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COVID-19 Vaccine Locator Map Released

January 19, 2021

MONTGOMERY-A newly created map is available on the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Dashboard.  The map depicts sites other than hospitals that have been selected to receive COVID-19 vaccine.  The state’s allocation is minimal, so many sites may not have vaccine on hand.  While hospitals in a few areas of the […]

NW-SCC partnering with Helen Keller Hospital to provide COVID-19 vaccines

January 19, 2021

MUSCLE SHOALS – Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) and Helen Keller Hospital are partnering to provide vaccines to area residents. A vaccine clinic for ages 75 and over was operated Monday (1/18) on the NW-SCC Shoals campus.   “We are excited to partner with Helen Keller Hospital to aid in the process of vaccinating our community,” […]

Sell your art in the TVAA Online Art Store

January 18, 2021

TUSCUMBIA-Sell your art in the TVAA ONLINE ART STORE.  The Tennessee Valley Art Association is excited to be launching an online art store this spring. This online store will feature works by member artists of the Tennessee Valley Art Association.  Here is how it will work: You submit original art We post your work to […]

CDC…What to Expect after Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine

January 17, 2021

  ATLANTA, GA-COVID-19 vaccination will help protect you from getting COVID-19. You may have some side effects, which are normal signs that your body is building protection. These side effects may affect your ability to do daily activities, but they should go away in a few days. If you have pain or discomfort, talk to […]

Florence City Schools Announces The Falcon Feeder

January 17, 2021

FLORENCE-Florence City Schools (FCS) would like to announce the acquisition of The Falcon Feeder. It is a custom-built concession truck and a dream purchase of the FCS Child Nutrition Program (CNP).   As the COVID-19 pandemic set-in during March of 2020, Florence City Schools and volunteers stepped up in our community. Over two months, more […]

Statement from Governor Kay Ivey on COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

January 16, 2021

MONTGOMERY-On Friday, January 15 Governor Ivey issued a statement on the COVID-19 vaccine distribution. “I am thankful so many Alabamians are willing and ready to get their COVID-19 vaccines. Please continue to be patient as we are in the very early stages of distribution. Dr. Harris and his team are continually working to more efficiently […]

Helen Keller Hospital Vaccinates UNA’s Nursing Students Against Virus

January 16, 2021

FLORENCE– Helen Keller Hospital, in Sheffield, spent Thursday vaccinating dozens of students from the Anderson College of Nursing and Health Professions. The effort was driven by the desire to ensure that front-line workers, including nursing students who provide bedside care, are protected against Covid-19.   “UNA is proud to have this relationship with Helen Keller […]

Kennedy-Douglass Center for the Arts in Florence CALL FOR ENTRIES-Artistic Renderings of Youth

January 16, 2021

THE SHOALS-Kennedy-Douglass Center for the Arts has a call for entries-Artistic Renderings of Youth open to 7th through 12th grade students. The deadline for entry in Artistic Renderings of Youth is February 19. This is a juried exhibit of artwork open to 7th through 12th-grade students from Colbert, Franklin, and Lauderdale counties. The exhibition opens March […]

ACT Testing Resumes on the UNA East Campus

January 16, 2021

  FLORENCE – Students interested in taking ACT tests will be able to do so at the University of North Alabama East Campus beginning Feb. 6. The on-site testing had been suspended for the past year as a result of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. UNA East Campus will be the new location for UNA Testing […]

Alabama Department of Public Health provides COVID-19 update

January 15, 2021

MONTGOMERY-The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) reports there have been 417,528 cases and 6,030 deaths due to COVID-19 in Alabama as of January 15. To date, 130,394 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Alabama. A total of 370,575 doses of the 640,150 doses allocated to Alabama have been delivered. The federal  government […]

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