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CORONAVIRUS TESTING AND VACCINATION UPDATE

The Walker County Office of Emergency Management reports that as of Monday, April 12th, DSHS, hospitals and clinics report 1,565 active cases of Coronavirus and 70 fatalities among members of the community. Free Curative testing kiosks are located at 125 Medical Park Lane. All testing is by appointment only through Curative.com daily from 8 AM…read more »

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APRIL 11TH SHOOTING IN 100 BLOCK OF HAWTHORNE ROAD IN NEW WAVERLY

On Sunday April 11th, at 6:29 PM deputies with the Walker County Sheriff’s Officer, were dispatched to the 100 Block of Hawthorne Road in New Waverly in regard to a person that had been shot.  Upon the deputies arrival, they learned that two individuals had gunshot wounds.  Both injured parties were immediately transported to area…read more »

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COUNTY EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES DIRECTOR JOHN NABORS RETIRING

Long-time employee and head of the County’s Emergency Medical Services Department, John Nabors, is retiring. In Commissioners’ Court Monday, Commissioner Ronnie White, among others, commented on posting the position and what a great job John Nabors did . . . . As to when the job can be posted and how to proceed, County Auditor…read more »

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LIBRARY REOPENING MAY 2021

Following the guidance of City officials, the Huntsville Public Library will resume its normal service hours and increase the number of services offered to start Monday, May 10, 2021. Library hours will revert to 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday and 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. The reading furniture will be available…read more »

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NEW INFORMATION FOR VACCINATION CLINIC

WALKER COUNTY OFFICE OF  EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PRESS RELEASE: The COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic will be: Tuesday, April 13 & Wednesday, April 14, 2021 Walker County Storm Shelter, 455 SH 75 N Individuals can preregister at www.walkercountyvaccinate.com but preregistration is NOT required. A drivers license/identification is required to register on-site. The vaccination will be the Moderna 2-shot…read more »

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HUNTSVILLE ISD BOND INFORMATION PRESENTATION TONIGHT

Huntsville ISD is having a presentation on their upcoming Bond Election. Superintendent, Dr. Scott Sheppard, informed us that there will be a presentation tonight about the election at Mance Park Middle School at six in the cafeteria . . . .read more »

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COMMISSIONERS MEET THIS MORNING

Walker County Commissioners will meet for a regular session this morning at nine at the courthouse. Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis will address the court on an extension of the March 29th COVID-19 Disaster Declaration and an extension of the Winter Storm Disaster Declaration of the same date. County Purchasing Agent Mike Williford will discuss…read more »

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CORONAVIRUS & TESTING UPDATE

The Walker County Office of Emergency Management reports that as of Friday, April 9th, DSHS, hospitals and clinics report 1,568 active cases of Coronavirus with 70 fatalities among members of the community. Free Curative testing kiosks are located at 125 Medical Park Lane. All testing is by appointment only through Curative.com daily from 8 AM…read more »

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NATIONAL UPDATE ON COVID-19

Last Friday, the White House COVID-19 Response team held a briefing regarding the COVID pandemic. Director of the Centers for Disease Control, Dr. Rochelle Walensky, told reporters, “The seven-day average of new cases is a little more than 64,000 per day.–Up about two percent from the prior 7-day period . . . .”read more »

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