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State COVID-19 hospitalizations down
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State COVID-19 hospitalizations down

The state of Alabama reported 969 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday out of 16,939 tests being conducted. That is a slight downturn from the 1,220 new cases reported on Tuesday and brings Alabama’s total number of positive tests to 106,784, according to the Alabama Department of Public Health. 

Weekend Digest – August 16, 2020
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Weekend Digest – August 16, 2020

Health officials encourage by Alabama COVID-19 numbers; Ivey chief of staff self-quarantines after wife tests positive; Trump’s younger brother dies at 71; Postal Service warns states about mail voting; High Schools limiting fan attendance for football

Weekend Digest – August 9, 2020
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Weekend Digest – August 9, 2020

Good afternoon and happy Sunday! Here’s your Daily News for August 9. 1. Trump allows some unemployment pay, defers payroll tax President Donald Trump on Saturday bypassed the nation’s lawmakers as he claimed the authority to defer payroll taxes and replace an expired unemployment benefit with a lower amount after negotiations with Congress on a new...

Daily Digest – August 3, 2020
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Daily Digest – August 3, 2020

Good morning! Here’s your Daily News for Monday, August 3. 1. COVID-19 update There were 3,533 new COVID-19 cases confirmed Saturday and Sunday, bringing the total since March to 88,811, according to the Alabama Department of Public Health. The website BamaTracker, an independent site that analyzes ADPH data, noted that of 2,031 cases added Sunday, 532 were in...

AlabamaWorks! launches survey on workplace behavioral health
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AlabamaWorks! launches survey on workplace behavioral health

By CAROLINE BECK, Alabama Daily News The Alabama Workforce Council is asking employers to participate in a survey in order to research and eventually improve the health and wellbeing of Alabamians in the workplace. AlabamaWorks! and the Alabama Workforce Council have partnered with the Alabama Department of Mental Health, the University of Alabama and the Vital...