coronavirus concerns

Baptist Health Updates Policies in Response to Safer-at-Home Order

As we continue to navigate through the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and recommendations continue to evolve, Baptist Health remains focused on protecting patients, medical providers, team members, and the local community. Based on Governor Kay Ivey’s recent Safer at Home order and recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), American College of Surgeons (ACS), Alabama Department of Public…

Governor Ivey Discusses Coronavirus Pandemic and Alabama Economy

The state wide stay at home order is in effect until April 30, pending a flattened curve of new infections.

In a one-on-one telephone interview with Alabama News Networks Jerome Jones, Alabama Governor Kay Ivey shed some light on Coronavirus and the efforts her administration is taking to re-open Alabama’s economy and stop the spread of the virus. Q: Governor Ivey, has it been stressful for you, knowing that there is no easy answer and no state, local, or federal Government leader…

Severe Weather: Elmore County Storm Opening If Needed Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic

The Elmore County EMA says the “Safer Places” storm shelter will open if needed. In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, many people have questioned if storms shelter would be open with storms looming. The government has issued several social distancing orders and that has people concerned when it comes to storm shelters. The Elmore County EMA has released the…

FUMC Pastor Shares Message of Hope During Coronavirus Outbreak

With social distancing in effect, local church leaders are moving services completely online. The platform change is allowing them to spread a message of hope to a larger audience. “We’re praying for all of Montgomery to be safe and to be healthy and be smart,” Pastor Jay Cooper of Montgomery’s First United Methodist Church said. Cooper said the Coronavirus pandemic…

Restaurant Owner Shares Concerns About CoronaVirus Effects

A state-wide health order update is now in effect— as state officials try to contain the spread of the Coronavirus. Restrictions include prohibiting gatherings of 25 people or more, and the closing of beaches and schools. Local restaurants are also under strict orders, which is affecting their income. Eastchase’s Full Moon Bar-B-Que is just one restaurant in the Capital City…