2016 News Releases

12-21-16
Make 2017 the year to quit tobacco, be healthier and wealthier

12-14-16
Shellfish growing waters closed

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

11-18-16
November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month; ADPH offers free radon test kits

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

11-17-16
Infant mortality rate in Alabama declines, but increases among blacks

11-14-16
Quitters take note: the Great American Smokeout is November 17

11-07-16
Alabama to observe National Rural Health Day November 17

10-21-16
Danger exists from use of synthetic cannabinoids (spice)

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

10-03-16
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

09-27-16
Give your heart the care it deserves; World Heart Day is September 29

09-26-16
Parents cautioned to feed their infants safely

09-20-16
Health Department responds to Gadsden Water Works and Sewer Board's recent perfluorinated compounds (PFCs) levels

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

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

09-07-16
Understand and help prevent suicide

09-02-16
Have a healthy and safe holiday weekend

09-01-16
WIC Program seeks public comment about 2017 State Plan

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

08-19-16
ADPH Tobacco Prevention calls for funding applications

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

07-25-16
Starting Aug. 1, applicants for certain licenses or permits must demonstrate U.S. citizenship or lawful presence in the U.S.

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

06-29-16
ADPH applauds efforts to regulate all tobacco products

06-22-16
New Alabama law allows more people to administer life-saving epinephrine to people with severe allergic reactions

06-17-16
Alabama Department of Public Health issues 2016 Fish Consumption Advisories

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

06-13-16
Adjust your activities to avoid heat-related illnesses

06-10-16
Governor Bentley applauds state and local partnership to identify a temporary resolution for the West Morgan-East Lawrence Water and Sewer Authority

06-09-16
New law expands access to naloxone to help prevent opiod overdoses

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

05-23-16
Health Department modifies Health Advisories impacting north Alabama water systems

05-20-16
Health Department responds to EPA Health Advisories impacting north Alabama water systems

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

05-11-16
Alabamians, especially baby boomers, urged to 'Be #HepAware'

05-09-16
Alabama Employee Health and Fitness Walk set for May 13 at the State Capitol

05-05-16
Areas reopened to oyster harvesting

05-04-16
Alabama Comprehensive Cancer Control Program issues seven awards for shade structure grant

05-03-16
Alabama to celebrate National Emergency Medical Services for Children Day May 18

05-02-16
Scale Back Alabama announces winning teams

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

04-20-16
Public Health leaders honored

04-19-16
Are you eligible for WIC?

04-19-16
Shellfish growing waters closed

04-13-16
Areas reopened to oyster harvesting

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

04-06-16
Shellfish growing waters closed

04-04-16
ADPH seeks proposals for diabetes self-management education programs

03-29-16
Public health social workers honored with statewide awards

03-28-16
Oyster growing areas opened

03-22-16
Kimberly Gordon honored as Social Work Manager of the Year

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

03-01-16
Shellfish growing waters closed

02-22-16
'Through With Chew Week' targets reducing smokeless tobacco use

02-22-16
State of Alabama declares 2016 the year to Get Moving Alabama! Leaders and concerned citizens to convene at summit to tackle obesity

02-18-16
Oyster growing waters opened

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

01-28-16
Alabama receives more than $47,000 from Safe to Sleep Campaign to improve infant sleep environments

01-26-16
ADPH continues to address lead levels in children

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

01-08-16
Alabamians break world record for most people on one scale

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

01-06-16
Morgan County Health Department to hold groundbreaking Jan. 21





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