COVID-19 Visitation Information

Updated Tuesday, November 17, 2020, 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 parents/caregivers.
    • No other visitors, including siblings, allowed.
    • Do not visit if you have flu-like symptoms and/or cough, fever and/or shortness of breath. 
  • OUTPATIENT CLINIC VISITS:
    • One parent/caregiver preferred; Two parents/caregivers allowed, when more assistance is needed. In these cases, the second caregiver may be asked to remain in the waiting area.
    • No other visitors, including siblings, 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:
    • One parent/caregiver is allowed to bring the child to the emergency department.
    • No other visitors, including siblings, allowed.
    • Children’s Emergency Department is not a COVID community testing site.