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Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

For general COVID-19 questions, call 1-800-270-7268 or email covid19info@adph.state.al.us. Telephone calls are answered from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding holidays. Interpreters are available. For frequently asked questions and to check your symptoms, visit the Alabama.gov COVID-19 Information Hub at covid19.alabama.gov. Also see our FAQ page.

Current Situation in Alabama

Visit our Alabama COVID-19 Dashboard Hub which houses all four of our COVID-19 dashboards. Also visit our COVID-19 Table. For more on data and surveillance including our daily Case Characteristics, visit Data and Surveillance.

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey issued a State of Emergency on August 13, 2021. Alabama is no longer under an emergency health order. The last Safer Apart Order (Spanish version) effective May 5 at 5 p.m. ended May 31, 2021. The previous state of emergency ended Tuesday, July 6, 2021. Also see: Governor Ivey Announces COVID-19 Public Health Order and State of Emergency to End from May 3, 2021.

The Office of the Governor has created graphics related to the last Safer Apart Order for businesses to print and share in their stores.

View all COVID-19 Related Emergency Orders of State Agencies

The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) is providing updated information and guidance on this website, as well as Facebook and Twitter, as it becomes available.

Home COVID-19 Tests

Every home in the U.S. is eligible to order four free at-⁠home COVID-⁠19 tests. The tests are completely free. Orders will usually ship in 7-12 days. Order your tests now so you have them when you need them.

The State Health Officer has issued a standing order for over the counter home COVID-19 tests that have been issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) or are approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This standing order can be used as a prescription by licensed pharmacists in Alabama.

Testing Sites

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Our COVID-19 Data and Surveillance Dashboard and COVID-19 Table provides a list of testing sites in Alabama. These facilities have reported to the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) that they are collecting specimens for COVID-19. The list and dashboard map may not reflect all collection sites in Alabama. Call the testing site for additional information before visiting. Other locations may be found at HHS.gov.

Test to Treat Sites

After testing positive and seeing a healthcare provider, eligible individuals going to Test to Treat sites can immediately receive a prescription for an oral COVID-19 treatment and have that prescription filled – all at one location in a participating site. A Test to Treat lo​c​ato​​r is available to help find participating sites. Learn more at Test to Treat.

Outpatient Treatment

Download Best Practices for the Therapeutic Management of Non-Hospitalized Adults with COVID-19. For more treatment resources, visit Prevention and Treatment.

Vaccine Availability and Updates

Ages 5 and older are eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine in Alabama. Visit COVID-19 Vaccine for more information on getting vaccinated.

Traveler's Health

If you are traveling within the United States or abroad, be sure you know the travel requirements for COVID-19 from the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC). Read the CDC's Recommendation for Masks and Travel (May 3, 2022).

ADPH Resources

For more COVID-19 resources from ADPH, CDC, and others, visit Resources.





Page last updated: May 4, 2022