Gov. Ivey Announces Schools Will Not Re-Open, Children to Study at Home
In a State Proclamation issued Thursday afternoon, Ivey ordered all public K-12 schools to implement a plan to complete the 2019-2020 school year using alternate methods of instruction that allow students to stay at home.
3 COVID-19 Cases Confirmed at Nursing Homes in Northport & Hoover
A company that owns 35 nursing homes and rehabilitation centers in Alabama has reported three confirmed cases of COVID-19 at facilities in Northport and Hoover.
COVID-19 Cases Spike to 386 Statewide, 15 in Tuscaloosa County
Around 10 o'clock, the ADPH reported 283 cases statewide. That number rose by 103 confirmed cases in just seven hours.
COVID-19 Claims Its First Life in Alabama
The COVID-19 coronavirus claimed its first Alabamian life Wednesday.
Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox Announces Nightly Curfew in Effect Friday
As of now, the curfew will only be in place for a week, from Friday, March 27th until Friday April 3rd.
COVID-19 Cases Continue to Climb Statewide, 10 in Tuscaloosa County
The Alabama Department of Public Health has identified 76 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 coronavirus in 24 hours.
Half of COVID-19 Samples from Tuscaloosa County Insufficient or Spoiled
Although more than 1,000 samples have been taken in Tuscaloosa County from patients who fear they have COVID-19 coronavirus, more than half of those samples were insufficient or spoiled and will not return a conclusive result.
Problems Render Some Tuscaloosa COVID-19 Tests Inconclusive
Some samples taken from Alabama patients tested for the COVID-19 coronavirus are returning inconclusive because of issues transporting the samples to Montgomery for analysis.
City & County Schools Announce Free Breakfast & Lunch Program Amid Shutdowns
The nutrition programs at the Tuscaloosa County School System and Tuscaloosa City Schools have announced they will provide free school breakfast and lunches for area children amid the statewide shutdown of public schools caused by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
267 Tested for COVID-19 in Tuscaloosa Monday, DCH Limits Visitors
307 people asked to be tested for COVID-19, commonly known as coronavirus, in Tuscaloosa Monday and 267 met the recommended criteria for a screening, a DCH Regional Medical Center administrator said Tuesday afternoon.