Over 100 people get vaccinated at ‘Stuck with Chuck’ vaccine rally featuring Charles Barkley
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - NBA great and Auburn alum Charles Barkley joined UAB Saturday, Aug. 28 at Legion Field for the #StuckwithChuck vaccine rally.
The event was sponsored by the UAB Minority Health & Health Disparities Research Center (MHRC) and organizers report that over 100 people were vaccinated.
The vaccine rally featured:
- Comments by Charles Barkley
- Drive-through and walk-up vaccinations
- Vaccines offered at no cost to you
- Socially distant event—please wear your mask
- Free t-shirt to the first 300 people vaccinated
- Food trucks will be available to purchase from
Details: Saturday, Aug. 28 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Legion Field - 400 Graymont Ave W, Birmingham, AL 35204
Barkley joined The Next Round sports talk show with Jim Dunaway, Ryan Brown and Lance Taylor earlier this month.
“Most of the fun places are locked down because of COVID,” Barkley said. “And you’ve got these idiots out here who don’t want to take the vaccine and who don’t want to wear a mask, and they’re out here getting people sick and killing people all over the country, and some of these countries won’t let you go there,” Barkley said.
“So I think right now I’m gonna chill. You know, I got screwed last summer because of the [NBA playoff] bubble,” Barkley said. “This summer, I’m just getting screwed by dummies who won’t get the vaccine and won’t wear their masks, so we can get this thing under control and get back to normalcy.”
You can view a portion of the video from The Next Round below:
(Video Source: The Next Round)
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