ADDISON - The Alabamian learned Tuesday afternoon, March 31, that a second employee at a Clayton Homes facility in Addison has tested positive for Coronavirus-19, or COVID-19.
MARION COUNTY -The Marion County Commission and Marion County Probate Judge Paige Vick have put into effect a 24-hour curfew for all of Marion County - including Bear Creek and the portion of Haleyville that is within Marion County, effective immediately through April 17 at 5 p.m.
HALEYVILLE - Lakeland Community Hospital in Haleyville has opened a walk-in clinic for persons with fever or flu-like symptoms only. The outdoor clinic is located at the front entrance of the hospital, off of Highway 195, at the covered patient drop-off/pick-up area.
CULLMAN - As cases of COVID-19 increase in Alabama, local hospitals are bracing for shortages of medical supplies, personal protective equipment (PPE) and cleaning supplies.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Winston County Courthouse in Double Springs has closed all county offices to non-employees effective immediately Monday, March 30.
WINSTON COUNTY - Because schools, businesses and churches have closed indefinitely in response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), more people are spending their free time on Alabama waterways.
BIRMINGHAM - The University of Alabama at Birmingham is launching a collaboration with the biopharmaceutical company Altimmune, Inc. for pre-clinical testing of a potential vaccine to prevent COVID-19 disease.
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump declared Sunday, March 29, that a major disaster exists in the State of Alabama and ordered federal assistance to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic beginning on January 20, 2020, and continuing.
WINSTON COUNTY - The Alabama Department of Public Health has announced that Winston County has confirmed 2 cases of COVID-19. The locations within the county where the people who have been diagnosed with the virus have not been disclosed.