Read Time 2 MinutesThe Jefferson County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) and Jefferson County Department of Health are encouraging residents who live and work in Jefferson county to self-register for the COVID-19 vaccine at their website this week.
Read Time 2 MinutesSeveral Birmingham area food service establishments including Chez fonfon in Five Points South, Hoover’s Casual Pint and the legendary Gus’s Hot Dogs in downtown Birmingham received 95 and above on their health inspection scores in September 2020.
Read Time 4 MinutesJefferson 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.
Read Time 2 MinutesBirmingham-area hospitals, the University of Alabama at Birmingham and the Jefferson County Department of Health have teamed up to offer testing for COVID-19 (Coronavirus) starting Monday, March 23.
Read Time 2 MinutesIn 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…
Read Time 2 MinutesIn 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.
Read Time 2 MinutesRightfully so, everyone is concerned about coronavirus or COVID-19, which has been declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization.
Rodney Scott’s, Ruby Sunshine Cafe, Todd English, received 95 and above food service scores in November
Read Time 2 MinutesSeveral 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.
Read Time 2 MinutesThe 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…
Paw Paw Patch, Dave’s Pizza among establishments receiving 95 and above Food Service scores in January
Read Time 2 MinutesSeveral 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.
Code Orange Air Quality Alert for ozone pollution issued for June 6 in Jefferson and Shelby counties.
Read Time 1 MinutesAccording 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.
Report ranks Shelby County as healthiest county in Alabama, while Jefferson County has some work to do
Read Time 2 MinutesAccording 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…
Read Time 2 MinutesSeveral 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…
Read Time 1 MinutesDo you know if today’s air quality in Birmingham is poor or good? We’ve got the answer.