2017 News Releases


ADPH alerts Alabamians of increased flu activity

ADPH investigates mumps outbreak in Russell County

There is no downside to quitting tobacco


ADPH encourages HPV vaccination, teen video contest announced

Infant mortality rate in Alabama increases in 2016

Alabama to celebrate National Rural Health Day November 16

Hepatitis A investigation in Anniston complete

November is American Diabetes Month®


Rabid raccoon in Montgomery prompts heightened rabies warning

ADPH continues investigation of gastrointestinal illness

Prevent tooth decay this Halloween

ADPH investigates gastrointestinal illnesses

Hepatitis A virus identified in a food handler in Anniston

Shellfish growing areas closed

Updated STD case numbers reported for Etowah County


STD cases reported in Etowah County

Public Health Advisory lifted for Big Wills Creek

Do not handle bats; pets in Mobile exposed to rabies

Public Health Advisory issued for Big Wills Creek

Areas reopened to oyster harvesting

Annual flu shots recommended for those 6 months of age and older

Take precautions to prevent the spread of mosquitoes

Follow hurricane safety precautions

WIC Program seeks public comment about 2018 State Plan


Shellfish growing areas closed

ADPH Tobacco Prevention calls for funding applications

Protective measures are urged to fight West Nile virus

Serious infectious disease network launched

Area reopened to oyster harvesting

Public Health warns of increased pertussis cases in Alabama


Modify your activities to avoid heat-related illnesses

Areas reopened to oyster harvesting

ADPH continues pertussis investigation in East Alabama

Ensure healthy and safe swimming this season

ADPH investigates outbreak in Montgomery

Shellfish growing waters closed

Areas reopened to oyster harvesting


Shellfish growing waters closed

ADPH participates in Wear Red Day®

Areas reopened to oyster harvesting

Indelible Catering no longer authorized to cater in Alabama

Scale Back Alabama kicks off its 11th year

Shellfish growing waters closed