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COVID Cases at Camden Elementary School Sparks Concern

From the West Alabama Newsroom– A group of parents in Wilcox County is raising concerns about the safety at a Camden elementary school due to COVID-19. J. E. Hobbs Elementary School in Camden was shut down for two days last week — due to positive COVID cases. The school was cleaned and sanitized — but some parents remain concerned —…

Vaccination Phase 1C Opens, Health Officials Say ‘Supply doesn’t meet Demand’

As of Monday, Alabama opens up vaccination eligibility to two million more Alabamians in Phase 1-C. Dr. Karen Landers, ADPH, says currently the vaccine supply is less than the demand. Though, the process is still moving upward. “Even during the week we had bad weather,” said Dr. Landers, “We’re continuing to give more and more vaccines each week…” Some residents…

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…

COVID-19 Crisis Transforms Annual Central Alabama Fair into Fall Festival in Selma

From the West Alabama Newsroom– COVID-19 has caused some major changes to the annual Central Alabama Fair in Selma. And as a result, organizers have even changed the name of this year’s event. Fair Manager John Haskell is working to get the fairgrounds ready for this year’s event. “It’s going to be different,” said Haskell. “We’re going to call it…