From: [email protected]
Sent: Friday, September 11, 2020 1:49 PM
Subject: News Release–General COVID-19 hotline will provide COVID-19 testing site information effective September 11
ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
The RSA Tower, 201 Monroe Street, P.O. Box 303017, Montgomery, AL 36130-3017
(334) 206-5300 • FAX (334) 206-5520 Web Site: alabamapublichealth.gov
General COVID-19 hotline will provide COVID-19 testing site information
effective September 11
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Karen Landers, M.D., (256) 383-1231
Based on a reduction in telephone call volume, the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) has discontinued the COVID-19 24/7 Hotline for testing site information. Effective September 11, information about available testing sites and hours of operation statewide will now be available on the general COVID-19 hotline. The toll-free line is open from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m., seven days a week. If the need presents itself, hours can be adjusted quickly.
The hotline allows the public to speak with someone who can provide information or direct them to a contact who can assist them. A general information e-mail option is also available during these hours.
The toll-free hotline and e-mail address are as follows:
· COVID-19 General Information – 800-270-7268
· Telephone calls are answered from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. seven days a week.
· The COVID-19 General Information E-mail address is [email protected]
Testing site information can also be found on the COVID-19 Data and Surveillance Dashboard located on the ADPH website at alabamapublichealth.gov.
County health departments throughout Alabama provide a wide range of confidential and professional services. Contact your local county health department for additional information.
Mission: To promote, protect, and improve Alabama’s health
Vision: Healthy People. Healthy Communities. Healthy Alabama.
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