Press Releases

COUNCIL PRESIDENT PARKER PARTNERING FOR FRIDAY MORNING FOOD AND MASK GIVEAWAY

PRESS RELEASE                                     Thursday, May 28, 2020 Contact: Kim Garner Phone: 205-254-2036 Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov Birmingham City Council President William Parker is partnering with the Birmingham Black Nurses Association, 1st Foundation, and Clergy Concerned for the Community for a District 4 food and mask […]

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BIRMINGHAM CITY COUNCIL TO VOTE ON EXTENDING FACE COVERING ORDINANCE ON FRIDAY

PRESS RELEASE                       Thursday, May 28, 2020 Contact: Kim Garner Phone: 205-254-2036 Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov The Birmingham City Council will be holding a special-called meeting on Friday, May 29 at 9:30 a.m. to vote on extending the city’s face covering ordinance. The ordinance, which was first […]

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PRESS CONFERENCE TO BE HOSTED AT LEGION FIELD ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 13, 2020 AT 2:30 P.M. CST TO ANNOUNCE THE OPENING OF A NEW COVID-19 TESTING SITE AT THE FACILITY

PRESS RELEASE                                    Wednesday, May 13, 2020   Beginning Thursday, May 14, 2020, Legion Field will now offer appointments for COVID-19 testing to any resident who believes they need one, regardless of insurance, ability to pay or whether they have symptoms or […]

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MOBILE COVID-19 TESTING SITE COMING TO CENTRAL PARK NEIGHBORHOOD ON THURSDAY

PRESS RELEASE                                        Monday, April 27, 2020 Contact: Kim Garner Phone: 205-254-2036 Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov On Monday, the University of Alabama at Birmingham announced plans to launch a mobile COVID-19 testing site this week at Central Park Christian High School […]

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COUNCIL PRESIDENT PARKER HOLDING PRESS CONFERENCE TO CALL ON STATE AND COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENTS TO RELEASE ADDITIONAL COVID-19 DATA

PRESS RELEASE                                         Monday, April 20, 2020 Contact: Kim Garner Phone: 205-254-2036 Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov Council President William Parker will be holding a press conference today at 2 p.m. at Legion Field, calling on state and county health departments to […]

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COUNCIL PRESIDENT PARKER IS CALLING ON STATE AND COUNTY OFFICIALS TO COMPILE AND RELEASE DATE ON HEALTH DISPARITIES FOR MINORITIES DEALIG WITH COVID-19

PRESS RELEASE                                         Monday, April 13, 2020 Contact: Kim Garner Phone: 205-254-2036 Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov On Sunday, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan called disproportionate coronavirus deaths among African Americans “very disturbing,” highlighting a troubling statistic that has begun to emerge across […]

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COUNCIL PRESIDENT PARKER PLANNING VIRTUAL TOWN HALL MEETINGS WITH CONGRESSIONAL LEADERS, HEALTH EXPERTS TO DISCUSS COVID-19 IMPACT ON AFRICAN-AMERICAN COMMUNITIES

PRESS RELEASE                                         Wednesday, April 8, 2020 Contact: Kim Garner Phone: 205-254-2036 Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov A troubling statistic has started to emerge during the COVID-19 crisis in the United States – African-American communities are being disproportionately impacted by the virus. […]

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COUNCIL PRESIDENT PARKER RENEWS CALL FOR ADDITIONAL COVID-19 TESTING SITES

PRESS RELEASE                                         Wednesday, April 8, 2020 Contact: Kim Garner Phone: 205-254-2036 Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov Council President William Parker is reemphasizing the need for additional COVID-19 testing sites.  A plan for drive-thru testing was approved by the Birmingham Parks and Recreation Board […]

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BIRMINGHAM CITY COUNCIL TO VOTE ON HAZARD PAY FUNDING FOR FIRST RESPONDERS ON TUESDAY

PRESS RELEASE                                         Monday, April 6, 2020 Contact: Kim Garner Phone: 205-254-2036 Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov The Birmingham City Council will be voting on an item to appropriate $500,000 for hazard and overtime pay for City employees working during the […]

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RESOURCES AVAILABLE DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Attached are Links to Resources Available During the COVID-19 Pandemic:   Small Business Owner’s Guide to the CARES Act: https://www.dropbox.com/s/yevkjlmaquty1ht/Small%20Business%20Owner%27s% 20Guide%20to%20CARES%20Act%2C%20Senate%20Comm%20on%20Small%20Business.pdf?dl=0   SBA Guaranteed Lenders for Alabama: https://www.dropbox.com/s/yccswhxignkel4l/SBA%207a%20Lenders%2C%20AL.pdf?dl=0   The Nonprofit/Business To-Do List:  https://www.dropbox.com/s/jp8r7508ueja3od/Business%20and%20Non-Profit%20To%20Do%20List.pdf?dl=0

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