Coronavirus News for Altoona

COVID-19 testing clinic held in Altoona

ALTOONA, Ala. (WBRC) - More COVID-19 testing is now available in east Alabama after a drive-thru clinic has been set up at the youth baseball field in Altoona. Altoona is located in Etowah County ... More info »

MSN - 05/27/2020 09:41am

Alabama college students held coronavirus parties and whoever got virus first won cash prize, officials say

Tuscaloosa City Councilor Sonya McKinstry said students invited guests who tested positive for COVID-19 and put money in a pot and whoever got the virus first would get the cash. More info »

Chicago Tribune - 07/03/2020 06:48am

England pubs and restaurants reopen: Coronavirus live updates

The country takes its biggest steps yet towards the resumption of normal life for the first time in three months. More info »

Al Jazeera English - 07/03/2020 11:18pm

Outbreak Alabama: The death rate

Stories from a Pandemic,” above. Today, we hear from Dr. Karen Landers, Assistant State Health Officer with the Alabama Department of Public Health. We cover a difficult topic: Alabama’s mortality ... More info » on - 07/01/2020 11:56pm

Alabama Reports Record Single-Day Coronavirus Cases, Hospitalizations

According to the state's department of health, there were at least 1,758 newly reported cases as of Friday, June 3, topping a previous high of over 1,400, reported on June 28. More info »

Newsweek - 07/03/2020 05:18am

Alabama parents face hurdles to access leave for childcare during coronavirus

It's estimated half of working parents don't qualify for emergency coronavirus childcare leave. Some parents that were eligible say their employers fired them for taking their off. More info » - 07/03/2020 04:00am

Coronavirus Cases in U.S. Are Rising, Even as Death Rates Trend Down

At least five U.S. states set single-day records on Friday as the country’s daily infection report passed 50,000 again. President Trump, in a speech at Mount Rushmore, barely mentioned the pandemic. More info »

New York Times - 07/03/2020 11:00pm

Report: Over 30 workers on Alabama's Bryant-Denny Stadium renovation test positive for coronavirus

Denny Stadium have reportedly tested positive for coronavirus. According to, “at least” 35 workers have tested positive for COVID-19. At least 10 workers tested positive for coronavirus in May. More info »

YAHOO! - 07/02/2020 11:11am

College students going to 'COVID parties' to see who gets sick first, Alabama officials say

Officials in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, say young people intentionally went to parties knowing they had the new coronavirus to see whom they could infect. More info »

USA Today - 07/02/2020 07:56am

Officials: Students in Alabama threw COVID-19 contest parties

While my nursing staff was triaging patients for COVID-19 swabbing, they were told about the COVID-19 house parties and were even shown videos of the parties by college student ... More info »

KSDK - 07/03/2020 02:36am

Supreme Court says Alabama does not have to loosen ballot restrictions because of virus

The Supreme Court on Thursday night said Alabama does not have to abide for now with lower-court decisions that made it easier to cast a mail-in ballot in a state that has seen a spike in coronavirus ... More info »

Washington Post - 07/02/2020 02:33pm

Quarterback Titus Tucker to leave Hart High for Alabama because of COVID-19 concerns

Newhall Hart's quarterback will move to Alabama over concern the 2020-21 football season in California will be delayed or canceled due to COVID-19. More info »

YAHOO! - 06/30/2020 03:15am
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Boaz Farmers Market

Saturday, Jul 4, 2020 from 6:00am to 8:00pm
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Boaz Farmers Market

Blount County Farmers Market

Saturday, Jul 4, 2020 from 7:00am to 12:00pm
Oneonta, AL
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Blount County Farmers Market

Guntersville Farmers Market

Saturday, Jul 4, 2020 from 7:00am to 1:00pm
Guntersville, AL
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Guntersville Farmers Market

DAV - Chapter 28 Meeting

Saturday, Jul 4, 2020 at 8:00am
Blountsville, AL
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Arab Farmer's Market

Saturday, Jul 4, 2020 from 9:00am to 3:00pm
Arab, AL
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Arab Farmer's Market

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Whippoorwill Golf Course

This is a 18 hole golf course. The Whippoorwill Golf Course is a Public golf course designed by Otis Williams in Altoona, AL.Par: 72, Yardage: 4525...
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West End Elementary School

  Mission Statement: West End Elementary prepares socially responsible individuals capable of securing lifelong goals a...
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Altoona Town Facts

Altoona, Alabama. Population for Altoona from the last gathering is 984. You can view Altoona venues that host many Altoona AL events every year.

You can find a ton of properties for sale if you search the Altoona page on Zillow. Currently Altoona has an average listing price for homes for sale on the market of $165,627. More real estate facts about Altoona: The number of properties currently for sale in Altoona is 895. The median homes for sale listing price is $131,000. This is broken down with the number of three bedroom houses in Altoona consisting of 530 with an average listing price for these house of $139,966. Out of the 185 houses that are four bedroom the average listing price for Altoona is $227,133. Interest rates for Altoona are at historic lows as well.

Altoona Alabama has a latitude of 34.032001495361 and a longitude of -86.312797546387. View the full profile

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