Semi-truck catches fire, blocks I-65 northbound at the I-565 exit Monday night

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — The Alabama Department of Public Health requested support from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which has been deployed to assist with the response to COVID-19.

The five-member team of CDC professionals will be assisting the department through Friday. ADPH requested the help of the team that includes an epidemiologist, a medical epidemiologist, an epidemiologist/data analyst, a risk communicator, and an informatics/visualization specialist.