coronavirus montgomery

Bell Toll Ceremony to Mark Montgomery’s COVID-19 Deaths

St. John’s Episcopal Church will hold a bell toll ceremony Thursday to remember the lives lost in Montgomery to COVID-19. Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed, Montgomery County Commission Chairman Elton Dean and Pike Road Mayor Gordon Stone are scheduled to attend the ceremony on April 1 at 4 p.m. The bells of St. John’s will toll 500 times to collectively mourn…

Montgomery Public Schools to Offer In-Class Learning Starting October 13

Montgomery Public Schools will offer in-class learning starting October 13. So far this school year, only virtual learning has been offered. Starting today, parents can tell MPS if they would like for their children to remain virtual starting the next nine-week grading period or switch to in-class. FILL OUT FORM MPS will offer two learning options: virtual or face-to-face, starting…

Dr. Don Williamson Describes What Alabama Hospitals Face During COVID-19 Pandemic

Alabama Hospital Association President Dr. Don Williamson, who is a former State Health Officer, took time for a one-on-one interview with Alabama News Network to describe the situation hospitals face during the COVID-19 pandemic. We asked him about the hospitals in Montgomery, as Montgomery County has taken the lead in the number of cases in Alabama. “Our hospitals have now…

Montgomery County’s COVID-19 Cases Are Double Jefferson, Mobile Counties’ in Past 14 Days

Over the last 14 days, Montgomery County has had double the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 compared to Jefferson and Mobile counties, according to statistics from the Alabama Department of Public Health. In a release from the Alabama Hospital Association, Jefferson County (population 659,892) has experienced 449 cases, and Mobile County (population 414,659) has had 427 cases. During the…

Montgomery Postal Worker Dies of COVID-19

  Montgomery USPS Office/Source: Alabama News Network The U.S. Postal Service has confirmed that a worker in the main Winton M. Blount postal facility in Montgomery has died of COVID-19. The worker’s name isn’t being released. The employee died Sunday morning, April 5. The USPS says the  employee worked on the night shift at the Montgomery Processing and Distribution Center….

Equal Justice Initiative Closing Montgomery Sites Because of Coronavirus

The Montgomery-based Equal Justice Initiative has announced that it will be closing the Legacy Museum, National Memorial for Peace and Justice and the Peace and Justice Memorial Center in response to the coronavirus. The closures became effective at 5 p.m. today. EJI says the sites will remain closed for the rest of the month. If you purchased tickets to visit…

Mayor Steven Reed Activates Montgomery Emergency Operations Center

Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed and public safety officials have activated the Montgomery Emergency Operations Center in response to the coronavirus. “As the tip of the spear for central Alabama, Montgomery is ready,” Mayor Reed said in a statement. “At this very moment, we are standing up our Emergency Operations Center and ready to take immediate action on any and all…

Update: Alabama Reports 12 Confirmed Coronavirus Cases

The Alabama Department of Public Health has updated its number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in the state. The following is the latest information: In December 2019, a new (or novel) human coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) type emerged in China. At this time, it’s unclear how easily this virus is spreading between people. Patients with confirmed COVID-19 infection have reportedly had mild…