As Quarantine Spurs Demand, Some Companies Are Hiring

Many businesses have laid off workers as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, but plenty of companies in Alabama are hiring. While some companies grapple with worker safety concerns, it hasn't stopped them from growing.


How Inhaled Nitric Oxide Could Treat COVID-19

UAB announced Tuesday it will start testing inhaled nitric oxide as a treatment for COVID-19 patients. Nitric oxide was also used during the 2003 SARS pandemic and showed that it not only helped increase oxygen in patients, but also had anti-viral properties

Virus Tsunami Could Swamp Alabama’s Health Care, Particularly In Rural Areas

Health professionals warn that the COVID-19 pandemic hasn't hit its peak in Alabama yet. Some say that when it does it could be a major disaster for the state’s health care infrastructure.

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Parenting Hotline Shows The Rising Stress Of Coronavirus At Home

Parenting is hard enough as it is, much less during the coronavirus crisis. A parental hotline offers help for those stressing out over their kids.

Alabama Numbers Show Race Disparity In COVID-19 Deaths

More than 40 percent of the COVID-19 deaths in Alabama have been in African Americans even though about a fourth of the state’s population is black, data released by state health officials showed Tuesday.

Pregnant Women Are Changing Their Birth Plans Amid COVID-19 Fears

Due to COVID-19, hospitals are limiting the number of people who can be present during labor and delivery. That’s one reason some pregnant women are considering giving birth at home.


Alabama Labor Department Urges Patience For Unemployment Claims

Alabama has seen a record number of unemployment claims because of the coronavirus. The state Department of Labor is trying to keep up.

Getting Government Services During Pandemic Requires Patience, Persistence

Alabama residents who need to renew their driver’s license during the coronavirus shutdown will have to do it online.

Gov. Ivey Issues Statewide Stay-At-Home Order Effective April 4

Gov. Kay Ivey issued a statewide stay-at-home order Friday after mounting pressure by state and local leaders.

Distance Learning Begins Monday. What’s The Plan?

Closed through the end of the academic year, Alabama K-12 schools will being distance learning Monday. Jefferson County Schools released information Friday about their plan.

Birmingham Extends Shelter-In-Place Order Through April

“People need to remember that people are dying, that this has the potential to continue to spread,” Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin says. “If you can’t take this serious[ly] and police yourself, then we will gladly assist and help you.”

Alabama’s Largest City Tightens Restrictions To Stem Spread Of Coronavirus

Birmingham is under a shelter-in-place order and hospitals are being inundated with a wave of COVID-19 patients. We talk with a local cardiologist who is now ill with the disease about the pandemic's toll on the health care system.