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New website helps locate free COVID-19 testing sites

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Children’s Dental Health Month Promotes Good Oral Health

Share Your Smile with Alabama

Winners of 2023 ‘Share Your Smile with Alabama’ competition announced, third graders’ smiles promote good oral health

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Children’s Dental Health Month Promotes Good Oral Health

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, a time when we draw attention to the need for good oral health practices for children.

New website helps locate free COVID-19 testing sites

A new CDC COVID-19 Testing Locator website allows the public to search and locate free COVID-19 testing sites near them.

Shellfish growing waters closed

ADPH has closed shellfish growing waters in Mobile County. Areas I and II are closed.

Winners of 2023 ‘Share Your Smile with Alabama’ competition announced, third graders’ smiles promote good oral health

The Oral Health Office of the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) announces the winners of the sixth annual smile photo contest for third...

Shellfish growing waters reopened

State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris announced today the reopening of portions of Mobile Bay, including Portersville Bay and Heron Bay, that were...

Parents: Make sure your children are up to date with their childhood vaccinations

The Alabama Chapter-American Academy of Pediatrics (AL-AAP) and the Alabama Department of Public Health encourage parents to keep their children...

Shellfish growing waters closed

ADPH has closed shellfish growing waters in Mobile County. Areas I and II are closed.

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

ADPH encourages you to get up to date with your COVID-19 vaccinations as a new subvariant of concern emerges. COVID-19 vaccine and the new bivalent...

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

Brain health and physical health are both important, especially as we age.

Prevent hypothermia; recognize and get medical attention if symptoms occur

Staying warm, keeping well informed and taking extra precautions is extremely important during times of extremely cold weather, such as the coming...