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Dr. David Hicks: Myths about vaccines should not scare those who...

By David Hicks, D.O. Jefferson County Department of Health There are several public health tools (e.g. social distancing, good hand hygiene, cough etiquette, wearing facial covering/masks,...

The Importance of Navigators to ‘All of Us’ Research

Solomon Crenshaw Jr. For The Birmingham Times  The goal of the All of Us Research Program is to help researchers understand more about why people get sick or...

Drew: Safely celebrating Christmas during a pandemic

By Samuetta Hill Drew The past safety articles have been sharing various suggestions on how one could celebrate the holidays safely during a pandemic.  Three...

Ellis: Keeping Safe for the Holidays

After almost eight months of quarantine, face masks, and hand sanitizer, we are now in the middle of two unprecedented events: the COVID-19 pandemic...

UAB COVID-19 testing site changes appointment times

UAB News UAB Medicine is making a time change to its current COVID-19 testing site. Testing will remain in its current location in the UAB Hospital-Highlands...

Surgeon General: Black Americans’ Distrust In Vaccine Comes From History Of...

By Sanjana Karanth Black Voices U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams on Sunday addressed the general distrust of a COVID-19 vaccine among communities of color ― specifically Black...

Resources made available to protect Alabama towns from COVID-19

By Jennifer Elmore doingmoretoday.com Two mayors. Two small Alabama towns. One hundred miles apart. And one common mission: protecting people from COVID-19. The moment you meet Vredenburgh Mayor Calvert...

Sharpe-Jefferson: Confessions of a struggling vegan at Christmas

Who chooses to go vegan at “the most wonderful time of the year” - the only time we truly get “a day pass” to...

Drew: Are you considered high risk for COVID-19?

By Samuetta Hill Drew With Christmas next week corner, it is essential for everyone to know if they or a love one is considered high...

Ellis: Blatant disregard for medical ethics during pandemic

Right before our eyes, the most egregious aspect of COVID-19 has had its ugly head raised since the first news of the impending pandemic....

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