Operating hours are 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Birth control information and counseling, including abstinence counseling, and a suitable
method of contraception are available to those in the childbearing age group. Examinations, including a pelvic exam, pap smear, and a clinical breast exam, are done before birth
control supplies are given. For more information, call (256) 533-8750, or visit the Family
A wide range of education materials and brochures are available to the public, free of charge.
This program also has a large selection of health-related videos that are available for loan to the public. Custom health classes and presentations can be provided to local groups, upon request. Compilation of data is also available to teachers and students, upon request. For more information, call (256) 533-8679.
HIV/AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD)
Confidential investigation, examination, counseling, and treatment of sexually transmitted disease/HIV are provided for anyone 12 years of age or older. Walk-in clinic hours are
8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. For more information, call (256) 533-8751. Detailed information can also be found online at the Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control and Division of STD Prevention and Control.
Immunizations and Vaccines
Vaccines are available to prevent: Chickenpox, diphtheria, Hib (Haemophilus influenza type B), and Hepatitis B (under specific guidelines), influenza, measles, mumps, pertussis (whooping cough), Pneumococcal disease, polio, tetanus (lockjaw), rubella (German measles).
Infants should begin receiving their immunizations at two months of age. A certificate of immunizations is required for entry into day care centers, Head Start, and public or private schools through grade 12.
Note: The state rules governing immunization have changed for the 2010-2011 school year to better protect Alabama's young children and adolescents. Recent amendments affect preschoolers and students entering sixth grade. For more information, view the press release and visit the Division of Immunization.
Tuberculin skin test, sputum test, and x-ray, if indicated, are available to anyone for diagnosis and treatment of tuberculosis. Medications are provided if indicated.
Operating hours are 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. For more information, call (256) 533-8707, or visit the Division of Tuberculosis Control.
Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
Health assessments, supplemental food, and nutrition education are available to pregnant, postpartum, and breastfeeding women, infants, and children up to age 5. For more information, call (256) 533-0826, or visit the Division of WIC.
Page last updated: January 19, 2018