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Alabama Health Care

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The Alabama Public Health Department takes the major initiative to protect and improve the general health of the community. The department is the main state health service provider which devotes in augmenting the heath and living standard of the people by providing optimum heath regulation services and policies. It has been collaborating immensely to the community to ensure a healthy environment and is composed of doctors, nurses, health instructors, and dieticians. There are 11 public health areas [1] in the state which is under the purview of an area administrator. The 11 public health areas are conveniently located in Birmingham, Tuscaloosa, Decatur, Tuscumbia, Gadsden, Anniston, Linden, Montgomery, Dothan, Bay Minette and Mobile.

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Hospitals in Alabama

Hospitals in Alabama are well equipped, furnished and manned to provide exhaustive medical services to the public. There are numerous hospitals and health centers in the cities and rural areas.

Some of the notable hospitals of Alabama is mentioned below.

University of Alabama Hospital

The UAB hospital (University of Alabama in Birmingham) is a notable Level 1 trauma center in Alabama. UAB is well furnished and staffed and is the second largest employer of Alabama. It provides comprehensive range of medical services and also works as the leading teaching hospital for the UAB School of Medicine.

Contact Details:
1802, 6th Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35233
General Information: 205 934 4011
Patient Information: 205 934 4322
Appointments: 205 934 9999
Emergency Room: 205 934 5100

To know more about the University of Alabama (hospital) in Birmingham Click here.

Children's of Alabama Pediatric Hospital

Among the many hospitals serving the state, the Children's of Alabama, is a renowned Level 1 Pediatric Health System in Birmingham. It is now ranked the third largest Children’s hospital in the United States with the addition of Benjamin Russell Hospital to the main campus.

Contact Details:
1600 7th Avenue South, Birmingham, Alabama 35233
General Information: 205-638-9100
Patient Information: 212-7 ( three digit room number)
Appointments: 205-638-9141

To know more about the Children’s of Alabama Pediatric Hospital Click here .

Bryce Hospital

The Bryce Hospital in Tuscaloosa is Alabama’s largest and oldest psychiatric hospital providing complete treatment to the patients.

Contact Details:
200 University BLVD, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
General Information: 205-759-0750

Huntsville Hospital System

The Huntsville Hospital System in Huntsville, Alabama is a Level 1 State Certified non-profit public hospital. It has efficient staffs and infrastructure and provides residency programs for students of the UAB School of Medicine.

Contact Details:
101 Sivley Road, Huntsville, AL 35801
General Information: 256-265-2522
Toll Free: 800-278-0588
Fax: 256-265-6231

To know more about the Huntsville Hospital System Click here

The other notable hospitals of Alabama include-

Northport Medical Center
2700 Hospital Dr
Northport AL 35476-3380
PH: (205) 333-4500

Huntsville Hospital-Medical Mall
1963 Memorial Pkwy SW
Huntsville AL 35801
PH: (256) 265-7000

Baptist Medical Center South
2105 E South Blvd
Montgomery AL 36116-2409
PH: (334) 288-2100

Valley ENT Associates
1005 West Market Street
AL 35611
PH: (256) 233-1650

Uab Hospital
619 19th St S
AL 35233
PH: (205) 934-5100

Mobile Infirmary
5 Mobile Infirmary Cir
AL 36607
PH: (251) 435-5822

Providence Hospital
6801 Airport Blvd
AL 36695
PH: (251) 633-1000

Trinity Medical
800 Montclair Rd
AL 35213
PH: (205) 592-1150

Eastern Medical Eye Center
50 Medical Park Dr E
AL 35235
PH: (205) 838-3000

Flowers Hospital
4370 W Main St
AL 36305
PH: (334) 792-9994

St Vincent's Hospital-Birmingham
810 St Vincents Dr
AL 35205 PH: (205) 939-7000

Jackson Hospital
1725 Pine Street
AL 36106 PH: (334) 212-8373

DR Johnny Nacilla MD
1912 Al Highway 157Cullman
AL 35058 PH: (256) 737-2000

Healthcare Authority of Highlands
1201 11th Ave S
AL 35205 PH: (205) 930-7000

Uab Hospital-ER
619 19th St S
AL 35233 PH: (205) 934-4011

Gadsden Regional Medical Center
1007 Goodyear Ave
AL 35903 PH: (256) 494-4054

Springhill Medical Center
3719 Dauphin St
AL 36608 PH: (251) 344-9630

Baptist Health Center/Princeton Medical Associate
801 Princeton Ave SW
AL 35211 PH: (205) 781-3752

VA Hospital
700 19th St S
AL 35233 PH: (205) 930-3800

Athens Limestone Hospital
700 W Market St
AL 35611 PH: (256) 233-9473

Baptist Hospital
300 Interstate Park Dr
AL 36109 PH: (334) 277-0617

Dekalb Regional Medical Center
200 Medical Center Dr SW
Fort Payne
AL 35968 PH: (256) 997-2460

Marshall Medical Center North
8000 Al Highway 69
AL 35976 PH: (256) 571-8850

Cooper Green Hospital
1515 6th Ave S
AL 35233 PH: (205) 930-3225

Callahan Eye Foundation Hospital Uab
1720 University Blvd
AL 35233 PH: (205) 933-3115

Medical Center Barbour
820 W Washington St
AL 36027 PH: (334) 688-7000

Wedowee Hospital
209 Main St N
AL 36278 PH: (256) 357-2441

Shoals Hospital
201 W Avalon Ave
Muscle Shoals
AL 35661 PH: (256) 386-1600

Montgomery Surgical Center
470 Taylor Rd
AL 36117 PH: (334) 284-9600

Atmore Community Hospital
401 Medical Park Dr
AL 36502 PH: (251) 368-7486

Red Bay Hospital
211 Hospital Rd
Red Bay
AL 35582 PH: (256) 356-9532

St Vincent's Hospital
806 Saint Vincents Dr
AL 35205 PH: (205) 939-7154

Bibb Medical Center
208 Pierson Ave
AL 35042 PH: (205) 926-3251

Huntsville Hospital-Medical Mall
1963 Memorial Pkwy SW
AL 35801 PH: (256) 265-7143
Decatur General Hospital
1201 7th St SE
AL 35601
PH: (256) 341-2111

1936 Old Orchard Rd
AL 35216-2298
PH: (205) 978-3200

Baptist Medical Center East
400 Taylor Rd
AL 36117-3511
PH: (334) 277-8330

Huntsville Hospital Sleep Center
245 Governors Dr SE
AL 35801
PH: (866) 527-5337

DCH Regional Medical Center
809 University Blvd. E.
AL 35401
PH: (205) 759-7111

Brookwood Medical Center
2010 Brookwood Medical Ctr Dr
AL 35209
PH: (205) 877-2273

USA Children's & Women's Hospital
1700 Center St
AL 36604
PH: (251) 415-1000

Jacks Hughston Memorial Hospital
4401 River Chase Dr
Phenix City
AL 36867
PH: (877) 988-8546

Princeton Baptist Medical Center
701 Princeton Ave SW
AL 35211 PH: (205) 783-3725

Children's Behavioral Health
1600 7th Ave S
AL 35233 PH: (205) 638-9193

Walker Baptist Medical Center
3400 Highway 78 E
AL 35501 PH: (205) 387-4701

Children's of Alabama
1600 7th Ave S
AL 35233 PH: (205) 638-9100

Riverview Regional Medical Center
600 S 3rd St
AL 35901 PH: (256) 543-5200

Crestwood Medical Center
1 Hospital Dr SW
AL 35801 PH: (256) 429-4000

Baptist Hospital
301 Brown Springs Rd
AL 36117 PH: (334) 272-9548

Eliza Coffee Memorial Hospital
205 Marengo St
AL 35630 PH: (256) 768-8171

Stringfellow Memorial Hospital
301 E 18th St
AL 36207 PH: (256) 231-2293

Prattville Baptist Hospital
124 S Memorial Dr
AL 36067 PH: (334) 365-0651

Russell Medical Center
3316 Al-22
Alexander City
AL 35010 PH: (256) 329-7100

St Vincent's Hospital-Birmingham-ER
810 St Vincents Dr
AL 35205 PH: (205) 939-7100

Russellville Hospital
15155 Highway 43
AL 35653 PH: (256) 332-8618

Huntsville Hospital Women & Children-ER
911 Big Cove Rd SE
AL 35801 PH: (256) 265-8133

Marshall Imaging Center
11491 Us Highway 431
AL 35950 PH: (256) 894-6950

Medical Center Enterprise
400 N Edwards St Enterprise
AL 36330 PH: (334) 347-3046

Highlands Medical Center
380 Woods Cove Rd
AL 35768 PH: (256) 218-3738

Bryce Hospital
200 University Blvd
AL 35401 PH: (205) 759-0429

Citizens Baptist Medical Center
604 Stone Ave Talladega
AL 35160 PH: (256) 761-4047

Jackson Medical Center
220 Hospital Dr Jackson
AL 36545 PH: (251) 246-1203

South Baldwin Regional Medical Center
1613 N Mckenzie St Foley
AL 36535 PH: (251) 949-3400

Northwest Medical Center
1530 Us Highway 43
AL 35594 PH: (205) 487-7600

U S Government
215 Perry Hill Rd
AL 36109 PH: (334) 272-4670

Georgiana Hospital
515 N Miranda Ave
AL 36033 PH: (334) 376-2205

Cooper Green Mercy Hospital-ER
1515 6th Ave S
AL 35233 PH: (205) 930-3262
Andalusia Regional Hospital
849 S Three Notch St
AL 36420 PH: (334) 222-6982

Helen Keller Hospital
1300 S Montgomery Ave
AL 35660PH: (256) 386-4066

Dale Medical Center
126 Hospital Ave
AL 36360 PH: (334) 774-8904

George H Lanier Memorial Hosp-ER
4800 48th St
AL 36854 PH: (334) 756-1139

Southeast Alabama Medical Center Behavioral Health Services
1108 Ross Clark Cir
AL 36301 PH: (334) 793-8858

Jacksonville Medical Center
1701 Pelham Rd S
AL 36265 PH: (256) 435-4970

Cullman Regional Medical
1645 2nd Ave NW
AL 35055 PH: (256) 734-0251

St Vincent's-St Clair
2805 Dr John Haynes Dr
Pell City
AL 35125 PH: (205) 814-2124

Callahan Eye Foundation Hospital
1720 University Blvd
AL 35233 PH: (205) 325-8100

North Baldwin Infirmary
1815 Hand Ave
Bay Minette
AL 36507 PH: (251) 937-2823

Southeast Alabama Medical Center Foundation
1922 Fairview Ave
AL 36301 PH: (334) 673-4150

Randall G Hess DO Facc
150 Gilbreath Dr
AL 35121 PH: (205) 274-3344

Jackson Hospital Wound Care Center
1801 Pine St
AL 36106 PH: (334) 293-8138

Northeast Al Regional Med Center
400 E 10th St
AL 36207 PH: (256) 235-5121

Cherokee Medical Center
400 Northwood Dr
AL 35960 PH: (256) 927-5531

Ecm East
2111 Cloyd Blvd
AL 35630 PH: (256) 768-9888

McMillan D W Memorial Hospital
1301 Belleville Ave
AL 36426 PH: (251) 809-8379

3800 Ridgeway Dr
AL 35209 PH: (205) 868-2458

Monroe County Hospital
2016 S Alabama Ave
AL 36460p; PH: (251) 575-4248

Brookwood Medical Center
2010 Brookwood Medical Ctr Dr Birmingham
AL 35209 PH: (205) 877-2403

Wiregrass Medical Center
1200 W Maple Ave Geneva
AL 36340&PH: (334) 684-3655

Bryan W Whitfield Memorial Hospital
105 Us Highway 80 E
AL 36732 PH: (334) 287-2100

L.V. Stabler Memorial Hospital
29 L V Stabler Dr
AL 36037 PH: (334) 382-2671

Madison Ambulatory Surgery Center
460 Lanier Rd
AL 35758 PH: (256) 774-5709

Med West Mob LLC
995 9th Ave SW
AL 35022 PH: (205) 425-1440

Shelby Ambulatory Surgery Center
1010 1st St N, Alabaster
AL 35007 PH: (205) 663-7585

Shoals Hospital
201 Avalon Ave
Muscle Shoals
AL 35661 PH: (256) 386-1600

The Surgical Weight Loss Center
1874 Beltline Rd SW
AL 35601 PH: (256) 301-3310

East Alabama Medical Center
665 Opelika Rd
AL 36830 PH: (334) 887-5243

Eye Center South
2802 Ross Clark Cir
AL 36301 hP:PH: (334) 793-3411

Elmore Community Hospital
500 Hospital Dr
AL 36092 PH: (334) 567-4311

Clay County Hospital Homecare
83825 Highway 9
AL 36251 PH: (256) 354-1478

Selma Baptist Hospital
1015 Medical Center Pkwy
AL 36701 PH: (334) 418-4123
Blood Banks

Alabama Blood Banks and Organ Donators

The State of Alabama is committed to providing a better quality of life to the community and has established multiple Blood Banks and Organ Donators all over the state. The leading Blood Banks and Organ donators are listed below.

Also Visit: Alabama Organ Center.

Blood Assurance
Fort Payne, Alabama 35968
Located in De Kalb County
Services: Blood Banks, Organ Donation and Tissue Banks

Doctors Laboratory Inc
Montgomery, Alabama 36117
Phone: 1-334-409-2337
Located in Montgomery County
Services: Blood Banks, Medical Diagnostic Clinics, Medical Laboratories
Medical Services, Organ Donation and Tissue Banks

Life South Community Blood Center

Huntsville, Alabama 35801
Phone: 1-256-265-6340
Located in Madison County
Services: Blood Banks, Hospitals, Organ Donation and Tissue Banks

Lifesouth Community Blood Center
Montgomery, Alabama 36117
Phone: 1-334-260-0803
Located in Montgomery County
Services: Blood Banks

Lifesouth Community Blood Center
Huntsville, Alabama 35805
Phone: 1-256-533-8201
Located in Madison County
Services: Blood Banks

Lifesouth Community Blood Center
Dothan, Alabama 36303
Phone: 1-334-792-9744
Located in Houston County
Services: Blood Banks
Lifesouth Community Blood Center
Birmingham, Alabama 35209
Phone: 1-205-941-1499
Located in Jefferson County
Services: Blood Banks, Organ Donation and Tissue Banks, Social and Human Services Organizations,

Lifesouth Community Blood Center

Albertville, Alabama 35950
Phone: 1-256-894-7342
Located in Marshall County
Services: Blood Banks

Lifesouth Community Blood Center
Decatur, Alabama 35601
Phone: 1-256-308-0769
Located in Morgan County
Services: Blood Banks

Plasma Care Inc

Birmingham, Alabama 35233
Phone: 1-205-322-2400
Located in Jefferson County
Services: Blood Banks

United Blood Service
Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35401
Phone: 1-205-750-8999
Located in Tuscaloosa County
Services: Blood Banks

American Red Cross Caldwell Trace Donor Centre
700 Caldwell Trace
Birmingham, Alabama 35242
Located in Jefferson County
Phone: (205) 994-7700
Services: Blood Banks

Alabama Eye Bank (AEB)

The Alabama Eye Bank (AEB) organization is a licensed, non profit organization which operates under the federal regulations. The AEB headquarter is located in Birmingham and the other regional offices are located in Montgomery, Mobile and Huntsville. The Eye Bank has been serving the community for the last 46 years [2] in the domain of transplant, training and research. To procure any information, contact details of the efficient staffs of the Eye Bank are listed below.
  • Doyce Williams
    President and CEO
    Email: dwilliams@alabamaeyebank.org
    Phone: 205.313.8317

  • Teresa Ham
    Chief Admin Officer
    Email: tham@alabamaeyebank.org
    Phone: 205.313.8320

  • Ellen Kerns
    VP of Transplant Services
    Email: ekerns@alabamaeyebank.org
    Phone: 205.313.8337

  • Kim Perkins
    Director of Donor Services
    Phone: 205.313.8405
For more details related to Alabama Eye Bank Click here.

Nursing Homes in Alabama

The Nursing Homes in Alabama are efficiently staffed and well furnished to provide quality medicare and medicaid facilities to the people of Alabama. Some of the nursing homes of the city are listed below.
Alberville Nursing Home
750 Alabama Highway 75 North, Albertville, AL 35950
Phone: (256) 878-1398
Number of Beds: 159

Aliceville Manor Nursing Home
703 17Th Street Northwest, Aliceville, AL 35442
Phone: (205) 373-6307
Number of Beds: 100

Allen Memorial Home
735 South Washington Avenue, Mobile, AL 36603
Phone: (251) 433-264
Number of Beds: 119

Birmingham Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
1000 Dugan Avenue, Birmingham, AL 35214
Phone: (205) 798-8780
Number of Beds: 132

Burns Nursing Home, Inc.
701 Monroe Street NW, Russellville, AL 35653
Phone: (256) 332-4110
Number of Beds: 57

Capitol Hill Healthcare Center
520 South Hull Street, Montgomery, AL 36104
Phone: (334) 834-2920
Number of Beds: 284

Cherokee County Health And Rehabilitation Center
877 Cedar Bluff Road, Centre, AL 35960
Phone: (256) 927-5778
Number of Beds: 185

Cottage of The Shoals
500 John Aldridge Drive, Tuscumbia, AL 35674
Phone: (256) 383-4541
Number of Beds: 103

Clover Dale Manor
412 Cloverdale Road, Scottsboro, AL 35768
Phone: (256) 259-1505
Number of Beds: 141


351 North East Street, Dadeville, AL 36853
Phone: (256) 825-9244
Number of Medicare/Medicaid beds: 144

To locate more nursing homes Click here

Alabama Medicaid Agency

The Medical Aid is provided by the Alabama Medicaid Agency. The agency provides multiple services and programs approved by state/federal law to ensure that the residents receive quality treatments. Based on the eligibility criteria, the program pays for medical services to health policy holders, senior citizens, children, low income pregnant women, disables and nursing home residents. The agency has covered varied and extensive services, namely, long term services, all medical services, pharmacy services, qualitative improvement initiatives, Health information technology services, transportation services and other cancer treatment programs.

Long term care services are provided to the eligible patients and based on their requirements, they can choose from many facilities at home or nursing homes. The facilities include home care, hospital care, nursing home care, private nursing and sturdy medical equipments.

Medical services encompass dental, family planning, maternity, mental health, preventive services, ancillary services (eye care, hearing care, laboratory and radiology services) and all hospital services. Under the state/federal law, the Alabama Medicaid agency covers for medicines prescribed by licensed doctors and pharmacists.

Qualitative improvement initiatives focus on improving the health facilities received by the patients so that the recipients avail superior health care.

The health Information Technology generates crucial information of health care system to promote progressive health awareness and to improve the output of the programs.

The Medicaid also covers ambulance and non emergency transportation facilities for the eligible patients. The aid pays the eligible patients for ambulance during emergency and also non emergency transportation to all medical centers.

The Alabama Medicaid provides free cancer screenings and diagnostic services (pelvic exam, pap-smear, mammogram, ultrasound, colonoscopy or biopsy) to inculcate cancer prevention awareness to the community.

Contact Information of the Alabama Medicaid Agency:

Mailing Address: PO Box 5624, Montgomery, AL 36103-5624
Physical Address: 501 Dexter Avenue, Montgomery, Al 36104
Info line: 1-334-242-5000
Recipient inquiry: 1-800-362-1504
Providers: 1-800-688-7989
Emergency services: 1-334-353-4307

For more information on Alabama Medicaid Agency Click here.

Health Statistics and Index of Alabama

Under the purview of the Center for Health statistics, all health related statistics for the state of Alabama are collected and recorded by the automated vital record system (VISION). The center for health statistics maintains and releases all the certified copies of birth certificates, death certificates, marriage certificates and divorce certificates through 67 county health departments [3].

  • Under the state/federal law, Birth certificates are confidential records maintained by the center for health statistics with the restricted access for 125 years [4] from the date of birth. The Center furnishes the certificates to the person named on the certificate, mother, father, son, daughter, sister, brother or legal representative of the person. Certain legal fees are levied to obtain the certificate or additional copies, to search the certificate and also to expedite the process.

    Additionally, adopted individuals, 19 years [4] of age or older born in Alabama or adopting parents may obtain informational copies of the original birth certificates from the center upon payment of the requisite fees and by following the mandatory instructions. The birth parents are also allowed to add more information of the adoptee in the confidential sealed file. For foreign adoptee, the adopting parents may now obtain the Certificate of Foreign Birth from the center.

  • Under the state/federal law Death certificates are confidential records maintained by the center for health statistics with the restricted access for 25years [5] from the date of death. The centre furnishes the certificate to the mother, father, husband, wife, son, daughter, sister, brother, grandchild, informant listed or legal representative of the person if the death certificate is less than 25 years old or else anyone may obtain it upon payment of the proper fees.

  • Marriage Certificates are unrestricted and under the state/federal law, anyone may obtain it by paying the requisite legal fees and providing vital information.

  • Divorce Certificates are unrestricted and under the state/federal law, anyone may obtain it by paying the requisite legal fees and providing vital information.

Vital Records of Alabama

The vital records are provided by Circuit Clerks, County and Deputy Registrars, Coroners, Funeral homes, Hospices, Hospitals, Nursing Homes, Probate Judges, Speciality Care Assisted Facilities. Application forms are only provided to the authorised providers from the Centre for Health Statistics.

  • Population [6], 2013 estimate: 4,833,722
  • Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base: 4,779,758
  • Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013: 1.1%
  • Persons under 5 years, percent, 2013: 6.1%
  • Persons under 18 years, percent, 2013: 23.0%
  • Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2013: 14.9%

Infant Mortality Rate Alabama 2007-2013 [7]

According to 2013 estimation, the fifteen leading diseases that cause death in Alabama are [8]

  • Diseases of the heart: 12,453
  • Malignant neoplasms: 10,331
  • Chronic lower respiratory diseases: 3040
  • Cerebrovascular diseases: 2589
  • Accidents: 2302
  • Alzheimer’s disease: 1399
  • Diabetes mellitus: 1346
  • Nephritis, Nephritis, Nephritic syndrome: 1056
  • Influenza and Pneumonia: 1035
  • Septicemia: 963
  • Suicide: 719
  • Primary Hypertension: 587
  • Chronic liver disease or Cirrhosis: 577
  • Parkinson: 422
  • Homicides: 420

Vital Statistics of Alabama 2013 [9]

  • Live Births: 58162
  • Deaths: 50,140
  • Infant deaths: 500
  • Neonatal deaths: 322
  • Post neonatal deaths: 178
  • Fatal deaths: 534
  • Maternal deaths: 8
  • Induced pregnancy terminations: 7423
  • Marriages: 37,789
  • Divorces: 17,805

For any information related to the vital records of birth certificates, death certificates, marriage certificates, divorce certificates, please contact the Alabama Public Health Department at (334) 206-5418, or for more details related to Alabama Health Vital records Click here.

  1. Public Health Areas
  2. Alabama Eye Bank
  3. Alabama Health Department
  4. Birth Certificates
  5. Death Certificates
  6. Population Facts
  7. Infant Mortality Rate of Alabama
  8. Leading Diseases of Alabama
  9. Vital Statistics of Alabama
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