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COVID-19 Statistics Among Blacks Said ‘Alarming’

Interventional cardiologist Dr. Warren Strickland of Crestwood Medical Center presented what he called “alarming’’ statistics among the black community regarding COVID-19 at the weekly update at the Huntsville City Council chambers. According to Strickland, though that segment represents just 13 percent of the United States population it accounts for 28 percent of COVID-19 deaths as […]

Number of COVID Cases in the Area is Down ‘Drastically’; Vaccine Supply is Limited

Huntsville Hospital CEO David Spillers opened the recent weekly COVID-19 update with positive news. Before the briefing ended at the Huntsville City Council chambers, however, there were also some negatives regarding the availability of virus vaccines. First, the good stuff. According to Spillers, there are 263 COVID-19 inpatients in hospitals across the region, down from […]

Local COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Facing Busy Signals on Hotline, ‘Math Problem’

The Alabama Department of Public Health has a message for people frustrated by not being able to reach through the COVID-19 vaccination scheduling hotline: keep trying. With the state beginning virus vaccinations for citizens aged 75 years and older and emergency frontline workers Jan. 18, ADHP began scheduling appointments for local health departments the week […]

BeeZr – An ‘Excellent’ Addition to the Downtown Vibe

BeeZr Gastropub + Social Exchange is the latest establishment settling on Northside Square in downtown Huntsville that gives the block a European vibe. BeeZr is a play off “beezer,’ which is British slang for “excellent.’’ BeeZr, in the building that formerly housed Club Rush and Jazz Factory, counts as its neighbors English pub The Poppy […]

Huntsville Hospital to Receive Coronavirus Vaccine; Cases Continue to Rise

As the initial doses of the coronavirus vaccine are being delivered around the country, the song remains the same regarding – wear face masks, sanitize hands and practice social distancing. “It’s a record that just keeps spinning,’’ Madison Mayor Paul Finley said at the weekly coronavirus update. And with the holiday season here and virus […]