Area Breaking News

Virus update for May 20, 2020 as of 1pm.

Current key points: • The number of individuals tested from Mobile County by labs is 15,435. According to ADPH, the statewide number of total tested is 162,520. The statewide number of hospitalizations since March 13 is 1,480. • The Unified Command is encouraging voters to use absentee ballots for the July 14 special election. http://mchd.org/Documents/BulkDocuments/News_514202090124am_COVID19Release05.13.20.pdf.pdf…

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Updates from MCHD and Unified Command

View this post on Instagram The Unified Command will host a joint update today at 3 p.m. to discuss Gov. Ivey’s plans. This will take the place of MCHD’s normal 2:30 p.m. segment. Dr. Eichold will be joined by Commissioner Merceria Ludgood and Mayor Sandy Stimpson. A post shared by Mobile County Health Dept (@ilovemchd)…

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Citronelle PD investigating murder

By WILLIE GRAY It has been nearly two years since there has been a deadly shooting in the City of Citronelle but that timeline came to a close last week when investigators were called to what is said to have been a murder scene. According to Citronelle Police Chief Tyler Norris, his department is currently…

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MCDH Virus Dashboard Update for April 28, 2020

  • Dr. Bernard H. Eichold II, Health Officer for Mobile County, had this comment today, “We anticipate some changes from the governor today in how the state manages COVID-19, but this disease remains very active in our community. We continue to have new cases diagnosed, currently at the rate of more than one per…

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