Tuesday evening brings with it another opportunity for the public to learn about options available to those patients in Jefferson County since the restructuring of its healthcare system by the County Commission.
Entries Tagged as 'Health'
June 24th, 2013 · Comments Off · Health
A community forum to be held on May 21 at Birmingham’s Five Points West Library will focus on concerns about recent changes made to Jefferson County’s indigent healthcare practices and what can be done to fix the issue.
November 1st, 2012 · Comments Off · Health
The newest addition to the medical portion of downtown Birmingham’s skyline has led to a necessary, and currently temporary, move of parking facilities for the city’s VA medical center. The changes went into effect November 1.
The public battle over the Jefferson County Commission’s plans to discontinue inpatient services at Cooper Green Mercy Hospital got a little more attention (and interesting) earlier this week, thanks to the Rev. Al Sharpton.
The nationally acclaimed sustainable food non-profit now known as Jones Valley Teaching Farm made its name change official via an email sent to those on its mailing list and a change to its website on May 11. The focus on education means more news is coming soon.
May 31st, 2011 · Comments Off · Health
There may be a correlation between two reports released in recent weeks looking at Birmingham, AL and our metro area’s level of fitness – but it’s not like folks aren’t already trying to fix the problem.
March 15th, 2011 · Comments Off · Health
This Saturday residents of Birmingham, AL (and more than 100 other communities) will have an opportunity to learn first aid skills for free.
January 3rd, 2011 · Comments Off · Health
Last year, Stephen Vinson walked the 5KBR. This year, the Birmingham, AL native is going to walk the Mercedes Half-Marathon instead. He’ll have a lot of folks keeping track of his progress thanks to his recent interview with The Birmingham News.