Coronavirus (COVID-19)

 

 

If you or someone you know is needing assistance due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), please dial 2-1-1 and speak to a call specialist, text 888-421-1266 or click on the link below:

http://www.211connectsalabama.org/

You can also email info@alvoad.org.    
 

If a person has questions about being tested for COVID-19, they should call their healthcare provider to make arrangements for testing. It is important to call your healthcare provider’s office before going in to let them know you may have COVID-19. This will help the healthcare provider’s office take steps to keep others from getting infected or exposed to COVID-19. If you do not have a healthcare provider, please call 1-888-264-2256. 

For access to other health and human services, please call 2-1-1 or 888-421-1266.  You can also send a text to 2-1-1 using 888-421-1266.

Q: What is a novel coronavirus?

A: Novel Coronavirus or COVID-19 is a respiratory droplet (mucous droplet) infection caused by a virus that was not seen in humans until recently. Additional information – Human coronaviruses are common throughout the world and were first identified in the mid-1960s. Seven different coronaviruses, that scientists know of, can infect people and make them sick.

Additional information can be found on the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) website.

The affected geographic areas with sustained (ongoing) transmission of this new virus are quickly changing so it is best to daily access theses links to have the most current information:

CLICK HERE and enter keyword “Coronavirus” for COVID-19 resources statewide.