WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 2: A model of COVID-19, known as coronavirus, is seen ahead of testimony from Dr. Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), during a US Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing on the plan to research, manufacture and distribute a coronavirus vaccine, known as Operation Warp Speed, July 2, 2020 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. (Photo by Saul Loeb-Pool/Getty Images)

COVID hospitalizations in Alabama jumped in August

BY: - August 30, 2023

Alabama saw a sharp increase in COVID hospitalizations over the last month. The number of Alabamians admitted to a hospital due to COVID increased nearly 50% in just one week, from 216 weekly hospital admissions in the second week of August to 318 hospital admissions in the third week of August, according to Centers for […]

Dr. Scott Harris, state health office for the Alabama Department of Public Health, presented a report on the state's response to the COVID-19 pandemic on Feb. 16, 2023 in Montgomery.

ADPH committee set up to help prepare for next pandemic

BY: - March 16, 2023

The Alabama State Committee of Public Health Thursday unanimously voted to evaluate the department’s response to the COVID pandemic and prepare for the next one. The group will establish an ad hoc committee to study the state’s preparedness. “As Winston Churchill said, no matter how good your plan is, occasionally you need to stop and […]