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Food Sites for Birmingham City School Students
Jefferson County Standing Order Regarding Visitation for Foster Care Children
Jefferson County Health Officer Order Closing Non-essential Businesses (Press the link below to download)
City Employees and Facilities
Key websites and phone numbers
For more information from the Centers for Disease Control, click here.
For more information from the Jefferson County Department of Health, click here or call 205-930-1440.
For more information from the Alabama Department of Public Health, click here or call 1-800-338-8374
For COVID-19 testing sites, click here.
The CDC recommends everyday preventive actions to help prevent the spread of respiratory diseases.
Should I wear a mask?
The CDC does not recommend that people should wear facemasks to protect themselves from respiratory diseases, including COVID-19.
The CDC advises facemasks should be used by people who show symptoms of the coronavirus to help prevent the spread of the disease to others. The use of facemasks is also crucial for health workers and people who are taking care of someone at home or in a health care facility.
We are still in flu season, so please be aware
The flu is different from a cold, which is gradual. The flu usually comes on suddenly. People who have the flu will often feel some or all of these symptoms:
*It’s important to note that not everyone with the flu will have a fever.
If you have flu-like symptoms, please: