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It's Hot, Y'all: A Southerner's Guide to Heat Safety

shellfish waters opened

Shellfish growing waters reopened

state health officer message

Protect Yourself from Tick Bites and What to Do If You are Bitten

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It's Hot, Y'all: A Southerner's Guide to Heat Safety

Like it or not, hot season is here.

Shellfish growing waters reopened

State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris announced today the reopening of portions of Mobile Bay that were temporarily closed to the harvesting of...

Hurricane Preparedness

Hurricane season is here. Now is the time to plan and prepare.

Protect Yourself from Tick Bites and What to Do If You are Bitten

A clever and effective public service message I recently saw advises “don’t get ticked” when outdoors, and with good reason.

Prevention is key to safeguard against tick-borne diseases

Tick-borne diseases and illnesses have been on the rise nationally and in Alabama, and several tick species found in Alabama carry illness-causing...

Shellfish growing waters reopened

State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris announced today the reopening of a portion of Mobile Bay that was temporarily closed to the harvesting of...

EMS Week 2024 honors the past, strives to build and lead for the future

The Alabama Department of Public Health Office of Emergency Medical Services is celebrating the 50th anniversary of National EMS Week, May 19-25,...

ADPH announces new maternal autopsy program

ADPH announces the implementation of the Maternal Autopsy Program.

Shellfish growing waters closed

ADPH has closed shellfish growing waters in Mobile County, including Portersville Bay and Grand Bay.

Empowering Women, Cultivating Health: National Women's Health Week

Every year, Mother's Day marks the beginning of National Women's Health Week, aimed at encouraging women of all ages to focus on their...