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.

100 Alabama Miles Challenge - The 100 Alabama Miles Challenge is a statewide program designed to inspire all Alabamians to kick-start an active, healthy lifestyle while exploring our beautiful state and connecting with fellow participants. Join today at

Opioid Council Report - Attorney General Steve Marshall, Mental Health Commissioner Lynn Beshear and Acting State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris announce issuance of Opioid Council report.

News Conference on Flu Activity in Alabama - On Friday, January 12, we held a news conference to discuss the major seasonal flu situation in Alabama. Watch it on demand at

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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 community 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.

AlPHA Educational Conference - The 62nd Annual AlPHA Educational Conference will take place April 4-6, 2018 at Montgomery Marriott Prattville Hotel & Conference Center at Capitol Hill in Prattville, Alabama. The theme will be “Navigating the River of Public Health.”

Alabama Goes T.E.A.L. - The Alabama Coalition Against Rape (ACAR) and National Association of Social Workers - Alabama Chapter will co-host Alabama Goes T.E.A.L. (Think, Educate, Act and Listen), kickoff training, on Tuesday, April 3, at First Baptist Church in Montgomery from 8:00 a.m. to noon.

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