Health

Swimming advisory lifted for Fairhope Public Beach

The Alabama Department of Public Health and the Baldwin County Health Department have lifted the public swimming advisory for Fairhope Public Beach...

Zika, West Nile virus detected in Alabama

Alabama health officials are investigating multiple reports of Zika and the West Nile virus in the area, the state’s health agency said in a Monday...

U.S. Postal Service officials remain quiet on issues behind Muscle Shoals’ office closure

MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. —  Doors remain locked on Monday at the post office on Avalaon Avenue after officials reported health and safety concerns on...

Zika, West Nile virus reported in Alabama, health department warns

Alabama residents, the state’s health agency says there have been reports of Zika and West Nile viruses.

Alabama Health Department investigating ‘several cases’ of Zika, West Nile Virus

The Alabama Department of Public Health wants everyone to guard themselves against mosquitoes. Officials say they are investigating “several cases”...

2 Alabama cities on list of worst places to raise children

Two Alabama cities have landed on a list of the worst places in America to raise children. Two Alabama cities have landed on a list of the worst...

State health department again issues swimming advisory for Fairhope beach

The Alabama Department of Public Health on Friday issued swimming advisory for the waters of Mobile Bay at Volanta Avenue and at the public beach in...

Muscle Shoals post office closed building shut down over health, safety concerns

MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. – The U.S. Postal Service has temporarily closed down its building in Muscle Shoals. The building on Avalon Avenue was closed...

Mobile County Health Dept. adds to West Nile warning

Following last week's news that the Mobile County Health Department had detected West Nile Virus in ZIP codes scattered throughout the county,...

Montgomery Mayor unveils $250 million budget proposal

The proposed $250 million budget includes increases for public safety, health benefits and paving.         

Swimming advisories lifted for Fairhope beach, Volanta Avenue

The Alabama Department of Public Health on Tuesday morning lifted its swimming advisories for Mobile Bay waters at the Fairhope Public Beach and...

Whooping cough outbreak in Jefferson, Shelby counties in Alabama

The Alabama Department of Public Health has identified an outbreak of whooping cough in Shelby and Jefferson counties. Health officials said Friday...

Alabama schools take on 200 projects to commemorate bicentennial

Alabama became the 22nd state in December 1819. Students at Calloway-Smith Middle School in Mobile will help residents at the nearby Sea Breeze...

Daleville veterans talk health care at town hall

Veterans in Daleville had the opportunity to speak their minds Wednesday. The Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System hosted an open town hall at...

Judge sets January trial date in lawmakers' bribery case

Two Alabama lawmakers and a lobbyist are charged with taking part in a bribery conspiracy to benefit a chain of diabetes clinics linked to Trina...