News

Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine receives full FDA approval

The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine used at our Community Vaccination Clinic and mobile vaccination events is now fully approved by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration for those 16 and older.

A message from physicians regarding COVID-19

We trust our physicians when we are sick, so it makes sense to get their perspective when we are trying to avoid illness as well. Several physician leaders in our community weigh in on the latest surge of the Covid-19 variant and the need for more community vaccinations. Read more.

A Dose of Reality

The number of patients hospitalized with COVID-19 across our Health System has more than tripled in less than a month – from 35 patients on July 7 to 136 on July 29. The vast majority, about 90 percent, are unvaccinated. Please take a moment to read this message to the community from our CEO Jeff Samz.

Clinton Carter named Health System CFO

A Madison County native, Carter is currently chief financial officer of the University of North Carolina System. He previously served as Alabama state finance director under Govs. Kay Ivey and Robert Bentley. Read more

Ranked #2 in Alabama by U.S. News

For its 2020-21 Best Hospitals rankings, U.S. News & World Report rated Huntsville Hospital the top hospital in North Alabama and No. 2 statewide, with 8 out of 10 evaluated adult procedures/conditions recognized as High Performing. Read more.

HH Lab offers COVID-19 antibody testing

Our easy, fast and accurate antibody test received Emergency Use Authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in May 2020. It meets all current Centers for Disease Control and Prevention antibody testing recommendations. Read more

Study looks to develop treatment for COVID-19

Huntsville Hospital, HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology and iRepertoire, Inc. are studying local patients diagnosed with COVID-19 to learn how the human immune system responds to the SARS-CoV-2 virus, with hopes for developing an effective treatment. Read more