Cullman Regional’s Marketing and Public Relations Team is committed to providing the community with the most up-to-date information about Cullman Regional, as well as a wide range of health issues.

To ensure the privacy of our patients, a representative from Marketing and Public Relations must accompany members of the media during all visits to Cullman Regional’s main campus and related sites.

All requests to speak with any member of the Cullman Regional staff must be directed to Marketing and Public Relations prior to any interviews.

During emergencies or breaking news, check our Facebook page: @CullmanRegionalMedicalCenter

Marketing and Public Relations Office:
Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for interviews, background information and media visits.

After-hours patient condition requests:
Call (256) 737-2000 and ask that the Media Contact be contacted.

Public Relations Contact
Lindsey P. Dossey, Vice President,
Marketing and Public Relations

In Loving Memory of Mir Varquez, MD

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

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…

Winter Weather Update

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 Cancellations and Delays Due to Inclement Weather on Monday, February 15th

Due to the threat of inclement weather, the Cullman Regional COVID-19 vaccine clinic scheduled for Monday, February 15th has been cancelled. Anyone scheduled to receive their first dose of the vaccine has been re-scheduled to Friday, February 19th at the same time as originally scheduled. Anyone scheduled for their second dose of the vaccine can…

Cullman Regional Offering Sign-On Bonus for Paramedics

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

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

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…

Cullman Regional Establishes Waitlist for Community COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics

Cullman Regional has established a waiting list for any community members interested in receiving the COVID-19 Vaccine. The form to join the waitlist can be completed online here. Completing the form is not a guarantee of an appointment as Cullman Regional has a limited supply of the vaccine. If you join the waitlist, you will…

Cullman Regional Administers First COVID-19 Vaccine

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,”…