WINSTON COUNTY - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced it has shortened the recommended isolation and quarantine period for people with COVID-19 to five days if persons are asymptomatic and can wear a mask when around others.
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HALEYVILLE - Lakeland Community Hospital in Haleyville has been serving all of Winston County by providing COVID-19 testing, and has now been named an official testing site for the Alabama Department of Public Health.
MONTGOMERY - Without giving any specifics, Governor Kay Ivey announced during a press conference Tuesday, April 14, that plans are being worked upon to begin the process of reopening Alabama's economy, as it appears that the stay-at-home order put in place April 3, is beginning to help "flatten the curve" of COVID-19 cases.
WINSTON COUNTY - Local legislators had an opportunity to take part in a conference call with Governor Kay Ivey and State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris Monday, April 6, receiving an update on the COVID-19 situation in Alabama.
WINSTON COUNTY - The Alabama Department of Public Health has created a dashboard that provides real-time updates on the COVID-19 case count in the state, with countywide breakdowns. To view it, click here.
MONTGOMERY - Governor Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) on Thursday, March 19, issued a statewide health order to aid in Alabama’s efforts to contain the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
WINSTON COUNTY - The Alabama Department of Public Health has released recommendations which essentially will stop all non-urgent dental procedures in the state through April 10, in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.