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Thursday, July 29, 2021

    Cullman Regional welcomes Internal Medicine Physician Shahdeen Alam, DO, to medical group

    Cullman, Ala. — Cullman Regional welcomes board-eligible Internal Medicine Physician Shahdeen Alam, DO, to the Cullman Regional Medical Group. Dr. Alam completed his medical degree at the DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine at Lincoln Memorial University and completed his post-doctoral training at Brookwood Baptist...

    Cullman Regional Mobile Medical Center to administer vaccines at Cullman County Courthouse through July

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman Regional will begin taking its Mobile Medical Center to the Cullman County Courthouse to administer free COVID-19 vaccines to the public. Every Thursday, beginning June 24 through the end of July, the Mobile Medical Center will be set up in...

    ADPH to provide funding for shade structures for public schools

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Although skin cancer is among the most preventable cancers, an estimated 1 in 5 Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime.   The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) encourages awareness about the dangers of overexposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays and the importance...

    Summer safety: swimming and water safety

    CULLMAN, Ala. - According to the World Health Organization (WHO), drowning is the third leading cause of unintentional injury deaths worldwide. Over 230,000 people on average die each year by drowning, though the WHO states that this number could be vastly underestimated. May is...

    Cullman Regional welcomes occupational medicine physician Donald Battle, MD, to medical group

    CULLMAN, Ala. — Cullman Regional welcomes board-certified family physician Donald Battle, MD, to the Cullman Regional Medical Group. Dr. Battle is a graduate of Emory University in Atlanta and completed medical school at the University of Virginia School of Medicine in Charlottesville, Virginia. He...

    Editorial: Laying stress at the door

    As a certified yoga instructor who has taught for over seven years, Beverly Dotesy found her neighboring passion in massage therapy. She had always wanted to open her own place to practice and thus, Massage and Yoga with Beverly was born. While her space...

    Victim Services seeks to bring Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner to Cullman

     CULLMAN, Ala. - For victims of sexual violence in Cullman County, access to rapid response by forensic personnel trained to deal with the particular issues of those crimes is limited. Children and teens can turn to Brooks’ Place Child Advocacy Center and its Forensic...

    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...