2017 News Releases

09-25-17
Public Health Advisory issued for Big Wills Creek

09-21-17
Areas reopened to oyster harvesting

09-15-17
Annual flu shots recommended for those 6 months of age and older, including pregnant women

09-12-17
Take precautions to prevent the spread of mosquitoes

09-11-17
Follow hurricane safety precautions

09-08-17
Naloxone kits to be made available to first responders through district attorneys statewide

09-01-17
WIC Program seeks public comment about 2018 State Plan

08-30-17
ADPH Tobacco Prevention calls for funding applications

08-30-17
Shellfish growing areas closed

08-25-17
Protective measures are urged to fight West Nile virus

08-23-17
Serious infectious disease network launched

08-17-17
Area reopened to oyster harvesting

08-14-17
Public Health warns of increased pertussis cases in Alabama

08-11-17
ADPH seeks high-impact, science-based proposals for HIV/AIDS risk reduction, health promotion

08-07-17
Shellfish growing areas closed

08-01-17
Public Health encourages vaccination during National Immunization Awareness Month

07-28-17
ADPH tracks mosquito activity through trapping at locations throughout the state

07-14-17
Areas reopened to oyster harvesting

07-14-17
Modify your activities to avoid heat-related illnesses

07-10-17
Alabama Department of Public Health issues 2017 Fish Consumption Advisories

07-07-17
Avoid entering bodies of water if you have cuts or abrasions; if injured, clean wound at once to reduce risk of infection

07-05-17
Your voice matters - new Alabama mothers encouraged to complete PRAMS survey

06-22-17
Alabama Department of Public Health awarded national accreditation through the Public Health Accreditation Board

06-21-17
Shellfish growing areas closed

06-08-17
Law allows Alabama students to apply sunscreen at school

05-31-17
WIC income guidelines increase: Are you eligible for WIC?

05-25-17
ADPH closes norovirus outbreak investigation associated with baseball tournament

05-23-17
Agencies respond to the Town of Centre Water Works and Sewer Board’s recent elevated perfluorinated compounds (PFCs) levels

05-22-17
ADPH continues pertussis investigation in East Alabama

05-19-17
Ensure healthy and safe swimming this season

05-17-17
ADPH investigates outbreak in Montgomery

05-15-17
Be aware that all bodies of water can pose health risks

05-10-17
ADPH recognizes World Hypertension Day

05-09-17
ADPH continues to investigate outbreak associated with college baseball tournament

05-08-17
'It's a Great Day for a Walk': Alabama Employee Health and Fitness Fun Walk set for May 12 at the State Capitol

05-04-17
ADPH investigates pertussis outbreak in East Alabama

04-25-17
Identification required to request Alabama restricted vital records

04-20-17
Areas reopened to oyster harvesting

04-18-17
Free prostate cancer screening offered on April 22 at Sumter County Health Department

04-14-17
Rabid cat and raccoon in Shelby County prompt heightened rabies warning

04-10-17
Shellfish growing waters closed

03-24-17
Alabama public health social workers honored with statewide awards

03-23-17
Diabetes Alert Day®, March 28, focuses on risk factors of prediabetes and diabetes

03-15-17
ADPH updates mercaptan status for Eight Mile residents

03-02-17
Alabama receives $50,000 from the Safe to Sleep® Campaign to improve infant sleep environments

02-23-17
Alabama Department of Public Health investigates mumps at the University of Alabama

02-14-17
Quit the spit during ‘Through With Chew Week’

02-14-17
Alabama experiences high influenza-like illness activity; flu shots still recommended

02-02-17
Areas reopened to oyster harvesting

01-29-17
Shellfish growing waters closed

01-26-17
ADPH participates in Wear Red Day®

01-19-17
Areas reopened to oyster harvesting

01-18-17
Indelible Catering no longer authorized to cater in Alabama

01-08-17
Scale Back Alabama kicks off its 11th year

01-02-17
Shellfish growing waters closed