The Alabama Poison Center (APC) is a telelphone information resource for
both the public and health care professionals throughout Alabama. APC
is a non-profit, tax-exempt corporation governed by a state-wide board
of directors. The center is staffed by qualified nurse specialists trained
in toxicology. Toxicologists and consultants in many fields provide back
up for the specialist in poison information.The center is located in Tuscaloosa,
Alabama. APC is always open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and has been
serving the citizens of Alabama for 20 years. Over 400 thousand people
have used this service.
NorthStar and it's affiliates currently provide ALS ambulance service
to seven Alabama counties. In selected areas we also provide wheelchair
transport and Critical Care Transport services.
Temporary Emergency Services of Tuscaloosa County
Temporary Emergency Services is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping individuals and families in crisis situations. Founded by area churches in 1945, TES serves Tuscaloosa County residents through United Way funds, donations from local business and individuals and church contributions. TES strives to assist individuals through crisis situations and help them based on their personal needs.
Area Skywarn, Inc
SKYWARN is an organization dedicated to supplying communications to The
Tuscaloosa Emergency Management Agency and The American Red Cross during
times of severe weather or other emergency needs by the means of Amateur
County Emergency Management
By working together along
with other State departments and agencies, Tuscaloosa County Emergency
Management Agency's goal is to lessen the effects of disaster on the lives
and property of the people of Tuscaloosa, Alabama through leadership,
support in the four phases of emergency management: mitigation, preparedness,
response, and recovery.
Fire & Rescue
Established in 1878, the Tuscaloosa Fire and Rescue Department has grown
in number to eleven stations with just over 200 members serving a metropolitan
population of over 164,000.
Alabama Red Cross
The Red Cross has a long history of assisting those in need during times
of disaster, collecting blood donations, teaching first aid and lifesaving,
and keeping American troops in touch with loved ones at home. Whether
supported through an outright gift or a life income gift, all Red Cross
programs and services are made possible through generosity and commitment
of people like you!
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