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Alabama Department of Public Health and its Office of Oral Health partner with Count the Kicks to save babies in Alabama

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Prevent congenital syphilis with syphilis detection and treatment, including in the third trimester of pregnancy

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Alabama mom uses Count the Kicks, saves her baby’s life

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Alabama Department of Public Health and its Office of Oral Health partner with Count the Kicks to save babies in Alabama

ADPH is partnering with Count the Kicks, an evidence-based stillbirth prevention campaign, to educate and empower expectant parents about the...

Tuscaloosa VA Medical Center and the Alabama Department of Public Health hold ‘Mission Possible’ Open House at Pickens County Health Department

The Tuscaloosa VA Medical Center (TVAMC) along with the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) will hold an open house for the “Mission...

Prevent congenital syphilis with syphilis detection and treatment, including in the third trimester of pregnancy

Alabama reported 36 cases of congenital syphilis in 2021, the highest number of cases since 2006.

Kitten in Greenville tests positive for rabies, please vaccinate your pets

ADPH has confirmed that a Greenville resident has been bitten by a rabies-positive kitten.

Alabama mom uses Count the Kicks, saves her baby’s life

Shamari Cooke never expected that downloading a free app called Count the Kicks to track her baby’s movements during pregnancy would help...

Shellfish growing waters opened

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

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

Alabama is one of 22 states in which hepatitis A is no longer considered to be in outbreak status.

Living with COVID-19

"Fortunately, while COVID-19 can still be deadly, we now have new tools and increasing knowledge to manage and live with the virus. "

ADPH to receive first doses of bivalent COVID-19 boosters, shots expected to be available at county health departments next week

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices has recommended the first updated COVID-19 boosters...

County health departments offer monkeypox vaccine for those at higher risk of illness

The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) reports 69 cases of monkeypox in Alabama residents as of August 31 and is making a two-dose...