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Paul Goepfert, M.D.

Infectious Diseases •  Vaccines and vaccine research • COVID-19

The Alabama Department of Public Health is partnering with UAB Athletics as part of their KICK COVID program to host a vaccine clinic Saturday, Oct. 23, at Protective Stadium.

UAB clinical psychiatrist Megan Hays walks through five strategies that can be used to manage pandemic anger and burnout. 

The Delta variant poses a new threat to pregnant women. UAB women’s health and infectious disease experts discuss the effects of COVID-19 and the vaccines on pregnancy.   

UAB’s Adam Baumgarten, M.D., shares more on the safety of the COVID-19 vaccine for men.

COVID-19 vaccines will be available through the JCDH at UAB’s first home football game.
Videoconferencing software has helped address lower treatment rates and higher numbers of overdoses during the pandemic, but it has also made it easier for family members to stay connected to their loved one’s recovery journey.

To schedule an appointment, visit UABMedicineVaccine.org, or call 205-975-1881 for assistance.

UAB public health expert: Masking in Alabama during the Labor Day weekend could prevent at least 3,500 and as many as 6,000 COVID-19 cases in Alabama the following week and help end the surge.

Monoclonal antibody infusion is effective, but UAB doctors say getting the COVID-19 vaccine is the best way to prevent someone from being hospitalized because of COVID-19.
NBA basketball legend Charles Barkley brings his plea for widespread vaccination against COVID-19 to a vaccine rally on Saturday, Aug. 28 at Legion Field.

UAB’s Jeanne Marrazzo, M.D., explains the importance of getting vaccinated after having COVID, which vaccine to get and when to get it. 

“These people are the sickest of the sick.” Hear from one of the nurses helping COVID patients inside UAB Hospital.
To stop the spread of the highly contagious Delta variant and protect patients and each other, UAB Health System requires employees and people working in its hospital and clinics to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

Sixto Leal, M.D., Ph.D., was featured in the “Front(line) and Center” category in the Pathologist's 2021 Power List recognizing some of the most inspirational pathologists and laboratory medicine professionals in the U.S. in 2021.

UAB will partner with the Alabama Department of Public Health, Alabama State Department of Education and local school districts to conduct individualized COVID-19 testing plans. The testing is free, voluntary and safe.

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