COVID-19 update

Governor Ivey Extends Safer at Home Order and Statewide Mask Mandate Until April 9

Gov. Kay Ivey announced at a press conference Thursday that she is extending the statewide mask order. The mask order that was set to expire on Friday is now being extended to April 9. She made it clear that she will not keep the order in effect after April 9. This will be the last mask order extension. She says…

City of Mobile Plans to Move Forward with Mardi Gras Celebrations Despite Pandemic

The city of Mobile is moving ahead with plans to hold Mardi Gras celebrations in early 2021 despite the coronavirus pandemic. Some groups already have called off parades and balls because over concerns about spreading the virus that causes COVID-19. But reports say that Mayor Sandy Stimpson’s office has released a memo saying Mardi Gras isn’t being canceled. And the…

White House Coronavirus Response Coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx Visits Alabama, Meets with Gov. Ivey

The world renowned Dr. rejected claims that she is "in distress" and says Governor Ivey's mask mandate should be extended.

White House Coronavirus Response Coordinator, Dr. Deborah Birx, was in Alabama Thursday. She visited Governor Kay Ivey in the morning then hosted a round table discussion with community and state health officials at Auburn University. There have been claims that Dr. Birx is in distress with the direction of the White House Task Force. She rejected those claims in an…

Update on the Coronavirus Cases in Alabama

According to the Alabama Department of Public Health (APDH), there have been nearly 20-thousand new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in the last two weeks. Medical professionals in Alabama say they are witnessing two starkly different realities: Inside the hospitals, they attend to patients fighting for their lives in overcrowded intensive care units. Outside the medical centers’ doors, they see a…