The bill, which has yet to be introduced for addition to the 2021 Alabama legislative session and as yet has no named sponsor, would distribute part of the county’s overhead among cities. 

Several Calhoun County mayors signed an open letter Thursday to the Alabama Department of Public Health asking them to extend hours at vaccination sites, set up Saturday vaccination events, or allow school nurses to administer vaccines in school.

Dennis Bonner died a month ago, taken from his family on a January Monday at UAB Hospital by this pandemic’s unrelenting disease. He was just 63. COVID-19 has killed roughly 8,000 Alabamians and 450,000 Americans.

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