You may have seen the headlines, students at Alabama throwing parties where people who have coronavirus show up and the first person to get infected, gets money. We’re On Your Side working to determine how much of that is true and how much of it is rumor?
According to the American Medical Association, 97 percent of medical practices across the country have been negatively impacted financially because of COVID-19. An Opelika pediatrician says it’s no different in East Alabama.
The rising coronavirus cases are putting Alabama on more travel advisory lists for New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. If you plan to visit the tri-state area, you’ll have to quarantine for 14 days.
“There is no doubt in my mind we are seeing the after effects of Memorial Day parties, weekends at the lake or beach, and visits to some downtown venues,” said the medical director for the Auburn University Medical Clinic.