Bureau of Communicable Disease

The mission of the Bureau of Communicable Disease (BCD) is to prevent and control designated communicable diseases and illness in Alabama. BCD consists of the following divisions:

Measles News

Measles 2015: What We Need to Know video, presented by Dr. Karen Landers, ADPH Assistant State Health Officer

ADPH sent a Measles Reporting and Testing ALERT to primary care physicians statewide

Measles vaccines are highly effective in preventing the disease (News Release)

Alabama pediatricians join Public Health in urging immunization for measles and other vaccine-preventable diseases (News Release)

What's New

News Releases

Blountsville recreational water facility to reopen Saturday

ADPH issues advisory for pregnant women considering travel to areas with Zika virus

Public Health confirms 47 people with TB infection in Perry County

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Page last updated: June 27, 2017