Huntsville Hospital to reopen COVID vaccine waiting list, online portal

Cabarrus Health Alliance has received 2,300 doses of the Moderna vaccine and anticipates...
Cabarrus Health Alliance has received 2,300 doses of the Moderna vaccine and anticipates receiving 1,900 of the Pfizer vaccine this week.(WBTV File)
Updated: Mar. 1, 2021 at 3:52 PM CST
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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) - Huntsville Hospital announced the reopening of its COVID-19 vaccine waiting list after learning it will receive more doses for its community vaccination clinic.

Hospital officials say the latest increase of the Pfizer vaccine will allow up to 2,500 new doses per week. The hospital is expecting the new shipment beginning March 9.

Staff plans to administer 500 shots each day moving forward.

“We are a Pfizer shop; they are all Pfizer vaccines,” said Senior Vice President of Operations Tracy Doughty. :We haven’t heard if we will get and Johnson & Johnson. When the portal opens to order, we are going to order to see if we get some. Not sure if we will or not. What they are planning to give us so far is 2,500 new doses a week of the Pfizer doses.”

With the new allocation starting, participants who are eligible can visit the online portal to join the waiting list and find more information at

Participants will be called when a vaccination slot becomes available.

Due to the amount of people eligible for the vaccine in the area, please know this still could take several weeks before an appointment in confirmed according to officials with the hospital.

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