2022 Archives


Prevent hypothermia; recognize and get medical attention if symptoms occur

STD/HIV Home Specimen Collection Initiative

Alabama’s infant mortality rate for 2021 announced

Join the Great American Smokeout on November 17

Take Antibiotics Only When Needed

Influenza activity unusually severe in Alabama among children


Cannabidiol (CBD) in Food

Prevent tooth decay this Halloween

Get your flu shot by Halloween, ADPH advises

Shellfish growing waters opened

October 6 is National Depression Screening Day

Get Your Flu Shot to Protect Those Around You, Especially the Vulnerable

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Shellfish growing waters opened

Hepatitis A outbreak ends in Alabama; vaccine is effective in reducing risk

Living with COVID-19


Shellfish growing waters closed

#WATCHYOURMOUTH Campaign Featured Nationally

Follow safe sleep guidelines to prevent infant deaths

Free Prostate Cancer Screenings Offered

In Memorium: Summer Beard

Alabama Department of Public Health continues monkeypox response

Reduce Your Exposure to Mosquitoes to Prevent West Nile Virus

Preventing Tobacco Use in Young People Saves Lives

WIC income guidelines increase

Childhood Immunizations Protect Against Serious Disease


ADPH provides information regarding infant formula shortages

ADPH observes Healthy and Safe Swimming Week 2022

Shellfish growing waters opened

Prevent the Spread of Germs When Enjoying Splash Pads


COVID is still with us, so don’t ignore symptoms or delay treatment

Department debuts redesigned website

Statement from State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris

Alabama Department of Public Health 2021 Annual Report

New office will improve data-driven decision making

Evelyn Jackson receives 50-year Service Pin

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

In Memorium: Niko Phillips

Get Active in April: Physical Activity Can Improve Overall Health

Four new conditions added to Alabama Newborn Screening Panel


Shellfish growing waters closed

Webinar: Infection Prevention --- What is it?

Bats in Clarke County found positive for rabies; precautions urged

State Laboratory's Full-Scale Exercise Involves Prattville's First Responders

As the COVID-19 Pandemic Enters a New Phase, Protect Those Most at Risk

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


National Through with Chew Week, February 20–26

Consumers cautioned not to use recalled powdered formula


Boosters are effective against COVID-19, CDC study finds

County health departments do not have free masks to distribute

Stay safe during cold weather emergencies

Drive-through COVID-19 testing continues at four Alabama sites

Donald E. Williamson, M.D., State Health Laboratory dedicated virtually

Alabama Department of Public Health debuts redesigned website

ADPH Statewide Staff Meeting