Cullman Regional Launches Online Appointment Scheduling for COVID-19 Vaccine

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Cullman Regional recently launched an online scheduling tool to allow community members to self-schedule themselves for the COVID-19 vaccine. Patients can access the online form at Appointment slots will open up 5 days prior to any available clinics based on Cullman Regional’s current vaccine allocation. Patients must have an appointment to receive a vaccine….

Cullman Regional Receives Emergency CON Approval for Expansion Project

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The Health Care Authority of Cullman County/ Cullman Regional Board of Directors announced today they have received Emergency Alabama Certificate of Need (CON) approval to add an additional 30 beds to the hospital including 13 additional critical care beds. During the final months of 2020 and into 2021, Cullman Regional’s Critical Care reached a capacity…

In Loving Memory of Mir Varquez, MD

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Cullman Regional medical staff and team members are sad to acknowledge the loss of long-time cardiologist Mir Varquez, MD. Our hospital family, especially our cardiovascular services and inpatient nursing team members are heartbroken by this loss. Dr. Varquez has been a familiar face around the hospital for approximately 25 years. She and her family established…

Cullman Regional Welcomes Pulmonologist Darryle Bullard, MD, to Medical Group

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Cullman Regional welcomes board-certified Pulmonologist Darryle Bullard, MD, to the Cullman Regional Medical Group. A native of Mobile, Alabama, he is a graduate of Spring Hill College and completed medical school at the University of South Alabama. He also completed his post-doctoral training in Internal Medicine and his Pulmonary Disease Fellowship at the University of…

Cullman Regional Administers First COVID-19 Vaccine

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Cullman Regional administered Cullman Regional’s first COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday, December 15, at 8:43 am to critical care nurse Donna Snow, RN. “In following the federal and state-approved guidelines of vaccine administration, we are excited to report that one of our frontline critical care nurses was first to receive the COVID-19 vaccine at our facility,”…

Winter Weather Update

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Weather Update – February 17th The COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic at Cullman Regional will be open Wednesday, February 17th for those with scheduled appointments. Weather Closings Update – February 16th Due to the inclement weather, Cullman Regional Medical Group physician offices will be closed today. All patients will be rescheduled. The Cullman Regional Urgent Care Center…

Cullman Regional Offering Sign-On Bonus for Paramedics

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Cullman Regional announced today that they are offering a $2,000 sign-on bonus for paramedics for the Cullman EMS Ambulance Team. “EMS Services across Alabama and throughout the United States have been experiencing staffing shortages prior to COVID-19,” Chief Operations Officer Nesha Donaldson said. “Those issues have simply increased due to COVID-19. Throughout the past year,…

Cullman Regional Spotlights Wound Healing & Prevention During American Heart Month

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If left untreated, chronic wounds stemming from heart disease can put patients at risk of amputation The Wound Healing Center at Cullman Regional is recognizing American Heart Month by offering information and tips to educate patients about heart health and chronic wounds. Each year nearly 700,000 Americans are diagnosed with heart disease, which causes about…

Cullman Regional COVID-19 Vaccine Update — February 4, 2021

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We are currently calling and scheduling people on our waitlist in the following Phase 1b groups of the Alabama Public Health Allocation Plan. This includes: Persons age ≥ 65 years Frontline essential workers Corrections officers and support staff Food and agriculture workers U.S. Postal Service workers Manufacturing workers Grocery store workers Public transit workers Educators including…