Alabama Facilities Got Products from Pharmacy Linked to Meningitis Outbreak




90.3 WBHM MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Health officials have released the names of the 44 health care facilities in Alabama that received products from New England Compounding Center that have not been connected to a meningitis outbreak.

State Health Officer Don Williamson says patients who had procedures using the products after May 21 are being notified, even though there is no known contamination in the products shipped to Alabama. Locations of the facilities range from Mobile to Florence.

Health officials have identified 19 Alabamians who were treated at facilities in Florida and Tennessee that did receive products linked to the meningitis outbreak. So far, one has died and autopsy results are pending. Five are showing possible symptoms, although one is not related to the products. One has not been contacted, and 12 aren't showing symptoms.

The facilities identified by the state Department of Public Health that received New England Compounding Center products which are not involved in the recall of contaminated steroid products:

Birmingham Facilities:

  • Healthcare Authority for UAB Medical West in Bessemer
  • Alabama Pain Physicians in Birmingham
  • Baptist Medical Center-Princeton in Birmingham
  • Birmingham Surgery Center
  • Brookwood Medical Center in Birmingham
  • Children's Hospital in Birmingham
  • Ginsburg Dermatology Center in Birmingham
  • Montclair Dermatology in Birmingham
  • Premier Plastic Surgery Center in Birmingham
  • Rousso Facial Plastic Surgery in Birmingham
  • St. Vincent's Hospital and St. Vincent's Outpatient Surgery in Birmingham
  • Trinity Medical Center in Birmingham
  • Veterans Medical Center-GALA in Birmingham
  • Brookwood Dermatology in Vestavia Hills
  • Elsewhere:

  • Andalusia Regional Hospital
  • Northeast Alabama Regional Medical Center in Anniston
  • Atmore Community Hospital
  • Cullman Regional Medical Center
  • Parkway Medical Center in Decatur
  • Dothan Surgery Center
  • Flowers Hospital in Dothan
  • Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan
  • Southeast Eye Clinic in Dothan
  • Surgery Center South in Dothan
  • Medical Center Enterprise
  • Gulf Health Hospital in Fairhope
  • South Baldwin Regional Medical Facility in Foley
  • North Alabama Medical Center-Coffee Campus in Florence
  • DeKalb Regional Medical Center in Fort Payne
  • Gadsden Regional Medical Center
  • Marion Regional Medical Center in Hamilton
  • Huntsville Hospital
  • Alabama Outpatient Surgery Center in Jasper
  • Alabama Orthopedic Clinic in Mobile
  • Mobile Infirmary
  • Mobile Surgery Center
  • Springhill Medical Center-Cardio in Mobile
  • Central Alabama Pain Management Center in Montgomery
  • Jackson Hospital in Montgomery
  • Surgery Center in Oxford
  • Bigelow Cosmetic Surgery Center in Scottsboro
  • Vaughan Regional Medical Center in Selma
  • Lanier Health Services in Valley
  • - Oct. 19, 2012