Alabama Vaccination Tracker
Alabama COVID-19 Updates
- “We’re all superheroes”: UAB employees stand united in fight against COVID-19on January 19, 2021
The entire UAB community has come together to protect one another while continuing to serve the community.
- UAB announces 2021 King Week activities in partnership with the City of Birmingham, local sponsorson January 15, 2021
UAB celebrates the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through local partnerships and events including Word from the Mountain Top and more.
- Why it’s safe and important to get the COVID-19 vaccineon January 15, 2021
Now that effective vaccines for COVID-19 have been developed and are being distributed to members of the public, it is key for folks to understand the benefits of the COVID-19 vaccines.
- Metformin use reduces risk of death for patients with COVID-19 and diabeteson January 14, 2021
Use of the diabetes drug metformin — before a diagnosis of COVID-19 — was associated with a threefold decrease in mortality in COVID-19 patients with Type 2 diabetes.
- UAB State of the School of Medicine speech set for Jan. 27on January 13, 2021
The State of the UAB School of Medicine presentation on Jan. 27 will include highlights from the past year and an update on future growth
Tips for Staying Safe
Avoid your touching your face
Maintain physical distance
Wear a mask whenever you’re around others
Cough into your elbow or a tissue
Clean shared surfaces often
Wash your hands with soap and water
If you feel sick, stay home
When possible, make your meetings virtual
Helpful Links and Resources
With so much going on in the world, it can be hard to remember what you should be doing to keep yourself and your loved ones safe. With the help of the NIH, we’ve compiled a list of tips to keep in mind moving forward.
- Alabama Department of Public Health
- National Institutes of Health
- Center for Disease Control and Prevention
- Department of Health and Human Services
- Johns Hopkins University of Medicine
Each of these sources can be relied upon to provide useful and accurate information about COVID-19.