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We all have a personal responsibility to protect ourselves and our loved ones. We don’t want the risk of spreading COVID-19 to others, the risk of getting sick, the risk of more stay-at-home orders, and, most importantly, the risk of dying. We want to return to normal living. Now, with safe …

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The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) is partnering with several private and commercial laboratories in the state to expand its ability to identify COVID-19 strains that are known to be more transmissible and may sabotage current progress of reducing cases in the state. 

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Lawson State continues to celebrate Black History Month with special events hosted in various areas of the college. "Lawson State Community College has the unique opportunity to acknowledge the significant contributions of African-Americans every day because of our college's rich history and…

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County Health Departments in the Northern, West Central, and part of the Southwestern Public Health Districts will be closed on Monday, February 15, due to inclement weather conditions that could heavily impact roadways. A list of county health departments that will be closed in each distric…

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 Governor Kay Ivey on Friday signed House Bill 170, sponsored by Rep. Danny Garrett (R – HD 44); House Bill 192 by Rep. Bill Poole (R – HD 63); and Senate Bill 30 by Sen. Arthur Orr (R – SD 3) into law. During the governor’s state of the state address, she laid out these pieces of legislatio…

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As part of a statewide effort to accelerate COVID-19 vaccination in Alabama, mass vaccination clinics will be held in each of the state’s public health districts next week. There is no cost to receive a vaccine, but everyone vaccinated must be in an eligible group, wear a mask and bring vali…

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The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) has launched an online portal for individuals to check their eligibility for vaccination and make appointments for COVID-19 vaccinations at county health departments. The easy-to-navigate portal also provides up-to-date information about additio…

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Governor Kay Ivey on Thursday issued her twenty-second supplemental emergency proclamation extending the Safer at Home Order that includes a statewide mask requirement. Individuals will be required to wear a mask or other facial covering when in public and in close contact with other people,…

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Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office has reviewed its Crime Statistics for 2020 and compared to the statistics for 2019, overall violent crime is down almost 14% in Jefferson County.  “The biggest change we saw this year was in the Center Point community.  Overall violent crime was down about 2…

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Many Alabama residents are spending more time inside their homes because of the COVID-19 pandemic. This means children and adults are exposed to indoor air quality problems that include radon. 

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Tiffany Scott was recently chosen to participate in the cover model contest for Jetset Magazine. The grand prize is appearing on the cover o Jetset Magazine and $50,000 prize money. Scott works at DHR and sees a need on a daily bases, if she wins she a plans to use the prize money to establi…

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The Jefferson County Department of Health (JCDH) and the Jefferson County Emergency Management Agency (JCEMA), through the Jefferson County Unified Command (JCUC), has established a new call center to provide information to the public regarding COVID-19 vaccines and assist with coordinating …

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Alabama Governor Kay Ivey's end of year message for 2020. (Governor's Office, Lori Davis Jhons {video}, Hal Yeager {photos})

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