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    The Link hosts substance abuse roundtable as part of state response project

    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Link of Cullman County on Wednesday hosted a roundtable discussion about substance abuse in the Cullman area, focused on identifying resources available to respond to the crisis, as well as barriers to response. The event was sponsored by the Montevallo-based...

    Cullman Regional RN Recruitment Open House Nov. 2 at Karma’s

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Nurses are invited to look at new career opportunities at Cullman Regional during an RN Recruitment Open House Saturday, Nov. 2 from 8 a.m.-noon at Karma’s Coffee House. Nurses who attend the open house will have the opportunity to meet with...

    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...

    ADPH: More than 800 COVID-19 cases reported both Thursday, Friday

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. -The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) on Friday cautioned the public that the risk of contracting the novel coronavirus COVID-19 remains. More than 800 cases were reported both Thursday, June 11 (848) and Friday, June 12 (859). Cullman Regional on Friday reported...

    Pfizer COVID-19 booster dose for children 5-11 now authorized, recommendations updated

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Children ages 5 - 11 are now authorized to receive a booster dose of Pfizer/BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine at least five months after completion of the primary vaccine series. Children ages 5 - 11 years who are moderately or severely immunocompromised should...

    As infant formula shortage continues, Alabama pediatricians advise against diluting infant formula

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- News reports abound about the current shortage of infant formula facing families across the nation and in Alabama, due to supply chain issues and a recall of products by one of the largest producers of infant formula in the United States....

    COVID-19 case, vaccine update: Feb. 27

    Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021 COVID-19 update from the Alabama Department of Public Health’s COVID-19 Dashboard Hub (https://bit.ly/3iVJwXK) Case details Total confirmed cases in AL: 386,036 (+807 since yesterday) Probable cases in AL: 106,647 (+27 since yesterday)   Total confirmed deaths in AL: 7,787 (+53 since yesterday)            Probable...

    (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...

    Cullman County COVID-19 update: Dec. 18

    CULLMAN, Ala. –  According to the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH), Cullman County added 74 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, with 4,419 cases confirmed across the county since the beginning of the pandemic. Of those, 1,261 were confirmed...

    As first COVID-19 vaccine is fully approved, get vaccinated for COVID-19 as soon as possible

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Too few Alabamians realize the seriousness of infection with COVID-19 and have not made the decision to be vaccinated or have postponed getting the free vaccine that will save them, their families and communities from this devastating virus. Hospitalizations and deaths...