Access to Excellent Care at Leading Healthcare Providers 

Hoover residents have immediate access to world-class healthcare.  There are 11 hospitals in Jefferson and Shelby Counties, where Hoover's city boundaries span. 94% of Hoover's population has health insurance. UAB Hospital is the fourth largest public hospital in the United States and was named the No.1 Best Large Employer in America by Forbes in 2021. 8 of UAB’s specialties ranked among the nation’s top 50 programs of their kind according to U.S. News & World Report. Children’s of Alabama is the third largest pediatric medical facility in the United States, treating patients from across the nation. Hoover is also home to two standalone emergency rooms, flanking the city geographically on its eastern and western sides. These facilities provide immediate, quality, acute care services to area residents.