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    Children 5-11 now eligible for reduced dose Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recommended pediatric Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for children 5-11 years of age in the U.S. The COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine for this age group is a reduced dose (10 microgram), two-dose series.The Alabama Department...

    Hanceville company Louisiana Pacific to open employee only clinic

    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - The second largest employer in Hanceville, materials manufacturer Louisiana Pacific, opened a new employee-only health care clinic on Oct. 26. This facility allows employees exclusive access to healthcare for themselves and their families.   The clinic was made possible through a partnership with...

    Governor Ivey issues Executive Order to fight overreaching Covid-19 vaccine mandates

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Governor Kay Ivey on Monday signed Executive Order 724 to fight the overreaching covid-19 vaccine mandates from the federal government. In doing so, Governor Ivey released the following statement: “The federal government’s outrageous overreach has simply given us no other option but...

    COVID-19 booster shot eligibility expands to additional individuals and vaccines

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) continues to follow the guidance of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) concerning administration of COVID-19 vaccine, including boosters. Guidance is being given to...

    Hartselle Health Park Urgent Care now open

    HARTSELLE, Ala. - Cullman Regional has opened a new Urgent Care Center at Hartselle Health Park, providing the community new and much needed healthcare services. “Access to healthcare is vital for communities like Hartselle,” said Cullman Regional CEO James Clements. “We’re immensely proud of Hartselle...

    Wallace State hosting flu shot clinics Oct. 19-21

    HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Wallace State Community College will host flu shot clinics Oct. 19 - 21 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. each day in room 200 of the School of Nursing and Center for Science building. Shots will be provided for free with those...

    Reporting of COVID-19 deaths in Alabama appears to differ from other reporting

    MONTGOMERY, Ala.  - Death counts from COVID-19 appear to vary widely based on their reporting sources—the news media, hospitals and county health departments—and there are reasons these apparent discrepancies in the number of deaths occur.  “The Alabama Department of Public Health considers any deaths to...

    Cullman City Schools Oct. 5 COVID-19 case update

    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman City Schools system has a total of 13 students currently absent due to reported positive cases of COVID-19 as of Tuesday, October 5, according to the latest school attendance data.Cullman Middle School reported four positive student cases, Cullman High...

    Cullman Regional introduces new Pristina 3D mammography machine

    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Women’s Diagnostic Center at Cullman Regional is proud to announce the addition of the GE Seneographe Pristina 3D mammography machine. The new equipment comes with advanced technology that allows our physicians to better diagnose breast cancer and provides a more...

    CORONAVIRUS-19 (COVID-19) FLASH released Sept. 29

    Cullman County is in the High-Risk category for overall level of community transmission. Cullman Regional Current Situation ·         45 COVID positive patients, six of whom are on a ventilator ·         Continue to be vigilant in mask wearing and social distancing.  Everyone should continue to follow precautions to...