2016 BCD News Releases

12-12-16
Pregnant women urged to be tested for syphilis; congenital syphilis cases show increase

11-21-16
Salmonella outbreak likely linked to a catered meal prepared for a private event

11-18-16
Health advisory issued for Madison County after 90 percent increase in syphilis

11-17-16
Colbert County Health Department investigates presumptive Salmonella

10-14-16
Community support needed to 'Break the Chain of Infection'

10-13-16
Alabama health care organizations stress importance of having health care personnel immunized for influenza

10-04-16
Influenza is a serious disease; flu shots recommended for those 6 months of age and older

09-29-16
Rabid fox in Coosa County prompts heightened rabies warning

09-19-16
Outbreak investigation underway at South Lamar School

09-08-16
Award-winning teen videos promote prevention of mosquito-borne diseases

08-29-16
ADPH investigates tuberculosis case at Hope Hull facility

08-19-16
Blountsville recreational water facility to reopen Saturday

08-16-16
Twenty-five Alabama residents confirmed to have the Zika virus; all positives related to travel

08-15-16
Childhood vaccines are safe and important

07-14-16
Video contest for Alabama teens focuses on ways to protect against mosquito-borne diseases

07-05-16
Alabama Departments of Public Health and Senior Services join forces to educate state residents about the Zika virus

06-15-16
Immunize your pets during Rabies Awareness/Animal Bite Prevention Week

05-31-16
Alabama Department of Public Health urges immunization for measles and other vaccine-preventable diseases

05-27-16
Mosquito bite and other protection measures urged as two additional Zika cases reported in Alabama residents

05-18-16
Alabama Department of Public Health educates statewide youth about the Zika virus

04-22-16
Second rabid raccoon in Butler County prompts heightened rabies warning

04-12-16
ADPH urges pregnant women and women planning to become pregnant to avoid travel to Zika-affected areasen Español

03-15-16
Two additional Alabama residents confirmed with Zika virus

02-10-16
First Alabama resident confirmed with Zika virus

02-05-16
ADPH updates advisory regarding Zika virus

02-04-16
TB testing finds two additional patients in Perry County, treatment underway

01-29-16
Perry County Health Department to resume regular TB testing by appointment only Feb. 8

01-21-16
ADPH issues advisory for pregnant women considering travel to areas with the Zika virus

01-21-16
ADPH confirms 1 new TB case in Perry County, emphasizes message that TB is treatable

01-18-16
Public Health confirms 47 people with TB infection in Perry County

01-15-16
Perry County Health Department to provide test results and preventive therapy to those testing positive for TB

01-11-16
Health Department to hold town hall meeting on TB Jan. 14 in Marion

01-08-16
ADPH investigates foodborne outbreak

01-07-16
Perry County Health Department to give money to people screened and treated for TB


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