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Updates also are being provided by the University of South Alabama and the USA Student Health Center. For additional information, please also visit the Alabama Department of Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
COVID-19 Testing: 1-888-USA-2650
USA Health is providing Drive-Through Testing for COVID-19 at the Mobile Civic Center arena for anyone with a medical referral and a scheduled appointment. To request an appointment, please call 1-888-USA-2650.
Masks and Visitation Guidelines
USA Health requires all patients and caregivers wear masks. Please bring a face mask and wear it at all times.
In an effort to provide a safe environment for patients and caregivers and prevent the spread of COVID-19, visitation privileges are strictly limited at USA Health University Hospital. Patients who meet the following criteria and are not positive or suspect for COVID-19 may be allowed visitation if approved by administrative personnel:
- Patients who are terminally ill (limited time, up to 2 people for imminent death)
- Patients who are 15 years of age or younger (1 designated caregiver)
- Patients with severe cognitive impairment (1 designated caregiver)
Patients and families are informed of the
visitation restrictions upon admission to the hospital. Regular updates
are given to patients' families as allowed by HIPAA regulations.
Reminder: If You're Sick
Call ahead to your healthcare professional if you develop a fever and symptoms of respiratory illness, such as cough or difficulty breathing, and have been in close contact with a person known to have Coronavirus or if you live in or have recently traveled to an area with ongoing spread.