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BCD News Releases

08-16-22
ADPH follows updated CDC COVID-19 guidance for schools and quarantine/isolation

08-09-22
Alabama Department of Public Health orders Novavax COVID-19 vaccine for adults

08-08-22
Alabama Department of Public Health continues monkeypox response

07-26-22
Parents and guardians reminded that childhood vaccinations are required

07-18-22
New Omicron variant drives national surge in COVID-19 cases; Alabama Department of Public Health recommends continued vigilance

07-15-22
Initial case of monkeypox reported in Alabama

07-08-22
Fox in Prattville tests positive for rabies; vaccination for pets urged

06-30-22
The Alabama Department of Public Health continues to monitor monkeypox virus situation; no cases reported in Alabama at this time

06-21-22
COVID-19 mRNA vaccines authorized for ages 6 months through 17 years

06-21-22
East Central Public Health District to hold back-to-school vaccination clinics at county health departments - Don’t Wait! Vaccinate!

06-14-22
COVID-19 testing no longer mandated for flights to the U.S., but testing and avoiding travel when sick still recommended

05-23-22
As COVID-19 trends upward in Alabama, help protect yourself by getting vaccinated

05-20-22
Pfizer COVID-19 booster dose for children 5-11 now authorized, recommendations updated

05-06-22
Dog in Autauga County tests positive for rabies; pet vaccination urged

04-29-22
Fox in Autauga County confirmed positive for rabies; precautions advised

04-21-22
COVID is still with us, so don’t ignore symptoms or delay treatment

04-15-22
Investigations of nine young children with adenovirus are underway

04-14-22
Reduce risk of E. coli O157:H7 and other gastrointestinal illnesses

04-04-22
Test to Treat improves access and speed of COVID-19 treatments

03-30-22
Second COVID-19 vaccine boosters authorized for individuals age 50 and older and higher-risk individuals

03-25-22
CDC offers new COVID-19 Quarantine and Isolation (Q&I) Calculator for the public

03-07-22
Bats in Clarke County found positive for rabies; precautions urged

03-01-22
CDC’s COVID-19 Community Levels help determine prevention steps

02-23-22
CDC revises optimal interval for some individuals to receive second COVID-19 mRNA vaccine

02-16-22
Dog in Elmore confirmed positive for rabies; precautions advised

02-15-22
COVID-19 boosters are recommended for certain immunocompromised people; other CDC recommendations updated

02-08-22
CDC updates COVID-19 guidance for special groups—K-12 schools, child care programs and higher education

01-31-22
Boosters are effective against COVID-19, CDC study finds

01-24-22
Drive-through COVID-19 testing continues at four Alabama sites

01-14-22
Dog confirmed positive for rabies in Newell, Ala.; precautions advised

01-14-22
Pediatric COVID-19 hospitalizations are at record high in Alabama, immediate measures necessary

01-10-22
COVID-19 boosters now authorized for ages 12-15, dosing interval lowered, additional primary dose recommended for certain immunocompromised children

01-05-22
COVID-19 isolation and quarantine guidance extended to K-12 school settings

01-03-22
Paused monoclonal antibodies for treatment of COVID-19 disease available again

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