CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) TESTING
We are committed to reducing the impact of COVID-19 on our state.
LEARN MORE ABOUT HOW WE ARE HELPING.
Committed to doing our part
American Medical is proud to be part of the statewide effort against COVID-19. We have mobilized our people, capabilities, and resources to understand the disease, accelerate testing, and help communities and stakeholders address the impact of the virus. In this unprecedented moment of crisis, we are committed to working with Alabama’s communities to test, protect, and support those affected by this disease.
We are: Accelerating the delivery of information and testing.
Use of data science to understand the disease, its spread, and the outcomes of mitigation efforts.
Donations of our expertise, materials, and manpower.
We are providing knowledgeable advice to communities.
Deployment of clinical educators, and medical personnel to provide support for potential COVID patients.
A time for action: fighting COVID-19
Testing must increase!!!
Patients must be treated. Trials must continue. Innovation and discovery must advance – not just to solve our current crisis but also to ensure we are ready to take on what comes next.
Now, more than ever, we need Brave Minds helping everyone in healthcare do what needs to be done to keep things moving forward in this new reality.
COVID-19 has created both immediate and long-term consequences for people and systems around the state. At American Medical, we want you to have what you need to understand the impact, join the fight, and keep healthcare moving forward. We are here to help.
Staying informed and empowered
During times of uncertainty and disruption, information and analytics provide a steadying force. A counterbalance to panic. We have mobilized resources and capabilities across our business and throughout Alabama to ensure you, our partner organizations and the communities that we serve that we have what you need to help you understand this new reality, and make strong, informed decisions.
Protection and continuity
Rest assured, American Medical is taking every action possible to protect our employees, our communities, your communities, our partners, and patients. We have given our staff what they need to work effectively and safely.
We are also doing what is necessary to support our community building and testing infrastructure and give our patients and partners the confidence that our technology, analytics, primary market research, and real-world outlook to enable American Medical to provide the necessary testing to the Alabama communities that we serve without disruption.
Joining the fight
American Medical is proud to be part of the national effort, through our work in Alabama to proactively fight COVID-19. Together with companies, governments, and healthcare stakeholders around Alabama, we are driven to helping people and communities, while helping to navigate changes, reduce impact, and be hopeful.
Although there is no vaccine available to prevent infection with the new coronavirus, you can take steps to reduce your risk of infection. WHO and CDC recommend following the standard precautions for avoiding respiratory viruses:
- Wear a mask at all times
Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth if your hands aren’t clean.
- Social Distance – Keep 6 feet apart
Wash your hands often with soap and water, or use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
Cover your mouth and nose with your elbow or tissue when you cough or sneeze.
Avoid close contact with anyone who is sick.
Clean and disinfect surfaces you often touch.
Stay home from work, school, and public areas if you’re sick.
The CDC recommends that everyone, even healthy people wear a facemask to protect themselves and others from contracting respiratory illnesses, including COVID-19.
Some of our partners in the Coronavirus (COVID-19) fight