COVID-19 Visitation Information

Updated Monday, August 23, 2021, Children’s of Alabama updated the following visitation restrictions to protect patients, staff, visitors and the community from the potential spread of illness. 

  • ALL VISITORS (OVER 2 YEARS OF AGE) AND STAFF MUST ARRIVE ON THE HOSPITAL CAMPUS WEARING A MASK. 
  • INPATIENTS & SCHEDULED SURGERY PATIENTS:
    • Visitors are limited to two (2) parents/caregivers.
    • No other visitors, including siblings, will be allowed.
    • Do not visit if you have flu-like symptoms and/or cough, fever, and/or shortness of breath. 
  • OUTPATIENT CLINIC VISITS:
    • Visitors are limited to two (2) parents/caregivers.
    • No other visitors, including siblings, will be allowed.
    • If your child is ill, please call the clinic before arrival for additional instructions.
    • If you have flu-like symptoms and/or cough, fever, and/or shortness of breath, do not enter our facility. 
  • EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT VISITS:
    • Visitors are limited to one (1) parent/caregiver (effective 8/24/2021).
    • No other visitors, including siblings, will be allowed.
    • Children’s Emergency Department is not a public COVID testing site.