Coronavirus Resources

As part of our public service to you — our listener — we are compiling this list of coronavirus resources for your ready reference. This is a quickly evolving situation, and we are committed to providing you with accurate, useful information through this unprecedented event.

National Resources

State of Alabama Resources

Jefferson County Resources

  • Jefferson County Department of Health
  • Jefferson County Schools food sites (UPDATE April 3, 2020: This program has ended due to concerns for the health and safety of all involved.)
  • FAQ, updated daily
  • Call 205-325-5171 for answers to questions during normal business hours.
  • Things people can still get done via mail or online:
    • Car tag renewal
    • New car tags
    • Building and trade permits, such as plumbing or electrical
    • Lands records
    • Marriage licenses
    • Some filings with Probate Court
  • Cooper Green Mercy Health Services is open and caring for the indigent citizens in our community. Urgent care is open and high risk patients are prioritized. Patients should call 205-930-3265 before going to the clinic for help. Cooper Green will start doing tele-medicine for patients who have regular visits scheduled so they don’t have to risk leaving home.
  • Numbers for Court questions (If you have an attorney, you should contact them attorney first.):
    • For Circuit Court: 205-325-535
    • For District Court: 205-325-5331
    • For Small Claims: 205-325-5331
    • For Domestic Relations: 205-325-5400
    • For Probate Court: 205-325-5420
    • For Probation Services: 205-323-1091
    • For all other Court matters: 205-325-5200

City of Birmingham Resources

  • Sign up for coronavirus updates from the City of Birmingham by texting keyword BHMCOVID to 888-777.
  • #BHAMSTRONG, a coalition of public, private and civic leaders and organizations collaborating to serve as Birmingham’s COVID-19 Information and Resource Center
  • Text BHMCOVID to 888-777 to receive information from the City of Birmingham regardin gCOVID-19
  • Information about Birmingham’s shelter-in-place ordinance (click through the maroon links at the top) (UPDATE, May 9, 2020: This link also connects to information about the safer at home order, curfew information, and face covering FAQs, as well as other information from the City of Birmingham.)
  • Birmingham City Schools food sites in English and in Spanish (UPDATE April 7, 2020: This program has ended.)
  • Update, April 13, 2020: Birmingham City Schools to provide meals at these locations through June 5, 2020. Curbside pickup only.
  • Birmingham Parks & Rec food sites

Shelby County Resources

Tuscaloosa County Resources

UAB Resources

Miscellaneous Resources



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