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Drew: Supplies needed for self-isolation

By Samuetta Hill Drew As of this date, a majority of the United States governors have implemented a “shelter in place” order. The “shelter in...

Ellis: Coronavirus and chronic diseases

By Glenn Ellis Chronic diseases affect nearly 1 in 2 adults in this country. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) uses this definition: “Chronic...

Word on The Street

Compiled by Erica Wright We asked Birmingham-area residents, What are you doing to stay mentally and physically fit during the COVID-19 pandemic? Breancha Scott: “I go...

Birmingham approves $1M to hire unemployed to battle COVID-19

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times On Tuesday, the City Council approved $1 million for the Birmingham Strong Service Corps, a newly formed program to identify...

Community Foundation awards first grants to deal with COVID-19

The Birmingham Times The Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham on Friday began the first round of grants from its COVID-19 Relief Fund to organizations helping...

How to safely grocery shop during the coronavirus pandemic

By Holly Gainer UAB News The novel coronavirus has changed many aspects of our day-to-day lives, including trips to the grocery store. Instead of popping by...

Bronze Valley and gener8tor launch emergency response program

By Mark Kelly Alabama Newscenter Small businesses in Alabama affected by the coronavirus pandemic will be supported by a new initiative announced April 7. A partnership...

UAB Med School Dean Explains Why Blacks Are Hit Harder By...

By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times COVID-19 can significantly kill more people than the flu; blacks and the poor tend to do much worse when infected...

Experts Say Food Delivery is Safe During COVID-19 Outbreak

By Haley Herfurth UAB News Feel free to order that pizza or call in for curbside pickup at your favorite local restaurant: The risk of contracting...

Ways to Protect Your Mental Health Amid Global Pandemic

By Emma Harchanko UAB News Overwhelmed. Anxious. Distracted. Lonely. These are a few words that might describe the feelings of those who are transitioning into working...

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