Local hospitals commended for COVID-19 precautions


Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) Northern District Administrator Judy Smith speaks during a COVID-19 meeting in Marion County on Wednesday, March 25.>

HAMILTON - A state health officer has commended Marion County’s local hospitals for measures taken to combat the coronavirus outbreak.
“I have to commend you for what you’re doing,” Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) Northern District Administrator Judy Smith told hospital administrators from North Mississippi Medical Center (NMMC)-Hamilton and Northwest Medical Center in Winfield.
Smith met with 19 Marion County law enforcement, healthcare and education officials on Wednesday morning, March 25, to discuss what measures are being taken countywide to fight the spread of coronavirus.
The meeting was scheduled by Rep. Tracy Estes, R-Winfield, and state Sen. Garlan Gudger, R-Cullman.

 


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