Catherine Patterson, WSFA 12 News

Catherine Patterson

WSFA 12 News

Birmingham, AL, United States

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Recent articles by Catherine:

Labor shortage still an issue in Alabama, even with low unemployment rate

Since last September, Alabama's unemployment numbers dropped by 78,790 people, but less unemployment doesn’t necessarily mean an end to the labor shortage. → Read More

“I thank God every day that I’m still here living”: Local 9/11 survivor shares his story

One September 11th Survivor who now lives in Birmingham is sharing how he made it out alive and what he wants future generations to remember about that terrible day. → Read More

“I thank God every day that I’m still here living”: Local 9/11 survivor shares his story

One September 11th Survivor who now lives in Birmingham is sharing how he made it out alive and what he wants future generations to remember about that terrible day. → Read More

Doctors discuss how Delta variant is impacting children, unvaccinated in Alabama

Alabama doctors and pediatricians say we are in a dangerous place right now. → Read More

UAB brings back Meals for Heroes program

You can now help pay for meals to feed our healthcare workers on the front lines. → Read More

New youth homeless center in Birmingham plans to break ground soon

When the Way Station hits the 75% mark on their capital campaign, they will break ground. → Read More

White House: Ala. sees 215% increase in newly vaccinated people

And over the past three weeks in Alabama, we’ve seen a 215 percent increase in the average number of newly vaccinated people per day. Louisiana saw a 302 percent increase. → Read More

White House: Ala. sees 215% increase in newly vaccinated people

And over the past three weeks in Alabama, we’ve seen a 215 percent increase in the average number of newly vaccinated people per day. Louisiana saw a 302 percent increase. → Read More

Surveillance videos of man peering into windows causing concern in Crestline Gardens

Multiple homeowners say they’re afraid things will only get worse if he’s not caught. → Read More

UAB pediatrician explains ways to keep your child hydrated this summer

UAB doctors are reminding parents to never leave a child or a pet alone in a car, even if you leave a window open. → Read More

Chelsea HS students bring awareness to need for organ donors

Chelsea High School created the first Alabama chapter of SODA which stands for Student Organ Donation Advocates. → Read More

Summer meals program starts next week, donations and volunteers needed

During the summer, the food bank doesn’t see as many donations or volunteers, but the need is still tremendous. → Read More

Badges on dating apps can now show who has been vaccinated

People looking for love online will now be able to see whether their matches have gotten the COVID-19 vaccine. → Read More

Wearing masks could help allergy sufferers

UAB Dr. Cho said allergy season is longer now, so he has tips to handle the pollen. → Read More

Can’t find chicken wings at the store? Here’s why

Right now in our state, the Alabama Poultry and Egg Association said there’s actually a labor shortage and poultry farmers are experiencing higher demand for poultry products. → Read More

UAB, LifeSouth to host blood drive as supply is low again

Blood supply is getting low again, so UAB Medicine and LifeSouth are hosting a blood drive to boost donations. → Read More

UAB ranks 4th on Forbes list of Best Employers for Diversity

Forbes recognized UAB in the top five best employers for diversity in the entire country. → Read More

Alabama Adventure looking to hire 400, job fair this Saturday

The park hopes to fill between 350 to 400 positions for everything from Ride Operators, Life Guards, Admissions, Security, Cleaning, and more. → Read More

FEMA accepting COVID-19 funeral assistance applications starting Monday

To be eligible for funeral assistance, the death must have occurred in the U.S. and the death certificate must indicate the death was because of COVID-19. → Read More

FEMA accepting COVID-19 funeral assistance applications starting Monday

To be eligible for funeral assistance, the death must have occurred in the U.S. and the death certificate must indicate the death was because of COVID-19. → Read More