BAPTIST HEALTH

Montgomery County’s COVID-19 Cases Are Double Jefferson, Mobile Counties’ in Past 14 Days

Over the last 14 days, Montgomery County has had double the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 compared to Jefferson and Mobile counties, according to statistics from the Alabama Department of Public Health. In a release from the Alabama Hospital Association, Jefferson County (population 659,892) has experienced 449 cases, and Mobile County (population 414,659) has had 427 cases. During the…

Baptist Health Updates Policies in Response to Safer-at-Home Order

As we continue to navigate through the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and recommendations continue to evolve, Baptist Health remains focused on protecting patients, medical providers, team members, and the local community. Based on Governor Kay Ivey’s recent Safer at Home order and recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), American College of Surgeons (ACS), Alabama Department of Public…

Montgomery Cancer Center is taking Steps to Keep Patients Safe from Coronavirus

The Montgomery Cancer Center has made drastic changes to keep patients safe.

In an environment like the Montgomery Cancer Center where patients may have compromised immune systems, and treatments are administered in close quarters, staff and administration have made big changes to ensure patient safety against Coronavirus. Susan Reed is the Vice President of the Montgomery Cancer Center, she says the center took major steps to keep patients and staff safe. “We’re…

Baptist Health Opens New Coronavirus Care Clinic in Prattville

Baptist Health has announced the opening of a new Drive-up Coronavirus Care Clinic in Prattville. The clinic will be located at 350 County Road 4 West in Prattville. Baptist Health opened a Coronavirus Care Clinic in Montgomery last week. Just like the location in Montgomery, they will provide drive up coronavirus tests for those who have symptoms or have came…

Baptist Health Releases First-Day Stats from Coronavirus Care Clinic

Baptist Health has reported to Alabama News Network’s Andrew James the first numbers from its Coronavirus Care Clinic. During the clinic’s first day of operation yesterday, it received 680 calls. Those calls led to 65 patient visits and 20 swab tests performed. Those samples will be sent for testing, which is expected to take 24-72 hours. If you have coronavirus…

Baptist Health Opens Coronavirus Care Clinic

Baptist Health has announced the opening of a Coronavirus Care Clinic in Montgomery. The Clinic will provide drive up coronavirus test for those who have symptoms or have came into contact with the virus. The clinic is located at 2936 Marti Ln, just off Southern Blvd.  and is open from 7am to 7pm, seven days a week. Screenings are by…

New Security Measures Added to Baptist Health Hospitals

New security measures are now in place at Baptist East, Baptist South, and Prattville Baptist hospitals. As of Nov. 19, Baptist Health says all visitors will have to show a government-issued photo ID to check-in. “Unfortunately, we live in a day and age where safety concerns can come from anywhere and happen at any time and we hope to alleviate…