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    Hartselle Health Park Specialty Clinic now scheduling appointments

    HARTSELLE, Ala. - Patients can now schedule appointments at Cullman Regional’s Hartselle Health Park Specialty Clinic. The specialty physician clinic is the first phase of the Hartselle Health Park to be completed.   The Hartselle Health Park provides convenient access to healthcare in the Hartselle community...

    Alabama’s hospitals and nursing homes still under federal mask requirements

    MONGOMERY, Ala. - While the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced May 13 that people fully vaccinated for COVID-19 may go mask-less in most places, Alabama’s nursing homes and hospitals are still under federal mask requirements. The Alabama Nursing Home Association and...

    Governor Ivey Announces COVID-19 Vaccination Eligibility to be Expanded in Alabama to Include Individuals Age 12 and Older, Effective Immediately

    MONTGOMERY, Ala.  – Governor Kay Ivey on Thursday announced Alabama is expanding COVID-19 vaccination eligibility to include individuals ages 12 and older, effective immediately. On Monday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use in adolescents with the...

    Alabama faith leaders call on Gov. Ivey to expand Medicaid

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Nearly 300 Alabama faith leaders released a joint letter Thursday calling on Gov. Kay Ivey to expand Medicaid coverage immediately for adults with low incomes. The letter – signed by 278 pastors, imams, sisters and other faith leaders – asks for...

    Alabama House approves medical marijuana bill

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The Alabama House of Representatives on Thursday approved a medical marijuana bill that would allow registered patients with qualifying conditions to safely access and use medical cannabis.  The Senate is expected to give its final approval and send it to Governor Kay...

    Relay Day – A community coming together against cancer

     CULLMAN, Ala. - On Thursday, May 6, 2021, Cullman Mayor Woody Jacobs proclaimed Friday, May 7, 2021, “Relay Day – A Community Coming Together Against Cancer” in recognition of Relay For Life of Cullman County’s “Lights on First Drive Thru Luminaria and Survivor Parade”...

    Mayor proclaims ‘Mental Health Awareness Month’ in Cullman

     CULLMAN, Ala. - On Wednesday, May 5, 2021, Cullman Mayor Woody Jacobs proclaimed the month of May 2021 “Mental Health Awareness Month” in the City of Cullman.    Mental Health Awareness Month was started in 1949 by Mental Health America to communicate the importance of mental...

    Governor Ivey announces COVID-19 Public Health Order and State of Emergency to end

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Governor Kay Ivey on Monday announced that Alabama’s COVID-19 public health order will end Monday, May 31, 2021, and the state of emergency will end Tuesday, July 6, 2021. “For over a year now, Alabamians, like people around the globe, have made...

    Mental Health Awareness Month

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Each May, the Alabama Department of Mental Health (ADMH) promotes Mental Health Month along with other national organizations to raise awareness about mental health and to reduce stigma. This Mental Health Month’s theme is “Tools 2 Thrive,” and provides practical tools that...

    Hanceville High School blood drive surpasses donor goal

     HANCEVILLE. Ala. - Students at Hanceville High School filled every spot available for their spring blood drive with the American Red Cross. Tuesday’s blood drive was held in the lobby of the school’s gymnasium and students were happy to donate, many for the first...