Shelby County Health Department

Shelby County Health Department The Shelby County Health Department provides clinical, environmental, and home health services to the general public.

The purpose of the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) is to provide caring, high quality and professional services for the improvement and protection of the public’s health through disease prevention and the assurance of public health services to resident and transient populations of the state regardless of social circumstances or the ability to pay. Contact: For inquiries or to notify us of free products and services available to Alabamians, call 1-800-ALA-1818 or go to alabamapublichealth.gov/shelby/contact.html and complete our online contact form.

TODAY IS DON'T FRY DAY: the Friday before Memorial Day! Today, and every day, please remember to protect your skin from ...
05/22/2020

TODAY IS DON'T FRY DAY: the Friday before Memorial Day! Today, and every day, please remember to protect your skin from damaging UV rays to reduce your risk of developing skin cancer. For some sun safety tips to help protect your skin visit go.usa.gov/xvQrz.

Today's emergency order from the State Health Officer, effective Friday, May 22 at 5:00 p.m., and running through Friday...
05/21/2020

Today's emergency order from the State Health Officer, effective Friday, May 22 at 5:00 p.m., and running through Friday, July 3 at 5:00 p.m., is available on our website: go.usa.gov/xwqch.

In cooperation with Governor Kay Ivey, we have created these four Safer at Home flyers:
Guidelines for Entertainment Venues and Tourist Attractions: go.usa.gov/xvhzf
Guidelines for Day and Overnight Youth Summer Camps: go.usa.gov/xvhuQ
Guidelines for Child Day Care Facilities: go.usa.gov/xvhuy
Guidelines for Adult and Youth Athletic Activities: go.usa.gov/xvhu6

When most of us are enjoying time at the pool or beach, injuries aren’t the first thing on our minds. Yet, drownings are...
05/20/2020

When most of us are enjoying time at the pool or beach, injuries aren’t the first thing on our minds. Yet, drownings are a leading cause of injury death for young children ages 1 to 14. Thankfully, parents can play a key role in protecting the children they love from drowning. Visit the CDC for safety guidelines: go.usa.gov/xvJDz.

After persons are tested for COVID-19, they should go home to self-isolate and remain there until their results are repo...
05/18/2020

After persons are tested for COVID-19, they should go home to self-isolate and remain there until their results are reported to them by their healthcare provider. They are not to go anywhere other than home. If a person is being tested for COVID-19 and hospitalized, they will be in isolation prescribed by the facility's Infection Control Office. The decision to discontinue home isolation precautions should be made on a case-by-case basis, in consultation with healthcare providers and ADPH. More information is available at go.usa.gov/xvMzv/.

Time lost is brain lost. Every minute counts when you or someone you know is having a stroke. Act F.A.S.T. and call 9-1-...
05/15/2020

Time lost is brain lost. Every minute counts when you or someone you know is having a stroke. Act F.A.S.T. and call 9-1-1 right away if you spot signs of stroke.For more information visit go.usa.gov/xdxgr.

It's Lyme Disease Awareness Month. Do you know how to safely remove a tick from your skin? Learn how at go.usa.gov/xvQrf...
05/14/2020

It's Lyme Disease Awareness Month. Do you know how to safely remove a tick from your skin? Learn how at go.usa.gov/xvQrf.

Today's emergency order from the State Health Officer, effective Monday, May 11, affecting the whole state, is available...
05/08/2020

Today's emergency order from the State Health Officer, effective Monday, May 11, affecting the whole state, is available on Alabama Department of Public Health's website: go.usa.gov/xv7Et.

In cooperation with Governor Kay Ivey, ADPH has created these five Safer at Home flyers:
Guidelines for Safeguarding All Businesses: go.usa.gov/xv7Cb
Guidelines for Athletic Facilities: go.usa.gov/xv7CD
Guidelines for Close Contact Personal Service Businesses: go.usa.gov/xv7C8
Guidelines for Restaurants and Bars: go.usa.gov/xv7C9
Guidelines for Places of Worship: go.usa.gov/xv7CX

What are we doing to stay safe and healthy while at work? We are taking these important steps to make sure our employees...
05/07/2020

What are we doing to stay safe and healthy while at work? We are taking these important steps to make sure our employees and clients are protected from COVID-19.

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a rapidly evolving situation. We will continue updating our website with the late...
05/07/2020

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a rapidly evolving situation. We will continue updating our website with the latest information at go.usa.gov/xvkJD. The CDC provides updated information on their website at go.usa.gov/xdg8j.

To the nurses in our county, state and all across the country, we say "thank you" for your hard work, your dedication, a...
05/06/2020

To the nurses in our county, state and all across the country, we say "thank you" for your hard work, your dedication, and your devotion to the patients in your care.

Shelby County Health Department is offering COVID-19 Testing on Tuesdays and Thursdays, beginning Tuesday, May 12, from ...
05/05/2020

Shelby County Health Department is offering COVID-19 Testing on Tuesdays and Thursdays, beginning Tuesday, May 12, from 8:30 A.M. to 10:30 A.M. Testing is by appointment only. Please call 205-664-2470 to request an appointment.

05/01/2020
Alabama Counts

Show up for your neighbors, friends, and family. Take your census: my2020census.gov.

We need a complete count to ensure education, healthcare, infrastructure, and jobs aren't negatively impacted. Take the census: my2020census.gov. #ALCounts

A drive-through COVID-19 testing clinic will be offered on Friday, May 1, by the Shelby County Health Department to pati...
04/29/2020

A drive-through COVID-19 testing clinic will be offered on Friday, May 1, by the Shelby County Health Department to patients who meet the testing criteria and while testing supplies are available. The clinic will be held at Oak Mountain High School, 5476 Caldwell Mill Road, Birmingham, AL 35242, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. For more information visit go.usa.gov/xvmAc.

A drive-through COVID-19 testing clinic will be offered on Friday, May 1, by the Shelby County Health Department to pati...
04/29/2020

A drive-through COVID-19 testing clinic will be offered on Friday, May 1, by the Shelby County Health Department to patients who meet the testing criteria and while testing supplies are available. The clinic will be held at Oak Mountain High School, 5476 Caldwell Mill Road, Birmingham, AL 35242, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. For more information visit go.usa.gov/xvmAc.

04/29/2020
CDC

Based on currently available information and clinical expertise, older adults and people of any age who have serious underlying medical conditions might be at higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19. For more information about how to protect yourself visit go.usa.gov/xvmvP.

Together we can help slow the spread of coronavirus. Learn ways to protect yourself and others at coronavirus.gov.

Alabama Public Health
04/28/2020

Alabama Public Health

Today's emergency order from the State Health Officer, effective Thursday, April 30, at 5 p.m., affecting the whole state, is available on our website: go.usa.gov/xv3HB.

In cooperation with Governor Kay Ivey, we have created these Safer at Home flyers - What's New? What's the Same?: go.usa.gov/xvE6G & FAQs About Beaches: go.usa.gov/xvE6s related to the April 28 emergency order.

UPDATE: Orden del Oficial de Salud del Estado Suspender Determinadas Reuniones Públicas Debido al Riesgo de Infección por COVID-19 (Modificado el 28 de abril de 2020): go.usa.gov/xvmqw

Picking up takeout food while slowing the spread of COVID-19? Order & pay online or over the phone when possible.Accept ...
04/23/2020

Picking up takeout food while slowing the spread of COVID-19? Order & pay online or over the phone when possible.
Accept take-out without in-person contact or stay at least 6 feet away from others. Wash your hands with soap and water or use hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol after bringing home your food. Learn more about running essential errands such as banking and getting gas by visiting go.usa.gov/xvneB.

Wearing a cloth face covering CORRECTLY can help prevent the spread of COVID-19 to others. When you go out on essential ...
04/22/2020

Wearing a cloth face covering CORRECTLY can help prevent the spread of COVID-19 to others. When you go out on essential trips, follow these “do’s”. If you have a child, remember those under age 2 should not wear a face covering. See how to make a face covering at go.usa.gov/xvnTJ.

According to data released by the CDC, people living with chronic health conditions are at a higher risk for more severe...
04/17/2020

According to data released by the CDC, people living with chronic health conditions are at a higher risk for more severe cases of COVID-19. Alabama Department of Public Health's Bureau of Prevention, Promotion and Support has helpful information for those living with chronic disease during this pandemic. Visit our website at go.usa.gov/xv9u9.

COVID-19 Quicklinks:Website: go.usa.gov/xvkJDTable: bit.ly/ALCOVID19TableDashboard: bit.ly/ALCOVID19DashboardMobile Dash...
04/16/2020

COVID-19 Quicklinks:
Website: go.usa.gov/xvkJD
Table: bit.ly/ALCOVID19Table
Dashboard: bit.ly/ALCOVID19Dashboard
Mobile Dashboard: bit.ly/ALCOVID19Mobile
Emergency Orders: go.usa.gov/xv3HB
Info Hub: covid19.alabama.gov

Alabama WIC is still open for business and has modified services throughout the state to help keep WIC families and staf...
04/09/2020

Alabama WIC is still open for business and has modified services throughout the state to help keep WIC families and staff safe. If you're due to pick up benefits, check your card balance first. Benefits may already be loaded onto your card.
If your clinic requested you e-mail proof of identity, residence or income, the e-mail address is: [email protected].

Alabama Public Health
04/07/2020

Alabama Public Health

We are reporting case characteristics on Alabama's COVID-19 cases on our website at go.usa.gov/xvcx2. Download this 2-page document: go.usa.gov/xvbnJ.

It's National Public Health Week. Thank you to those showing up every day to answer phones, provide security, clean and ...
04/07/2020

It's National Public Health Week. Thank you to those showing up every day to answer phones, provide security, clean and disinfect facilities, and take care of the hundreds of little details that are vital to the work of public health. We're all in this together!

Alabama Public Health
03/27/2020

Alabama Public Health

The latest emergency order from the State Health Officer, effective March 28 at 5 p.m., affecting the whole state, is available on our website: go.usa.gov/xv3HB.

View Alabama's COVID-19 Data and Surveillance Dashboard at bit.ly/ALCOVID19Dashboard for cases by county of residence, t...
03/26/2020

View Alabama's COVID-19 Data and Surveillance Dashboard at bit.ly/ALCOVID19Dashboard for cases by county of residence, total number of people tested, and testing locations published in real-time. For general #COVID19 questions, call 1-800-270-7268 or email [email protected]. Telephone calls are answered from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily.

Remember to clean and disinfect your constant companions, your electronic devices! They need some TLC.
03/25/2020

Remember to clean and disinfect your constant companions, your electronic devices! They need some TLC.

CDC
03/24/2020

CDC

Everyone reacts differently to stressful situations like COVID-19. You may feel anxiousness, anger, sadness, or overwhelmed. Find ways to reduce your stress to help yourself and the people you care about.

• Learn the common signs of stress.
• Make time to unwind and do activities you enjoy.
• Talk with family and friends by phone, text, or email.
• If you or a loved one is feeling overwhelmed, get support 24/7 by calling 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746.

Learn more about stress and coping during the COVID-19 outbreak: https://bit.ly/39UVoEj

Alabama Public Health
03/23/2020

Alabama Public Health

For general #COVID19 questions, call 1-800-270-7268 or email [email protected]. Telephone calls are answered from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily.

From our Alabama Office of EMS: Dialing 911 should be reserved for life-threatening emergencies only. If you have a true...
03/22/2020

From our Alabama Office of EMS: Dialing 911 should be reserved for life-threatening emergencies only. If you have a true medical emergency, calling 911 is the right thing to do. Please do not call 911 for flu-like symptoms.

From our Alabama Office of EMS: Dialing 911 should be reserved for life-threatening emergencies only. If you have a true...
03/22/2020

From our Alabama Office of EMS: Dialing 911 should be reserved for life-threatening emergencies only. If you have a true medical emergency, calling 911 is the right thing to do. Please do not call 911 for flu-like symptoms.

SAMHSA
03/21/2020

SAMHSA

Social distancing and quarantine may come with concerns for individuals, families, and communities.

View SAMHSA’s "Tips For Social Distancing, Quarantine, And Isolation During An Infectious Disease Outbreak" for use during this time.
➡️ http://bit.ly/2Qockv1 #COVID19

Due to CDC recommendations for social distancing, your local county health department will have limited hours and servic...
03/19/2020

Due to CDC recommendations for social distancing, your local county health department will have limited hours and services. In order to protect our patients, staff and community, we request you call before visiting our offices for assistance with questions. Only the patient or parent/guardian/child will be allowed to enter for appointments. Thank you for you cooperation together we can overcome COVID-19. Please Call the Alabama COVID-19 hotline at 1-888-264-2256 for testing sites and hours of operation. Alabama Department of Public Health continues to update it's website with the latest information at go.usa.gov/xdg8r. The CDC provides updated information on their website at go.usa.gov/xdg8j.

Remember everyone reacts differently to stressful situations. Here are some ways to help each other during COVID-19 Pand...
03/19/2020

Remember everyone reacts differently to stressful situations. Here are some ways to help each other during COVID-19 Pandemic. Alabama Department of Public Health continues to update their website with the latest information at go.usa.gov/xdg8r. The CDC provides updated information on their website at go.usa.gov/xdg8j.

In an effort to streamline our communication about COVID-19 with the public we are asking all our followers to "follow" ...
03/16/2020

In an effort to streamline our communication about COVID-19 with the public we are asking all our followers to "follow" the main Alabama Public Health page. This will be our main source for the latest information on COVID-19 including confirmed cases, breaking news, press releases, and frequently asked questions. Thank you in advance for your patience as we work overtime to be a reliable source for all citizens of Alabama during this pandemic. We will still post information regarding local programs and services on this page.

Alabama Public Health
03/16/2020

Alabama Public Health

ADPH is offering new recommendations regarding public gatherings in response to COVID-19. Read our full news release at go.usa.gov/xdeQu.

Address

2000 County Services Drive
Pelham, AL
35124

General information

Disclaimer: Posted comments and images do not necessarily represent the views of ADPH, its officers or employees or of the State of Alabama. We encourage feedback and information sharing, but ask that you stay on topic and be respectful. You may not sell, promote, or advertise any products or services on the Alabama Department of Public Health page nor represent any such as being endorsed in any way by ADPH or the State of Alabama. We reserve the right to delete comments we deem inappropriate, profane, defamatory or harassing in nature and to block repeat offenders without notification.

Opening Hours

Monday 07:30 - 17:00
Tuesday 07:30 - 17:00
Wednesday 07:30 - 17:00
Thursday 07:30 - 17:00
Friday 07:30 - 17:00

Telephone

(205) 664-2470

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The purpose of the Shelby County Health Department page is to present matters of public interest in public health. ADPH encourages feedback and information sharing, but ask that you post comments that are relevant to the subject under discussion and be respectful of others. We reserve the right to delete comments deemed clearly off-topic, inappropriate, profane, defamatory, or harassing in nature and to block repeat offenders without notification. Posted comments do not necessarily represent the views of ADPH, its officers or employees, or the State of Alabama. You may not sell, promote, or advertise any products or services on the Shelby County Health Department page nor represent any such as being endorsed in any way by ADPH or the State of Alabama.

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