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UA Athletic Department releases video urging fans to get vaccinated

91.47% of the school’s overall athletic department vaccinated
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Published: Aug. 21, 2021 at 7:04 PM CDT
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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WBRC) - UPDATE: University of Alabama Athletics Director Greg Byrne said 91.47% of the school’s overall athletic department (student-athletes/coaches/staff) have now been vaccinated.

Byrne said the medical team released the updated numbers Monday.

The University of Alabama’s athletic department released a video Friday urging fans to get vaccinated against the coronavirus ahead of the upcoming football season.

“Choosing the vaccine is the right decision, and it’s a decision that could affect the rest of the team,” Greg Byrne, UA Athletic Director said in the video.

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