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Alabama County Health Official On Reopening: 'Don't Start Going Crazy'

The health officer for Alabama's most populous county says he's pleased new state guidelines are only a "slight change" from previous ones. But he says testing in Alabama isn't where it needs to be.

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James Doubek is an associate editor and reporter for NPR. He frequently covers breaking news for and NPR's hourly newscast. In 2018, he reported feature stories for NPR's business desk on topics including electric scooters, cryptocurrency, and small business owners who lost out when Amazon made a deal with Apple.