CDC issues guidance as transmission of contagious Delta COVID-19 variant surges, prevention measures outlined

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Karen Landers, M.D.(256) 383-1231 More than 900 COVID-19 patients are hospitalized in Alabama, the largest number since February, and too few Alabama residents are vaccinated. High vaccination coverage will reduce the spread of the virus and help prevent new variants from emerging. State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris said, “The slope…