COVID vaccine availability and eligibility continues to evolve with individuals 12 and older now eligible to receive the Pfizer vaccine. While Children’s of Alabama (hospital) does not currently have this vaccine, UAB has processes in place to facilitate administration of the Pfizer product in the newly approved age range. Eligible individuals may go to any UAB vaccination site to receive the vaccine. Appointments are not required. For additional information visit www.uabmedicinevaccine.org. Children’s of Alabama’s Birmingham area pediatric practices are also offering the Pfizer vaccine exclusively to their eligible patients. To learn more, visit www.childrensal.org/practices.
Health Information Management (Medical Records) is closed to the public until further notice. We will continue to process requests for medical record copies. Requests may be made by following these instructions.
To help keep our patients/families and communities safe and informed, Children’s of Alabama has gathered the following information to address questions you may have about the coronavirus.
The well-being of our patients, families and staff is our utmost priority, and we will continue to communicate updates periodically. We are taking all precautionary measures to identify and contain any possible exposures, and we are in constant communication with state and local health agencies to ensure timely and coordinated efforts.
Children’s of Alabama has well-established infection prevention measures in place at all times to prevent the transmission of all communicable diseases, including the Coronavirus (COVID-19), as well as the flu and other respiratory illnesses. Additionally, Children’s is following guidelines from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the State of Alabama and the state’s relevant health agencies for the prevention, detection and treatment of COVID-19.
We have also taken additional measures to ensure safety for all patients, visitors and staff during the COVID-19 outbreak. If you should have a specific question or concern while your child is a patient at Children’s or one of our primary care practices, do not hesitate to ask your healthcare provider.
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