Project Description



August 16, 2021: The Alabama Board of Nursing shared information related to the Governor’s order. This communication on the Governor’s Proclamation will go out to all employers, CNO’s, credentialing staff, HR, and ALAHA today. It is an updated version of what was sent in April of 2020.

March 16, 2021: The American Nurses Association (ANA), along with 19 other leading nursing and healthcare organizations launched COVID Vaccine Facts for Nurses, an educational resource to bring “critical, current, and culturally sensitive COVID-19 vaccine information to the nation’s nurses on the frontlines of the pandemic and those caring for patients in every community across the country.”

Click here to visit the site.

Sources of Support

Alabama Crisis Division of Care

Alabama Counseling Association

American Psychiatric Nurses Association

American Psychological Association

American Society of Suicidology

Alabama Suicide Prevention and Resources Coalition

Helpful Websites for Grieving

Additional Resources

Alabama Department of Public Health

American Heart Association

American Nurses Association

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

General Safety Practices

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends the following:

Find Local Information

Follow Official Sources for Accurate Information

Know the Signs & Symptoms

Know the signs and symptoms of COVID-19 and what to do if symptomatic:

  • Stay home when you are sick
  • Call your health care provider’s office in advance of a visit
  • Limit movement in the community
  • Limit visitors

Take Steps for Those at Higher Risk

  • Know what additional measures those at higher risk and who are vulnerable should take.

Protect Yourself & Family

  • Implement steps to prevent illness (e.g., stay home when sick, handwashing, respiratory etiquette, clean frequently touched surfaces daily).

Create a Household Plan

Create a household plan of action in case of illness in the household or disruption of daily activities due to COVID-19 in the community.

  • Consider 2-week supply of prescription and over the counter medications, food and other essentials. Know how to get food delivered if possible.
  • Establish ways to communicate with others (e.g., family, friends, co-workers).
  • Establish plans to telework, what to do about childcare needs, how to adapt to cancellation of events.

Stay Informed About Emergency Plans

  • Know about emergency operations plans for schools/workplaces of household members.