Boaters, Anglers, Paddlers, and Swimmers - The Alabama Department of Environmental Management provides statewide water quality information and maps on current sewage spills, treated sewage discharge points, fish consumption advisory locations, and coastal beach monitoring. For more information, visit their website or call (334) 271-7700.

2018 Fish Consumption Advisory - ADPH annually updates fish consumption advisories based on data collected the preceding fall by the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM). New and updated consumption advisories issued for the 36 bodies of water tested are now available.

Tips From Former Smokers® News Conference - ADPH held a satellite news conference featuring Tips From Former Smokers® Spokesperson Tiffany on May 23, 2018. The conference is now available on demand.

2017 Annual Report - Our most recent annual report featuring our activities in 2017 is available online.

Environmental Study in Lowndes County Fails to Prove Hookworm Infection - While ADPH continues to monitor the counties in the West Central and Southwestern districts of Alabama for evidence of gastrointestinal (GI) outbreaks, there is currently no evidence of an increased incidence of GI outbreaks in these ADPH Districts than in other parts of Alabama.

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Tips From Former Smokers® News Conference - Join us Wednesday, May 23, at 10 a.m. for a satellite news conference featuring Tips From Former Smokers® Spokesperson Tiffany, A Successful Quitter. Tiffany will be in the studio live to answer your questions, along with State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris. You can watch the news conference live at the Alabama Public Health Training Network.

Summit on Antimicrobial Stewardship - Registration is now open for the Summit on Antimicrobial Stewardship scheduled for Saturday, May 19 in three locations: Auburn, Birmingham and Huntsville. CEUs are available for pharmacists, physicians, nurses, and nurse practitioners.

NIH Community Listening Session on Minority Health and Health Disparities - Calling all community advocates, clinical and public health professionals, non-profit and faith-based organizations representing NIH-designated health disparity populations to join the National Institutes of Health for a virtual listening session on Wednesday, May 2 at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Montgomery discussing the Minority Health and Health Disparities Strategic Plan.

Updates on HIV Prevention Webcast - This April 30 webinar provides an update on the current HIV epidemic, in addition to disparities impacting the African American community related to treatment, stigma and prevention. A regional federal speaker will discuss guidelines for prevention of HIV transmission through daily treatment also known as PrEP. Considerations related to post-exposure prophylaxis or PEP will also be discussed during this free one-hour webinar in observance of National Minority Health and STI Awareness Months.

2018 Employee Health & Fitness Walk - The annual Employee Health & Fitness Walk is teaming up with National Walk @ Lunch Day in 2018 at the State Capitol on Friday, April 13. This day is aimed at promoting awareness for the benefits of physical activity and improving overall employee health and wellness. This event will include a one mile "Fun Walk" around the State Capitol and will offer multiple start times.

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