The Alabama Department of Public Health has confirmed products from the New England Compounding Company that delivered Meningitis-tainted steroids have been delivered locally.
ADPH says the medicines delivered were not the steroid linked to the Meningitis outbreak, however they were produced at the same center and have been recalled for safety reasons.
Medications produced by the New England Compounding Center were delivered to:
Alabama Pain Physicians--Birmingham
Andalusia Regional Hospital--Andalusia
Birmingham Surgery Center--Birmingham
Brookwood Medical Center--Birmingham
Lanier Health Services--Valley
Medical Center Enterprise--Enterprise
Mobile Surgery Center--Mobile
Parkway Medical Center--Decatur
Southeast Eye Clinic--Dothan
Clinics, hospitals and healthcare providers that have product which is being recalled have been advised to stop using the product immediately.
ADPH says none of the contaminated drugs were delivered to Alabama facilities - however, all NECC products are being recalled as a precaution.
Of the seven states affected by the outbreak, three of them border Alabama. Officials with the Alabama Department of Public Health say if you received medical care from Georgia, Florida or Tennessee you should call those facilities to make sure you weren't infected.
For the full Alabama Department of Public Health press release regarding the Meningitis outbreak and possible symptoms of Meningitis click here.
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