Governor Kay Ivey has amended the current Safer at Home order to include mask requirements in schools and colleges effective July 31, 2020 at 5 PM until August 31, 2020 at 5 PM. Read the order here.

JCDH Accepting Home-made Face Masks and Gowns

Published: 03/30/20

The Jefferson County Department of Health, in partnership with Christian Service Mission, will begin accepting home-made face masks and gowns to be used by our local health care workers, first responders and others on the front lines of the COVID-19 response, beginning Friday, March 27, 2020.

Drop-off location and hours:

  • Christian Service Mission Warehouse 3600 3rd Avenue S – Birmingham, AL 35222
  • Monday – Thursday 9am to 3pm
  • Friday 9am to 12pm (noon)

We have asked Joyce Vance to coordinate this effort for our local community. She is former U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Alabama and is currently the Distinguished Professor of the Practice of Law at the University of Alabama Law School.

If you are interested in continuing or beginning to sew and are at least an advanced beginner with access to a sewing machine or serger, please send your contact info to We will add you directly to our announcements list.

More information:

Central Health Center
(Guy M. Tate)

1400 Sixth Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35233
(205) 588-5234

(205) 933-9110
Eastern Health Center
601 West Blvd Roebuck
Birmingham, AL 35206
Programs and Clinics
(205) 588-5234
Western Health Center
631 Bessemer Super Hwy
Midfield, AL 35228
Programs and Clinics
(205) 588-5234
Hours of Operation:
All Centers are open 7:45am to 4:30pm. Phone lines for clinic appointments open at 7:00am Monday through Friday.

If this is a Medical Emergency call 911.
If you are a patient and need to reach your health care team after business hours for non-life threatening conditions, call 205-588-5234. For Medical Emergencies dial 911.

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