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    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...

    Alabama House approves medical marijuana bill

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The Alabama House of Representatives on Thursday approved a medical marijuana bill that would allow registered patients with qualifying conditions to safely access and use medical cannabis.  The Senate is expected to give its final approval and send it to Governor Kay...

    Relay Day – A community coming together against cancer

     CULLMAN, Ala. - On Thursday, May 6, 2021, Cullman Mayor Woody Jacobs proclaimed Friday, May 7, 2021, “Relay Day – A Community Coming Together Against Cancer” in recognition of Relay For Life of Cullman County’s “Lights on First Drive Thru Luminaria and Survivor Parade”...

    Mayor proclaims ‘Mental Health Awareness Month’ in Cullman

     CULLMAN, Ala. - On Wednesday, May 5, 2021, Cullman Mayor Woody Jacobs proclaimed the month of May 2021 “Mental Health Awareness Month” in the City of Cullman.    Mental Health Awareness Month was started in 1949 by Mental Health America to communicate the importance of mental...

    Governor Ivey announces COVID-19 Public Health Order and State of Emergency to end

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Governor Kay Ivey on Monday announced that Alabama’s COVID-19 public health order will end Monday, May 31, 2021, and the state of emergency will end Tuesday, July 6, 2021. “For over a year now, Alabamians, like people around the globe, have made...

    Mental Health Awareness Month

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Each May, the Alabama Department of Mental Health (ADMH) promotes Mental Health Month along with other national organizations to raise awareness about mental health and to reduce stigma. This Mental Health Month’s theme is “Tools 2 Thrive,” and provides practical tools that...

    Hanceville High School blood drive surpasses donor goal

     HANCEVILLE. Ala. - Students at Hanceville High School filled every spot available for their spring blood drive with the American Red Cross. Tuesday’s blood drive was held in the lobby of the school’s gymnasium and students were happy to donate, many for the first...

    Cullman Regional relocates COVID-19 vaccine clinic to Urgent Care Center on campus

    CULLMAN, Ala. – As the demand for COVID-19 vaccines is starting to decrease, Cullman Regional is relocating its vaccine clinic to the Cullman Regional Urgent Care Center. As of April 14, all first dose vaccinations will be given at the Urgent Care Center located...

    Alabama providers asked to pause administering Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Out of an abundance of caution, the Alabama Department of Public Health has asked all health care providers in the state to pause administering the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) COVID-19 vaccine due to an investigation of reports of potentially dangerous blood...

    Cullman Regional continues to require masks for all entering the facility

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman Regional Medical Center announced Friday, April 9 that they will continue to require anyone entering the medical center to wear a mask. This announcement comes after Governor Ivey announced that the Alabama Statewide Mask Mandate Order will expire Friday, April...