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    Cullman Regional announces $30M expansion, including Critical Care Unit, ER

    Updated 6-27-19 12:47 p.m. CULLMAN, Ala. - The Health Care Authority of Cullman County/ Cullman Regional Board of Directors announced Thursday they have initiated a $30 million expansion to the current facility. The expansion will increase the capacity of the Critical Care Unit (CCU) by...

    Tyson: ‘Oxygen levels in affected streams have returned to normal’

    CULLMAN, Ala. – Last Thursday, June 6, approximately 220,000 gallons of effluent (liquid waste or sewage) were spilled by the Tyson Foods, Inc./River Valley Ingredients plant (formerly American Proteins) in Hanceville into the Dave Young Creek, which flows to the Mulberry Fork. Reaction was...

    Snake safety

    CULLMAN, Ala. - The fear of snakes, or ophidiophobia, is one of the most common phobias among humans. There is a debate in the scientific community as to whether or not the fear is learned or part of human evolution as a survival mechanism....

    (Updated) City v. County blood drive brings in 152 units

    Updated 6-10-19 12:01 p.m. Final numbers from the blood drive came in Monday morning: City of Cullman: 62 units Cullman County: 90 units Total: 152 units   Three lives can be saved per unit, so that's more than 450 lives.     CULLMAN, Ala. - Every summer, the LifeSouth Community Blood Centers hold...

    Mental health bill sponsored by Gudger, Shedd passes Legislature, goes to Ivey

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The Alabama Legislature on Thursday passed a bill that would allow people who have been temporarily committed for mental health reasons to be kept for further care, even after the expiration of their court-ordered commitments, under certain conditions.  The bill was...

    ADPH: Mental Health Awareness Month celebrated in May

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – When you or someone you love is dealing with a mental health concern, it can be an overwhelming feeling. It’s important to remember that mental health is essential to everyone’s overall health and well-being, and mental illnesses are common and treatable,...

    ADPH: Person with measles likely exposed other people during 2 stops in Alabama

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - On April 23, the Tennessee Department of Health reported to the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) that an individual with a confirmed measles case traveled through Alabama on April 11 and made two stops during the infectious period. Persons should check...

    Annual luncheon spotlights women’s heart health

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    Dr. Tracy Neal, a cardiovascular disease specialist at the Cullman Regional Cardiology Clinic, speaks at Friday’s National Wear Red Day Luncheon at Top of the Town. (Christy Perry for The Cullman Tribune) CULLMAN - Women “rocked the red” Friday at the 2019 National Wear Red...

    Cullman Regional offering free heart disease screenings Feb. 7, 14, 28

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    CULLMAN - In recognition of American Heart Month, Cullman Regional will offer free heart disease screenings to the community on Feb. 7, 14 and 28.  Appointments are preferred, but walk-ins are welcome. Do you have high cholesterol? Do you have high blood pressure? Does your...

    Cullman Regional showcases positive growth, new robotic surgery capabilities

    Urologist/Robotic Surgery Director Dr. Erik Wallin talks to a guest about Cullman Regional’s new da Vinci Xi robotic surgery device, which has been in use at the hospital since October 2018. (W.C. Mann for The Cullman Tribune) CULLMAN - Community leaders gathered at Cullman Regional...

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