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Keeping Pets Safe In the Heat

With a heat advisory in effect for much of central and south Alabama, veterinarians and other pet experts are urging the public to keep a watchful eye on their pets. Like humans, pets can also experience heat-related illnesses, like exhaustion and heat stroke. Lea Turbert with the Montgomery Humane Society says to keep pets out of the heat as much…

Romain Lettuce E-Coli Cases Surround Alabama, but Not a Single Case in State.

CDC map shows all of the adjoining states have reported cases of illness.

  This CDC map shows reports of illness in each of the states surrounding Alabama…but not a single case in the state. Five new cases were reported by the CDC on Friday. 5 dead, nearly 200 sickened in romaine lettuce outbreak By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer NEW YORK (AP) – Four more deaths have been linked to a national…

44 Suspected Flu Deaths in Alabama

State Health Officials Investigating

The Alabama Department of public health says it is investigating 44 deaths as potentially caused by flu. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention¬†(CDC) has lots of information about the flu and keeping your family safe. HERE is their page. The Alabama Department of Public Health also has a flu information page, and you’ll find it HERE.      …