Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

For general COVID-19 questions, call 1-800-270-7268 or email Telephone calls are answered from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Interpreters are available. For frequently asked questions and to check your symptoms, visit the COVID-19 Information Hub at Also see our FAQ page.

Current Situation in Alabama

Visit our Alabama COVID-19 Dashboard Hub (shortened link: 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 is under an extended Safer Apart Order (Spanish version) effective May 5 at 5 p.m. until May 31, 2021. The state of emergency will end Tuesday, July 6, 2021. Also see: Governor Ivey Announces COVID-19 Public Health Order and State of Emergency to End.

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

View all COVID-19 Related Emergency Orders of State Agencies

This is a rapidly evolving situation. 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.


Vaccine Availability and Updates

Beginning April 5, all individuals age 16 and older are eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine  in Alabama. Visit COVID-19 Vaccine for more information on getting vaccinated.

Request for Proposals for Contact Tracing

The Bureau of Communicable Diseases (BCD) Infectious Diseases & Outbreaks Division (ID&O) has received funding from the CDC to assist with detection of COVID-19 and prevention strategies to minimize transmission throughout Alabama communities. In accordance with the ELC Enhancing Detection and ELC Enhancing Detection Expansion grant awards, ID&O is announcing a request for proposals seeking qualified applicants to assist with contact tracing and case interview services. Applications must be received by May 15, 2021, 5:00 p.m. CST.

ADPH Resources

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


Page last updated: May 7, 2021