Alabama Healthcare News

Marshall Space Flight Employee Positive For Coronavirus

Brent Wilson | March 14, 2020

A NASA Marshall Space Flight employee in Huntsville, AL, located in Madison County, has tested positive for the Coronavirus according to an email sent out from the Center Director, Jody Singer. Statement NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center is moving into Stage 3 of our agency...

Alabama Medical Marijuana Bill Passes Senate

Brent Wilson | March 12, 2020

Alabama is one step closer to having access to medical marijuana. The Alabama Senate passed SB165 from Senator Tim Melson (R-Florence) with a vote of 22-11. The bill would be the strictest medical marijuana bill to be passed in the United States, requiring patients to...

AL Democrats Seek Medicaid Expansion

Brent Wilson | March 12, 2020 Medical insurance cards on the calculator. Health care costs con

Today, Rep. Laura Hall (D-Huntsville) introduced a bill, HB448, to extend Medicaid coverage for new and expectant mothers for up to a year post-partum, while Rep. Mary Moore (D-Birmingham) introduced a bill, HB447, to fully expand Medicaid coverage. Rep. Neil Rafferty (D-Birmingham) introduced two resolutions...

Alabama Creates Coronavirus Task Force

Brent Wilson | March 6, 2020

Governor Kay Ivey on Friday announced the formation of a Coronavirus (COVID-19) Task Force of cabinet and state agency officials, as well as disease specialists in an abundance of caution. The task force held its initial discussion Friday morning. “While there are no known cases...

Trump: Anniston Won’t Host Coronavirus Patients

Brent Wilson | February 23, 2020

Fears that Coronavirus patients from a Diamond Princess cruise ship would be quarantined in Anniston, AL have caused a stir in the small city east of Birmingham. According to a recent tweet from Richard Shelby, concerns from Anniston citizens and elected officials can be put...

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