Senator Doug Jones (@SenDougJones )

Senator Doug Jones

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Twitter Web App : Faith-based gatherings are an integral part of so many communities here in Alabama, but I want to encourage folks to seek new ways to worship during this time. We need to all do our part to stop the spread of COVID-19. #SweetHomeStayHome abc3340.com/news/coronavir…

Twitter Web App : Folks shouldn’t have to wait months to receive their relief checks. That’s why Tom Cotton & I called upon the Treasury to expedite relief payments via debit cards to eligible Americans. Learn more here: jones.senate.gov/newsroom/press…

TweetDeck : We need to expand Medicaid for the sake of the people of Alabama, our health care providers, and our economy. We can't afford to wait any longer.

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TweetDeck : I’m glad to finally see Alabama join other states by issuing a stay at home order. This will begin Saturday, April 4 at 5:00 p.m., but I encourage folks to start today. I know it’s a long road ahead of us, but we will get through this together. #SweetHomeStayHome

Twitter Web App : Folks, we are facing a health care crisis here in Alabama. I am urging our state officials to send a clear message to folks by issuing a statewide stay-at-home order, so we can beat this virus and get our economy back on track. alreporter.com/2020/04/02/sen…

Twitter Web App : Join me today at 12:00 p.m. CT for a FB livestream with Jeanne Marrazzo, the Director of Infectious Disease at UAB. We will be discussing the spread of COVID-19, the new symptom tracker from UAB and the recently passed relief legislation. Tune in here: facebook.com/senatordougjon…

Twitter Web App : Thank you to Administrator Seema Verma for taking action this week to enable hospitals and health care providers in Alabama and across the country to reach more people through tele-health services.

This will be a huge help for strained hospitals in Alabama.

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Twitter Media Studio : Make today count, folks! I know were all stuck at home so I encourage you to fill out the 2020 Census—it only takes a few minutes. Without a proper count, AL could lose a seat in Congress & federal funding. Visit my2020census.gov to get started! #NationalCensusDay

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Twitter Web App : Folks, to beat COVID-19 we’re going to need YOUR help. UAB has a new tracker that allows you to report your daily symptoms, which allows their team to track hotspots & help decide where to dedicate resources. It's easy to get started, visit HelpBeatCOVID19.org today!

Twitter Web App : This #EqualPayDay, I am thinking of all the women fighting on the frontlines of this pandemic and working around the clock to keep our families safe. Equal pay is long past due and we must take action to close the wage gap. Equal work deserves equal pay—no question.

Twitter Web App : A Tornado Watch is in effect for portions of Central Alabama. Stay weather aware and have multiple ways to receive warnings if they are issued for your area! #ALwx

Twitter Web App : Thank you to all the doctors and health care professionals who risk their lives every day on the front lines of this pandemic. Alabama and our nation are eternally grateful for you. So folks, let’s stay home so they can stay safe! #NationalDoctorsDay

Twitter Web App : I know this has been a difficult time for folks and want to make sure you have access to resources and the most up to date info on COVID-19—delivered right to your inbox. Visit jones.senate.gov/contact/newsle… to subscribe today!

Twitter Web App : It is folks like Rodney Smith Jr. who embody the best of Alabama and show how acts of kindness can make a big impact during a difficult time. Thanks to all who are stepping up to lending a helping hand in their community—we will get through this together! al.com/life/2020/03/i…

Twitter Web App : Even during a pandemic, home might not always be the safest place for some folks. If you or someone you know needs assistance, please don't hesitate to reach out to national, state and local resources available to help. al.com/news/2020/03/s…

Twitter Media Studio : Tonight, the Senate came together to pass a much stronger, bipartisan bill that will get more money to working folks, small businesses, and our health care workers on the front lines—but this wont be our last step.
 
In the meantime, take care of yourselves & each other, folks.

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Twitter Web App : Today, on #NationalAgDay, I want to thank those in the agricultural industry who are ensuring continued access to food, fuel and clothing. Alabamians and folks across the United States depend on the important work you do every day.

Twitter Web App : Today, the Veterans Affairs was granted approval to rehire retired medical personnel back to work due to the COVID-19 pandemic. If you—or someone you know—is a retired VA clinician and is interested in going back to work, you can register here: sen.gov/Q5WR