The Alabama Department of Public Health is asking anyone who is working or has worked in the poultry industry in Franklin, Lawrence, Colbert and Lauderdale counties since June, 2022, to be screened for tuberculosis.
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WINSTON COUNTY - Radon is the number one leading cause of lung cancer among non-smokers.
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.
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.