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Mark E. Wilson, Jefferson County’s Top Doc, On Reducing The Coronavirus

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times Dr. Mark E. Wilson, Jefferson County Health Officer, seldom sleeps. With the specter of COVID-19 troubling him, he can’t. “Sometimes it...

Meet the Local Health Specialists In Fight Against COVID-19

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times Like many in Jefferson County, Wesley G. Willeford, MD, finds himself exercising health and safety precautions he never imagined. “I have...

Drew: What if You Contract COVID-19?

By Samuetta Hill Drew What if you get sick with the coronavirus (COVID–19)? How should you care for yourself at home? What safety steps should...

Ellis: Can We Handle the truth about Coronavirus?

By Glenn Ellis What else is there for you to know about the coronavirus that you haven’t already heard, you ask? Every media outlet we turn...

Cooper Green Mercy adds telehealth services during COVID-19

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times Cooper Green Mercy Health Services, which aids a large part of Jefferson County’s indigent population, has continued most services during...

What PPE donations UAB is accepting and new collection processes

By Savannah Koplon UAB News The desire from those in the Greater Birmingham community who want to help provide personal protective equipment — known as PPE...

Alabama tightens public restrictions to slow spread of COVID-19

By Alabama Newscenter Staff The state of Alabama is implementing tighter restrictions surrounding public gatherings in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19. Alabama State...

UAB among U.S. sites hosting new clinical trial for COVID-19 treatment

Alabama Newscenter The University of Alabama at Birmingham will take part in an NIH-sponsored global clinical trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of novel...

Appointment-based coronavirus testing site opens in Birmingham

By Tyler Greer UAB News Birmingham-area hospitals and the Jefferson County Department of Health announced last week their first appointment-based community coronavirus testing site — the Downtown...

Drew: Safety Protective Measures for COVID-19

By Samuetta Hill Drew As we continue as a country to deal with the world pandemic crisis of Coronavirus COVID – 19, there are some...

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