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Vote for Your Favorite Video in the “Mask Up Alabama” Video Contest

You have the chance to vote in the “Mask Up Alabama” video contest.  State medical groups are sponsoring the contest to show people why it’s important to wear a mask during the COVID-19 pandemic. Judges from the Alabama Hospital Association, the Alabama Department of Public Health and the Medical Association of the State of Alabama have watched nearly 100 videos…

First Alabama School Dashboard of 2021 Shows State COVID-19 Cases Down, Local Cases Up

The Alabama Department of Public Health has released its first school dashboard of coronavirus cases of 2021. The dashboard shows totals as of January 15. Overall, there are 3,071 COVID-19 cases involving Alabama’s public schools for this week. That is down from 3,352 for December 18, which was the final report of 2020. The dashboard doesn’t specify whether the cases…

“Mask Up” Video Contest to Show Importance of Wearing Masks

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – State medical groups are sponsoring a video contest to explain why it’s important to wear a mask during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Alabama Department of Public Health, the Alabama Hospital Association, and the Medical Association of the State of Alabama are sponsoring the “Mask Up Alabama” video contest. The videos should be 30-second or less and…

State Medical Groups Sponsoring Video Contest to Get People to Wear a Mask

State medical groups are sponsoring a video contest to explain why it’s important to wear a mask during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Alabama Department of Public Health, the Alabama Hospital Association and the Medical Association of the State of Alabama are sponsoring the “Mask Up Alabama” video contest. The videos should be 30-second or less and need to highlight basic…

Alabama School Coronavirus Dashboard for December 18

The Alabama Department of Public Health has released an updated school dashboard of coronavirus cases for December 18. Overall, there are 3,352 COVID-19 cases involving Alabama’s public schools for this week. That is up from 3,255 last week. The dashboard doesn’t specify whether the cases involve students, teachers or other school employees. In the Montgomery metro area, here are the…

Alabama School Coronavirus Dashboard for Nov. 20

The Alabama Department of Public Health has released the school dashboard of coronavirus cases for November 20. Overall, there are 2,261 COVID-19 cases involving Alabama’s public schools for this week. That is up from 1,592 last week. In the Montgomery metro area, here are the number of cases for the week: Montgomery Public Schools – 38 Autauga County Schools –…

Health Officials Recommend Steps for Healthy Holiday Travel

If you are planning to travel for the holiday season, might as well do it safely right? The Alabama Department of Public Health is asking Alabamians to either get tested or self-monitor yourself for any possible symptoms. These are the best ways to help prevent the spread of coronavirus, officials say. The ADPH recommend the ‘GuideSafe’ app to help monitor…

Hospitalizations and Deaths from COVID-19 Rise in Alabama

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – The number of people in Alabama hospitals with COVID-19 is creeping upward as health officials expressed concern about the trajectory of the pandemic headed into the flu and holiday season. State Health Officer Scott Harris said Tuesday that state numbers are clearly moving upward. Alabama Department of Public Health statistics showed 1,206 people were hospitalized Tuesday…

ADPH Partners with Eastdale Mall in Drive-Thru Flu Shot Clinic

The Alabama Department of Public Health partnered with Eastdale Mall to hold a drive-thru flu shot clinic. The five minute process included residents driving in, giving their background information, and getting the flu shot. ADPH officials are encouraging all Alabamians to get their flu shot as it will keep more families healthy and safe. For more information visit here. Categories:…