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More than 300 Alabama medical professionals released a joint letter Wednesday calling on Gov. Kay Ivey to expand Medicaid coverage immediately for adults with low incomes. The letter – signed by doctors, nurses, psychologists, dentists, and other medical professionals – urges Ivey to “put Alabamians…

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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 learn about risk factors and how to get them under…

On Friday, Governor Kay Ivey announced that the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs will administer a grant of $375,000 to establish a program aimed at helping victims of child abuse through ensuring that they receive adequate healthcare and other forms of assistance. “ADECA…

The past few days for the United States of America have been very worrisome, to say the least. On May 20th, Tedros Adhanom-Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organization, announced that more cases of COVID-19 had been reported to the organization over the past 24 hours…

As part of the federal government’s COVID-19 CARES Act, Alabama received $1.8 Billion dollars in aid to help the state weather the pandemic and provide necessary funding during hard economic times. Today, Kay Ivey issued a statement saying that she will allow Alabama Legislators to…

Kay Ivey Signs Special Session For Gas Tax

Governor Kay Ivey is now entering the “re-opening” phase of the COVID-19 crisis, with Ivey announcing her phased re-opening plan on Tuesday. Fair or not, these decisions over the next weeks and months will determine the legacy of these elected officials. Nothing they have done…

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Governor Kay Ivey and Secretary of State John Merrill need to immediately review the footage of yesterday’s primary elections in Wisconsin. Long lines of voters in masks, standing far too close together, and in groups so large that it violates literally every published guideline. There…

Synergy Wellness is a clinic in Huntsville that offers a variety of treatments including hormone replacement, suboxone treatment for opioid addiction, ketamine infusion therapy for depression, and other forms of “wellness treatments,” according to Dr. Steven Werdehoff, one of the main physicians at Synergy. I…

Gov. Ivey seems to think that her Marie Antoinette response of “let them eat cake” will suffice until the virus magically subsides on its own.

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Governor Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) on Thursday issued a statewide health order to aid in Alabama’s efforts to contain the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Statewide Through April 5 All gatherings of 25 persons or more, or gatherings of…

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