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To get injured players back in the game quickly and safely, USA Health’s Department of Orthopaedic Surgery opened a Saturday walk-in clinic at the Strada Patient Care Center in Mobile. The … more
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and other health agencies have advised against the unauthorized use of the drug ivermectin to treat or prevent COVID-19 in humans. The Alabama Department … more
Testing 1,2,3, the provider of free memory screenings and balance testing for South Baldwin County, has made the decision to cancel its planned fall events. We had hoped to hold our usual number … more
The City of Daphne will host the 11th Annual South Alabama Out of the Darkness Community Walk on Sunday, Oct. 24 from 1 to 4 p.m. in front of Daphne City Hall on Main Street. The net proceeds … more
On Saturday, a group of volunteers supported Shine a Light Alabama, a community-based effort of remembrance and healing the losses from the pandemic by preparing hundreds of canvas and paper bags … more
Have you ever fallen into a thinking trap? “I already messed up my plan by eating a piece of cake, so I might as well start my diet over again on Monday!” “I have a really bad … more
Locals loved on the employees at North Baldwin Infirmary in the sweetest way with a delivery of cakes, cookies and other treats. Organizers said it was way to share how much the community appreciates … more
The Community Hospice Foundation of Baldwin County (CHFBC) will host its annual fundraising event on Friday, Nov. 1 from 6 p.m. - 11 p.m. Proceeds from donations and our annual fundraiser, Harvest … more
The Alabama Department of Public Health has received reports that residents are receiving unsolicited telephone calls, some asking unsolicited questions about their Medicare coverage. One of the … more
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, since the beginning of the pandemic, there have been more than 36 million cases of COVID-19 reported in the United States.  Those … more
The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) reports a significant increase in pediatric cases of COVID-19 at this time of year, compared to the same time in 2020. Coupled with this increase in … more
After watching Infirmary Health's press conference earlier this week, Greg Peterson and the Trattoria Pizza & Italian team started a GoFundMe in order to raise funds to provide lunches for local … more
Baldwin Bone & Joint is proud to announce the addition of Allison Hunter, M.D., who will join the practice this August. A fellowship-trained orthopaedic hand and upper extremity surgeon, Hunter … more
As the summer comes to an end, parents of school-aged children may find themselves questioning what they need to do before the first bell of the 2021 school year rings. Experts from the University of … more
A new study by the University of Alabama at Birmingham is using a device originally developed to treat seizure disorder to treat patients with treatment-resistant depression. Vagus nerve … more
Foley – The Community Hospice Foundation of Baldwin County (CHFBC) will host its annual fundraising event on Friday, Oct. 1 from 6 pm -11 pm. Proceeds from Harvest For Hope will go to the CHFBC, a … more
Dr. James Daniell talks to a local student before she receives a COVID-19 vaccine at a recent back-to-school vaccine clinic at Thomas Fitness Center in Fairhope. Of the 365 people vaccinated at the … more
The University of Alabama at Birmingham has been awarded nearly $2 million by the Alabama Department of Public Health to support the establishment of the Alabama Regional Center for Infection … more
We know you are all tired of COVID, and so are we. No one wants this pandemic to end more than the organizations listed below. If you are vaccinated, you probably feel like you have done your part … more
As cases of COVID-19 in Alabama increase rapidly, subsequent hospitalizations due to the virus have risen at a rate not previously seen. Alabama hospitals have been admitting significantly more … more
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