The Alabama Hospital Association

“Mask Up” Video Contest to Show Importance of Wearing Masks

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – State medical groups are sponsoring a video contest to explain why it’s important to wear a mask during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Alabama Department of Public Health, the Alabama Hospital Association, and the Medical Association of the State of Alabama are sponsoring the “Mask Up Alabama” video contest. The videos should be 30-second or less and…

‘Tidal Wave’ of COVID-19 Feared as Alabama Hospitals Fill Up

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – A health official says Alabama hospitals that already are treating a record number of COVID-19 patients are bracing for a “tidal wave” of additional cases linked to holiday gatherings. Dr. Jeanne Marrazzo of the University of Alabama at Birmingham says health care systems could be overwhelmed within two or three weeks. The Alabama Hospital Association says…