FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Scott Harris, M.D., M.P.H.
CONTACT: Jamey Durham
Law enforcement officials have announced today the arrest of a medical practitioner in Toney, Alabama. Patients of this clinic and their family members may have questions or concerns, especially if they have immediate need for medical treatment and must locate a physician.
The Alabama departments of Mental Health and Public Health recommend the following:
Check with your clinic and the Alabama Board of Medical Examiners, www.albme.org, for a listing of local physicians and their contact information
Ask your health insurance provider which physicians will accept your coverage
Visit the following websites:
- Alabama Board of Medical Examiners: albme.org
- Madison County Medical Society Physician Finder: madisoncountymedicalsociety.wildapricot.org/physician-finder
- Alabama Department of Public Health: alabamapublichealth.gov/pharmacy/opioid-and-heroin.html
- Alabama Department of Mental Health: mh.alabama.gov/understanding-the-opioid-crisis
In addition, the Alabama Department of Mental Health has a toll-free number to help connect patients to available resources. Call toll free at 1-844-307-1760.