Alabama COVID-19 News & Articles

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Lack of health insurance heightened COVID-19’s impact on Alabama communities

By Cover Alabama Coalition on April 29, 2021

Lack of health insurance coverage was a key factor in the spread and toll of COVID-19 in Alabama, according to a Families USA report, The Catastrophic Cost of Uninsurance, updated last…

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Alabama House Democratic Caucus To Live Stream 2021 Legislative Agenda

By Brent Wilson on February 24, 2021

The Alabama House Democratic Caucus will be hosting a live stream event Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at 11 A.M. to put promote their legislative agenda and goals for the 2021 Alabama Legislative Session.

According…

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Medicaid Expansion Is The Lifeline Alabama Needs Now

By Jada Shaffer on February 22, 2021 | Opinion

February is American Heart Month. During this month, we raise awareness of our nation’s number one killer – heart disease. Part of that awareness is urging our citizens to visit their primary care doctor and…

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Randall Woodfin Admitted To Hospital With COVID-19

By Brent Wilson on January 4, 2021

Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin has been admitted to a hospital due to COVID-19. Woodfin sent out a tweet on December 30th saying that he had tested positive. According to the most recent update by the…

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Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin Positive For COVID-19

By Brent Wilson on December 30, 2020

In a December 30th tweet, Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin tweeted that he has tested positive for COVID-19, saying that it had “made its way to my doorstep.”

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Alabama Lt. Governor Tests Positive For COVID-19

By Brent Wilson on October 21, 2020

Alabama’s Lt. Governor Will Ainsworth has released a statement confirming a positive test for COVID-19.

Ainsworth says he was tested after a member of his Sunday school church group “had acquired the…

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Controversial AL Pastor Dean Odle To Run For Governor

By Brent Wilson on September 15, 2020

Qualifying for Alabama’s 2022 Governor race runs from Jan 07, 2022 – Jun 07, 2022 but that hasn’t stopped Dean Odle of Cusseta, AL from announcing his plans to seek Alabama’s highest office….

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Stop Playing Games With The U.S. Mail

By Clete Wetli on August 14, 2020 | Opinion

Not surprisingly, Trump is against voting by mail even though he uses it regularly.

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Alabama Groups Urge Dismukes’ Resignation, Seek Legislative Action To “Dismantle White Supremacy”

By Brent Wilson on July 31, 2020

The following is a joint statement from Alabama Arise, the Alabama State Conference of the NAACP and Greater Birmingham Ministries.

Our elected officials and appointed leaders should respect the full dignity, worth, and humanity of…

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Alabama State Senator Randy Price In ICU With COVID-19

By Brent Wilson on July 12, 2020

This story is breaking and will be updated as more information is available.

Alabama State Senator Randy Price (R-Opelika) has been hospitalized at East Alabama Medical Center and currently in the ICU with…

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