Childrens Hospital in Birmingham

Coronavirus and Children, UAB Pediatrician Gives Insight

As the start of the school year inches closer, there are still many unknowns about coronavirus and children. Alabama News Network spoke with Dr. GiGi Youngblood of Children’s Hospital of Alabama to get some answers. A portion of the interview can be read below. Q: When it comes to children and coronavirus, are children more or less susceptible to the virus? A:…

Wagons For Carlie a Huge Success

Five-year-old Carlie Nolen may be handicapped, but you wouldn’t know it if you met her. “She may be bound to a wheelchair, but her personality’s not,” Carlie’s father Kyle Nolen says. “She’s one of those that she can just take whatever God puts in front of her and use it to her advantage.” The Nolen family has been in and…

Troy Fire Department Collecting Toys For Children’s of Alabama Hospital

Firefighters are known for helping people during times of tragedy. Sometimes, the tragedy is being stuck in a hospital during the holidays. That is why Troy Fire Department is collecting toys for Children’s Hospital in Birmingham. “It’s just a small thing that we can do to kinda help out,” TPD Sergeant/ EMT DJ Williams says. “We all know someone that’s kinda…