Earlier this week, the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) confirmed a raccoon to be positive for rabies after it attacked a person on a walking trail near a subdivision on Fox Hollow Road in Cullman.
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Cullman Regional Medical Center (CRMC) began restricting the number of visitors and requiring masks inside hospital facilities again as the nu…
The Cullman County Health Department is preparing some significant upgrades at its Logan Avenue headquarters in west Cullman; changes funded by the Centers for Disease Control and aimed at better equipping the facility to conduct testing and vaccinations for airborne illnesses.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The number of COVID-19 patients in Alabama hospitals Monday climbed to more than 900 — a number the state has not seen since February — as the state sees a surge in virus cases.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — With Alabama trailing the nation in COVID-19 vaccinations, infections rising and the governor refusing incentives to encourage more people to get shots, state prisons are offering $5 canteen credits to inmates to encourage more inoculations.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Cases of COVID-19 are rising exponentially in Alabama's largest metro area because a new, highly contagious variant is spreading among the unvaccinated, and public places should consider a return to requiring face masks, the head of the area health department said Thursday.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Alabama is suffering a "self-inflicted wound" from COVID-19, with hospitals again filling up as the state trails the nation in vaccinations and pandemic precautions like face masks and social distancing are all but forgotten, a health leader said Tuesday.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Alabama's low vaccination rate makes the state vulnerable to an increase in COVID-19 hospitalizations and deaths, an infectious disease expert warned Wednesday.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The Alabama Hospital Association said that 94% of patients hospitalized with COVID-19 did not get vaccinated against the virus as the group announced a new initiative to encourage more people to get the shots.
COLUMBUS, Ga. — Fort Benning's commanding general is urging more people to get vaccinated against COVID-19, saying it's crucial to protecting the soldiers on the sprawling Georgia army post.