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    Who can get a COVID-19 vaccine in Cullman County? And where?

    Updated 2-10-21 2:21 p.m. CULLMAN, Ala. – Alabama’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout continues, and many readers have asked who is eligible and where vaccines are available in Cullman County. Here is what we know as of Feb. 9, 2021. WHO is eligible for a vaccine in Alabama? People...

    ADPH issues advisory against consuming largemouth bass from most Alabama waters

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) is advising that no largemouth bass be consumed from most bodies of water in Alabama due to mercury contamination. Specific to Cullman County, it advises against consuming largemouth bass from Lake Catoma, and any...

    COVID-19: Ivey, ADPH issue new statewide public health order, effective immediately

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Gov. Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) on Thursday issued a statewide health order to aid in Alabama’s efforts to contain the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Statewide through April 5: All gatherings of 25 persons or more, or...

    (Update) Cullman Regional doctors have COVID-19 test option for those denied by ADPH

    Updated 3-13-20 9:05 a.m. CULLMAN, Ala. - Testing for COVID-19 is now available from Cullman Regional's reference lab, Mayo Medical Laboratory, for patients who are denied testing from the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) whose physicians still want them tested, according to Cullman Regional...

    Birmingham Iron chooses local woman as massage coordinator

    Kristie Williams (front, second from left) with her fellow Alliance of American Football league massage coordinators, program Director Sandy Fritz and Assistant Director Luke Fritz in San Antonio last week (Photo courtesy of Kristie Williams) CULLMAN - With the Alliance of American Football (AAF) league...

    Order of the state health officer suspending certain public gatherings due to risk of infection by COVID-19

      WHEREAS Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) has been detected in Alabama;   WHEREAS the appearance of COVID-19 in the State poses the potential of widespread exposure to an infectious agent that poses significant risk of substantial harm to a large number of people;   WHEREAS the State Board of...

    COVID-19 drive-thru testing available at Cullman Ag Center

    CULLMAN, Ala. - A drive-thru COVID-19 test site has been set up at the Cullman County Agricultural Trade Center by local physician Jeremy Stidham. The site will be open at 8:30 each morning and will operate until each day’s worth of test kits has...

    Walmart announces list of stores where eligible Alabamians can get COVID-19 vaccine

    CULLMAN, Ala. -  Walmart and Sam’s Club pharmacies will begin administering COVID-19 vaccines through the U.S. Federal Retail Pharmacy Program Feb. 12, 2021, according to a media release from the company. Multiple Walmart and Sam’s Club locations in Alabama are included in the program. More...

    ADPH, ADMH partner to break the cycle of stigma

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) and the Alabama Department of Mental Health (ADMH) have launched a statewide campaign, Stop Judging. Start Healing., aimed at assisting friends, family, physicians, mental health care clinicians, substance abuse prevention and treatment providers and...

    ‘We need prayers and we need our community to help slow the spread’

    CULLMAN, Ala. - In its weekly COVID-19 update for the community, Cullman Regional reported Wednesday 83 positive patients, with 21 currently on ventilators. The update said Cullman Regional has reported 107 COVID deaths to the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH); 80 of those...