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Frequently Asked Questions

This page provides answers to your most-asked questions about the COVID-19 pandemic in Alabama. For more COVID-19 FAQ, visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Frequently Asked Questions.

For frequently asked questions about the COVID-19 Vaccine, visit our Vaccine FAQ page. For frequently asked questions and to check your symptoms, visit COVID-19 Information Hub at

If you have further questions once you have reviewed the questions and answers on this page, please call 1-800-270-7268 or email Telephone calls are answered from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding holidays. Interpreters are available.


A: 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 lists 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.govSearch for a location that offers no-cost COVID-19 testing at

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.

A: Visit the COVID-19 Table or our COVID-19 Data and Surveillance Dashboard. The dashboard provides the number of daily hospitalizations, demographics of cases and deaths, among other data. For COVID-19 data related to nursing homes, visit the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

Page last updated: March 1, 2023