2019 News Releases

07-19-19
Areas reopened to oyster harvesting

07-18-19
Follow precautions to prevent heat-related illnesses

07-17-19
Alabama Department of Public Health issues 2019 Fish Consumption Advisories

07-15-19
Shellfish growing areas closed

07-12-19
Horse near Boaz confirmed with West Nile virus, first case in Alabama in 2019

07-10-19
Do not handle bats, ADPH cautions

06-26-19
ADPH investigates after bat infestation reported at Union Springs daycare center

06-26-19
ADPH investiga después de una infestación de murciélagos reportada en la guardería de Union Springs

06-26-19
National HIV Testing Day is June 27; Testing helps keep you and others safe

06-14-19
CDC director comes to Alabama to discuss strategies to end the HIV epidemic

06-12-19
ADPH works with Honda Manufacturing to develop a tuberculosis screening plan

06-12-19
Summertime sun safety is very important

06-05-19
Prevention is key to safeguard against tick and mosquito-borne diseases

06-04-19
WIC income guidelines increase - Are you eligible?

05-28-19
Free Prostate Screening available at Dallas County Health Department

05-24-19
Areas reopened to oyster harvesting

05-24-19
Be aware of the effects of tobacco smoke, including secondhand smoke, on those with asthma

05-23-19
Practice healthy and safe swimming all season long

05-22-19
Adjust your activities to avoid heat-related illnesses

05-16-19
Shellfish growing areas closed

05-10-19
Results negative for Alabama's first reported presumptive positive measles patient

05-06-19
Areas reopened to oyster harvesting

05-03-19
Most adults in the U.S. at low risk for measles; no additional information on single presumptive positive

05-03-19
One area of Mobile Bay opened for oyster harvesting

05-02-19
First presumptive positive measles case in Alabama in 2019

05-01-19
ADPH continues investigating cases, but no measles yet confirmed in Alabama in 2019

04-29-19
Alabama Employee Health and Fitness Walk/National Walk@Lunch Day set for May 3 at the State Capitol

04-25-19
Public health leaders honored

04-24-19
Person with measles likely exposed other people during two stops in Alabama; ADPH urges action from those potentially exposed

04-19-19
Shellfish growing areas closed

04-17-19
Information is available to assist displaced Madison County patients

04-16-19
Scale Back Alabama announces 2019 prize winners

04-11-19
Keep your children’s vaccines and vaccine records up to date

04-08-19
Possible scam calls regarding Medicare are not from health department

03-28-19
Areas reopened to oyster harvesting

03-28-19
Be aware of cancer risks during April, Oral Cancer Awareness Month

03-21-19
National health survey underway in Marengo County

03-21-19
Alabama public health social workers honored with statewide awards

03-20-19
Kick Butts Day invites smokers to kick the habit

03-19-19
Northeast Alabama hepatitis A outbreak continues to grow, and people should get vaccinated

03-18-19
WIC participants issued first eWIC cards

03-13-19
Fox bite reported in Fairhope; victim has begun treatment

03-08-19
Follow safety precautions to protect your family following storms

03-06-19
Weiss Lake homeowners and residents advised to call health department if they have found or are missing a sewage holding tank

02-28-19
Avoid untested, unregulated and potentially dangerous products, such as those labeled CBD

02-27-19
100 Alabama Miles Challenge set to begin 2019 season March 2

02-26-19
Use extreme caution following flooding, sewage overflows

02-26-19
Test private well water and use caution when coming into contact with flood water in the Weiss Lake area

02-25-19
Water-damaged buildings may harbor mold

02-25-19
Shellfish growing areas closed

02-14-19
‘Through With Chew Week’ highlights dangers of smokeless tobacco use

02-12-19
ADPH seeks HIV/AIDS prevention services promoting secondary school and community partnerships for the prevention of HIV/AIDS in youth and adolescents

02-11-19
Hepatitis A virus identified in a food handler in Montgomery

02-08-19
Hepatitis A virus identified in a food handler in Montgomery

02-08-19
Areas reopened to oyster harvesting

02-07-19
Puppy confirmed to have rabies; multiple individuals to undergo post-exposure treatment

02-01-19
Second Annual ‘Share Your Smile with Alabama’ photo campaign highlights winning smiles

01-28-19
Shellfish growing areas closed

01-25-19
Areas reopened to oyster harvesting

01-15-19
Scale Back Alabama kicks off 2019 campaign

01-10-19
Keep this New Year’s resolution to quit tobacco

01-09-19
Hepatitis A outbreak has spread in Northern Alabama