Important Announcement

We are busy again. We are busy again. Labs are backed up, rapid results may take longer. Covid processing takes place at 5pm. Calls with results will be made before end of day, this includes after hours of the clinic. Please be expecting our call, but to make things easier please do not call us asking for results before end of the day. We apologize for this inconvenience. 

Our phones may be jammed but we are here to help.

When you arrive at one of our locations it may look a little different but our services remain available. We continue to experience national shortages and adjust the need day by day. Please remain patient with us, we will get through this together. Please stay safe.


COVID testing still available via drive-thru. We strongly recommend symptomatic patients come inside to our urgent care for treatment along with their Covid test. Patients getting a Covid test for travel or without symptoms, we recommend using our covid testing drive-thru line. Please note that if you're testing for travel purposes, the requirements have changed. Please click here to read more.

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Online Scheduling Now Available!

Your community healthcare teams, including us, continue to save lives during this pandemic. Please be patient with staff members as we continue to reach capacity. Wait times are to be expected. Phone lines are jammed. These are not ideal times for anyone. Please be mindful of hardworking staff and sick neighbors, not just in our industry but everywhere. We are glad to continue to serve and be here for all your healthcare needs.


How Can We Help?

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Skip the ER

We value your time! We want to be your FIRST stop, and we want to provide you with quality care in a reasonable about of time. No appointment necessary.

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For the whole family

Schedule appointments with your provider, get annual check-ups, easily refill prescriptions, learn about referral sources for specialty physicians, and more.

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Community Partners

Companies within our area can rely on us! From employers to employees, First Care can help in all occupational health needs, and further community relations.


Complete Wellness 


We are proud to offer a unique blend of expertise and patient-centered care for men and women in all stages of life and health. Start feeling your best now!



About First Care

First Care, originally established in 1990 began with a single vision: to bring the highest quality and broadest range of family medical and urgent care possible to the entire family in a manner that was cost effective, convenient and available when needed. Over 20 years and 100,000 patients later, our continued commitment to service and excellence has made us a major family medical and urgent care source for the West Alabama community. First Care offers you the patient care you need with an expert staff you can trust.

Conveniently located between DCH regional Medical Center and Northport DCH, First Care is perfectly positioned to provide first-class care for you and your family. We want to be the one you trust to help you find the care you need.

Mission Statement

First Care is committed to providing you and your family with continuously improving quality health care in a cost effective manner. We maintain the highest ethical standards by upholding the patients’ rights and treating them with dignity and respect.

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Insurance Policy

With our location being less than 2 miles from the University of Alabama, we strive to accept as many insurance options as possible from across the country and world.

We also strive to provide very competitive self-pay pricing as well.

We do not accept Medicaid as a primary insurance.


Office Hours

Monday-Friday: 8:30am to 7pm

Saturday: 8am to 6pm

Sunday: 8pm to 6pm

Covid Testing/ Antibody Treatment Hours

Monday - Friday

8:30am - 5:00pm

Saturday & Sunday

8:00am - 4:00pm

Occupational Health Hours

Monday-Friday: 8:30am to 4:45pm

Saturday: 8am to 3pm

Sunday: 8pm to 3pm

Holiday Hours

New Year's Day - CLOSED

Independence Day - CLOSED

Thanksgiving Day - CLOSED

Christmas Day - CLOSED

Fax: (205) 349-1155

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