US death toll eclipses China’s as reinforcements head to NYC

In the United States, where the spread of the coronavirus has been accelerating, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo begged for health care reinforcements, saying up to 1 million more workers were needed.
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Relief package billions can’t buy hospitals out of shortages amid coronavirus outbreak

For more than a week, governors have pushed back against administration assurances that supplies are available now, bitterly complaining to President Donald Trump that there's no coordination.


  Much cooler the rest of Tuesday and mainly dry

Jefferson Co. nursing home resident tests positive for COVID-19

  JeffCo Health Officer gives dire warning about hospitals possibly being hit with ‘tsunami’

  Jefferson County Health Department: Take social distancing seriously

Keeping family healthy and active amid Coronavirus pandemic

Social distancing and self-isolation probably has a lot of us a little more sedentary or at least struggling to find ways to stay active and healthy while still following the guidelines.
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Florida docking plan in the works for ill-fated cruise ships

Passengers from an ill-fated South American cruise are anxious to disembark once they reach Florida, but Gov. Ron DeSantis said the state’s health care resources are already stretched too thin to take on another ship’s coronavirus caseload.

  Data suggests COVID-19 deaths in Ala. to reach 600+ in 3 weeks

  JeffCo EMA explains preparations for potential temporary medical facilities

  Birmingham restaurant broken into, group donates to cover repairs

  Etowah County children pick up week’s worth of meals from county schools

Alabama Public TV to offer more academic programs

  Tuscaloosa Police enforcing 24/7 curfew

  Hoover Schools gearing up for e-Learning

  School teachers and staff parade through students’ neighborhoods

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  US cities brace for coronavirus spread; Spain’s hospitals at breaking point

The top infectious-disease expert in the United States warned that smaller U.S. cities are about to witness the rapid acceleration in coronavirus cases that New York is seeing.


NCAA grants waiver for spring student-athletes


Gun sellers, payday lenders remain open in Alabama as ‘essential business’

  First responders taking safety measures during 911 calls

Center Point Fire: Remember to stay safe in your kitchen while you’re home

Bessemer PD: 12-year-old dies after accidentally being shot in head by brother

Confirmed COVID-19 case in the Tuscaloosa County DA’s Office; remainder of employees test negative

The District Attorney’s Office worked with a doctor to have anyone who has had any recent interaction with her tested Monday morning.
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As virus makes goodbyes hard, fears of many more rise in US

The coronavirus outbreak could kill 100,000 to 200,000 Americans, the U.S. government’s top infectious-disease expert warned on Sunday as smoldering hotspots in nursing homes and a growing list of stricken cities heightened the sense of dread across the country.

  University of Montevallo supplying 3D printed face masks to hospital

President Trump approves Alabama’s disaster declaration

ADPH worker tests positive for coronavirus

Landscaping company hiring dozens in Alabama, Tennessee


  Bob Sykes BBQ: Salsa

  BurgerFi: Baconian

  Yo Mama’s: Spaghetti Carbonara with Chicken