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COVID-19 Update, January 7, 2022

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  • Written By: Daniel W. Curtis
COVID-19 Update, January 7, 2022

As the COVID public health emergency continues our communities are experiencing a fifth surge of COVID-19 with the Omicron variant. Infirmary Health remains committed to providing the highest level of care for all our patients and their families. Our emergency departments are open to anyone who is experiencing life-threatening emergencies but we are experiencing record numbers of patients presenting with COVID, which can cause significantly longer wait times for all patients, including those with emergency needs.

If you are experiencing non-life threatening COVID symptoms, including sore throat and stuffy nose, please try managing your symptoms at home or contacting your primary care doctor or an urgent care clinic if you need medical care.

We are all in this together.

Infirmary Health currently has 102 COVID inpatients in its hospitals; 59% of those patients are unvaccinated, and 41% are vaccinated.

🔹COVID-19 Vaccines

Talk to your doctor so that you can make an informed decision about the COVID vaccine. ⚠️Visit to find a vaccine near you.

🔹COVID-19 Testing

To find a COVID test near you, visit If you are an existing patient of an Infirmary Medical Clinic in Mobile or Baldwin Counties, appointments can be scheduled for those desiring COVID-19 vaccinations, testing, and a complete medical evaluation.

🔹Visitor Policy

Infirmary Health has modified its hospital visitor policy to allow (1) visitor per patient at a time for its hospitals. Visitors must be age 18 or older. No overnight visitors are permitted. For more information and to view hospital visiting hours, please visit