DOUBLE SPRINGS - The Winston Baptist Association has some updates regarding association and/or member church events that have either been canceled or postponed due to Coronavirus-2019:
As the state approaches 500 confirmed cases of Coronavirus-2019, or COVID-19, Winston County has yet to have a confirmed case among any of its residents.
WINSTON COUNTY - Two area churches will be simultaneously handing out bags of food for area children Friday, March 27, from 3:30-6:30 p.m. The locations will be Alter Point Ministries in downtown Double Springs and New Beginnings Church next to Hyatt's in Addison.
BANKHEAD NATIONAL FOREST - The USDA Forest Service has announced that all new ignitions for prescribed fire in Bankhead National Forest have been postponed until further notice.
WALKER COUNTY - The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases are in from the Alabama Department of Public Health, and as of Wednesday, March 25, Walker County now has confirmed 8 cases within the county.
Due to Covid-19 pandemic the following recommendations have been enacted. Instructions from the cdc and the adph will be subject to change as needed.
WINSTON COUNTY - With area schools still closed and free and reduced lunch rates very high throughout the county, the fear of children not receiving healthy meals is high among school officials. That is why school systems are planning feeding programs throughout the county to feed children who might be in need.