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COVID-19 Restricted Visitation
For your safety and the safety of all our patients and employees, during the coronavirus outbreak visitors are restricted in our hospitals and clinics, with the limited exceptions of necessary caregivers. See inpatient and outpatient visitor guidelines here.
Masking Policy and Screening for Fever
UAB Medicine is screening all patients, visitors, and employees at all entrances for fever. Also, all employees, patients, and visitors are required to wear a mask or face covering inside all UAB Medicine facilities. We ask that patients and visitors arrive wearing their own mask.
COVID-19 Clinical Trials
For those who have tested positive for Covid-19, clinical trials are available that may keep the illness from getting worse, and may provide information for new therapies.
UAB COVID-19 Testing
UAB now offers an appointment-based testing center. Patients experiencing COVID-19 symptoms can call 205-975-1881 for screening. Patients who meet screening criteria will be provided an appointment time for our drive-through testing center. Patients must have an appointment to be tested.
We now offer appointment-only COVID-19 vaccination sites. See details about community vaccination locations and appointments here.
Post-COVID Educational Series
For those still experiencing symptoms weeks or months after having the COVID-19 infection, UAB Medicine offers a Post-COVID educational series each week that teaches you how to manage long-term effects of the coronavirus. Learn more here.
myUABMedicine Patient Portal
For non-emergency health questions, you can send a secure message to your physician through our online patient portal, myUABMedicine. See the complete guide to the myUABMedicine patient portal.
eMedicine and Urgent Care
If you’re suffering from a minor ailment, you can skip a trip to the doctor’s office by using our new e-Medicine service. Five minutes online gets you a diagnosis usually within one hour, plus a prescription if needed. If you prefer a face-to-face appointment, UAB’s Urgent Care Clinic downtown offers walk-in hours for adults seven days a week.
Injection Clinics are now open Monday through Friday. People age 12 and older who haven’t been vaccinated for COVID, or who need their second dose of the Pfizer vaccine, can visit to receive a free COVID-19 vaccine. Hours and location details here.
All of Us
The All of Us Research Program speeds up health research and medical breakthroughs by asking one million or more people to share information about their health, habits, and their community. To see if you are eligible for the program, click here or call 855-462-6850.