2023 Archives


New Goals for the New Year

Take care when using oven cleaners

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Public Health Works to Reduce Infant Mortality

December is Safe Toys & Gifts Month


World AIDS Day theme is 'World AIDS Day 35: Remember and Commit'

Alabama’s overall infant mortality rate for 2022 decreases


How to Have a Safe (But Still Spooky) Halloween

Fire Prevention Week

ADPH announces 2024 ‘Share Your Smile With Alabama’ Photo Contest

Make a Plan for Emergencies

Oral rabies vaccine distribution begins October 3


ADPH reports a second case of rabies in wildlife in Ashland

#ClearTheCrib #SafeSleepAL challenge highlights SIDS Awareness Month

Falls Prevention Week

Fox in Ashland tests positive for rabies

Avoid mosquito bites, ADPH reminds everyone

ADPH asks for input to improve health in your local community

Alabama WIC Program seeks public comment about 2024 State Plan

Emergency Preparedness


Prevent mosquito bites, especially at dawn and dusk

Take extra precautions to prevent heat-related illnesses and deaths

National Relaxation Day

Alabama Public Health Laboratory becomes ISO/IEC 17025 Accredited

Stay Alert, Drive Safely as Children Return to School

Mosquitoes pose health risks, prevent bites

Congratulations Cancer Registry!

July 16 is World Snake Day

Have a Happy, Healthy Summer


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Have a Happy (and Safe) Fourth of July

Extra precautions are needed to prevent heat illnesses

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National Hydration Day

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Practice Safe Selfies

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June is Men's Health Month

Alabama physicians co-author study of groundbreaking TB treatment

Hurricane Preparedness


ADPH observes Healthy and Safe Swimming Week 2023

ADPH Careers: Wellness Nurses

WIC income guidelines increase


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Lab Week 2023: "Saved by the Lab"

Bureau of Environmental Services Director Retires

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ADPH Careers: Public Health Environmentalists

“Odds Are Alabama” Focuses on Fentanyl Dangers and Offers Resources

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‘Yes! We can end TB!’ is the theme of World TB Day 2023

Alabama begins screening newborns for two additional genetic disorders

National Kidney Month

“Odds Are Alabama” Shines Light on Dangers of Fentanyl

Alabama WIC Program expands access to breastfeeding support services

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"Fuel Your Future" - March is National Nutrition Month

Public Health Employees Fulfill Their Mission

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Celebrate National School Breakfast Week

Ask about screening during March, Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Children’s Dental Health Month Promotes Good Oral Health


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Get up to date with COVID-19 vaccine and boosters, ADPH recommends

Keep Your Body Healthy; It May Lead to Better Brain Health