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    Cullman County Schools reports 101 students quarantined due to COVID-19

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman County Schools has 101 students quarantined systemwide due to COVID-19, according to Superintendent Dr. Shane Barnette. In an email to The Tribune Tuesday morning, Barnette wrote, "As a district, we have 56 students that have been isolated either due to a...

    COVID-19 clinical drug trial underway in Cullman, seeking patients

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman Clinical Trials (CCT), a medical research group affiliated with Cullman Primary Care, began a trial this week of a drug that may be able to combat the symptoms of COVID-19 and keep patients healthier through the progress of the disease....

    September is National Recovery Month

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – September is National Recovery Month and this long-standing, national observance promotes the societal benefits of prevention, treatment and recovery for substance use and mental disorders, as well as promoting that recovery is possible. Now in its 31st year, Recovery Month celebrates...

    Flu vaccine: this year more than ever

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - “If there was ever a year to be sure you get a flu vaccine, this is it.” That is the recommendation of Erin DeLaney, M.D., assistant professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine in the School of Medicine at the...

    ADPH responds to AHSAA’s remarks on spectators at athletic events

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) notes that a memo issued Thursday by the Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) says spectators will be allowed to attend football games and other athletic events, but attendance likely will be significantly reduced....

    UAB launches second round of urgent, high-impact COVID-19 research

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Urgent high-impact COVID-19 research at the University of Alabama at Birmingham is catching its second breath, thanks to the generosity of Alabama business leader donors and the discovery and clinical skills of UAB researchers. Ten new pilot projects — funded by $402,000...

    State releases 2020 Fish Consumption Advisories

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH), in cooperation with the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM), the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) and the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) recently released the Alabama Fish Consumption Advisories report for...

    ABC Board: Starting Aug. 1, no alcohol service after 11 p.m.

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The Alabama Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Board on Monday approved an emergency order that limits the hours of operations for restaurants, bars and other entities that sell alcohol. The emergency rule is effective immediately, but will not be enforced until Saturday, Aug....

    Planet Fitness to require face masks in all locations effective Aug. 1

    LATEST: https://www.cullmantribune.com/2020/07/30/planet-fitness-adjusts-mask-policy-to-exclude-members-actively-working-out/ HAMPTON, N.H. - Planet Fitness, Inc. on Monday announced that members and guests will be required to wear a mask at all times while inside all open stores, beginning Aug. 1. Currently, all Planet Fitness employees are required to wear masks. “As we continue...

    Alabama agriculture feeling effects of COVID-19

    AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – Practically every industry has been affected by COVID-19 in some fashion. Professionals from the Alabama Cooperative Extension System and Auburn University’s College of Agriculture recently performed a survey to evaluate the impact of the disease on the Alabama...