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How do I request a wheelchair for a patient or family member?

Question:

How do I request a wheelchair or escort for a patient or family member?

Answer:

If you need a wheelchair, just pick up any hospital telephone and call *55. Our Patient and Guest Escort Department is here to assist with transportation needs within the hospital. Your care team will help arrange patient escort service between patient care departments. Call *55 to get assistance for guests with escort needs. You may contact UAB Guest Services from outside the hospital by dialing 205-934-CARE (2273).

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