting volunteers to help administer the vaccine?

No, OWA is serving as a site host only. All coordination of staff and volunteers helping with distribution of the vaccine is being handled through the Alabama Department of Public Health. They can be reached at (800) 270-7268.

Are the shops, restaurants, and/or live entertainment attractions open in Downtown OWA?

Yes, our shops, restaurants, and/or live entertainment attractions are operating with normal business hours seven days a week. Be sure to check VisitOWA.com for each business’ specific operating days/hours.

Who do I contact about a concern or complaint regarding OWA’s involvement with the vaccine distribution?

We are sorry to hear you have a (complaint/concern) with the onsite vaccine distribution. Is this something I can try to help you with today? If not, you are welcome to email your (complaint/concern) to [email protected] and a Team Member will follow up.