Birth, Death, Marriage, and Divorce Certificates
Certified copies of birth, death, marriage, and divorce certificates for the State of Alabama can be obtained from your local county health department for a fee of $15.00 for the first copy and $6.00 for each additional copy purchased at the same time. These certificates can usually be issued within an hour.
Patients can obtain Pap Smears, breast examinations, and self examination instructions. Help in finding treatment for cancer is also available.
Birth control information, medical exams, and supplies are available. We provide family planning methods, counseling, and education.
We offer confidential information, testing, counseling, social work services, home care, and referrals to other support services in the community. For more information about services, call the Alabama AIDS Hotline at 1-800-228-0469 or visit the Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control.
Immunizations to prevent childhood diseases are available. Children should have these immunizations from age 2 months through 6 years, with additional immunizations as needed. A certificate of immunization (blue slip) is provided for children to enter all day care centers and public and private schools. Immunizations for adults for measles, pneumonia, tetanus, flu, and other diseases are also available. For more information, visit the Division of Immunization.
Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD)
Confidential testing, treatment, and counseling for most sexually transmitted diseases is available. To learn more, visit the Division of STD Prevention and Control.
Tuberculin skin tests, sputum tests, and X-rays (if indicated) are available to anyone for diagnosis and treatment of tuberculosis. Medications are provided if indicated. We test high risk individuals, contacts to TB, and suspects for active TB disease. We do not perform tests for TB on persons for their job or school. For more information, visit the Tuberculosis Program.
Women, Infants and Children (WIC)
Nutritious food and nutrition education services are available free to limited income pregnant, breastfeeding, and postpartum women; infants, and children up to age 5 who qualify for WIC, the supplemental food program for women, infants, and children. Visit the Division of WIC for more information on this program.
Page last updated: November 5, 2018