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Vaccines for elderly to begin January 18

According to information released by D.W. McMillan Memorial Hospital officials, COVID-19 vaccinations for those 75 and older will begin Jan. 18.

Those who fall into the eligible category will be allowed to register for the vaccine, by email only. No call-ins or walk-ins will be accepted to the registry.

To register for the vaccination, email COVID19dwm@echca.org.

For more information on eligibility and vaccine availability, please visit the Alabama Department of Public Health website information page at https://www.alabamapublichealth.gov/covid19/vaccine.html