Jefferson County Health Officer Dr. Mark Wilson has issued an order requiring all people over the age of 8 to wear coverings inside businesses that are open to the public and while taking public transportation.Continue reading “JeffCo Health Officer orders county-wide face covering rules while state plans to open schools”
In a stern message last night, Jefferson County Health Officer Mark Wilson announced that he was amending his March 19th public health order to include the closing of non-essential retail stores, barbershops and hair salons by today at 5:00pm.
In an effort to combat the growing COVID-19 crisis, Jefferson County Health Officer Mark Wilson issued a new sweeping order that prohibits gatherings in Jefferson County of 10 or more people and the closing of non-essential businesses.
Rightfully so, everyone is concerned about coronavirus or COVID-19, which has been declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization.
Several Birmingham area food service establishments, including Rodney Scott’s BBQ in Avondale, Ruby Sunshine Cafe in Homewood, Uptown’s Todd English PUB and Lakeview’s Los Amigos received 95 and above on their health inspection scores in November 2019.
The Birmingham City Council had a busy day on Tuesday passing several initiatives, including the establishment of a smoke-free Health District and Birmingham Promise, an initiative which will create post-secondary opportunities and apprenticeships for Birmingham City School students.
Several popular Birmingham area restaurants, including popular places such as Paw Paw Patch on Green Springs and Dave’s Pizza in Homewood received 95 and above on their health inspection scores over the past 30 days.
According to the Jefferson County Department of Health, the air quality in the Birmingham area is expected to be unhealthy for some sensitive groups today, Wednesday, June 6th.
According to the recently released 2018 County Health Rankings & Roadmaps report for Alabama, Shelby County has been ranked 1st in the state of Alabama for health outcomes and factors. Respectively, Jefferson County, Alabama’s largest county placed 22nd in health outcome and 7th in the health factors categories.
Several of Birmingham’s most iconic and popular restaurants received their restaurant inspection scores this April. As part of a new public service, Bham Now intends to periodically bring attention to Jefferson County Department of Health restaurant inspection scores.
Do you know if today’s air quality in Birmingham is poor or good? We’ve got the answer.
“Smoke City.” In the 1960s, that is what truckers used to call Birmingham when they reached the outskirts of Alabama’s largest city – the self proclaimed “Pittsburgh of the South.”