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World AIDS Day 2022 promotes awareness and equity

World AIDS Day is held December 1 each year. This day is an opportunity for public and private partners to spread awareness about the status of the...

Autism Spectrum Disorder Identification Cards Issued at County Health Departments

Alabama created and implemented the first state-recognized Autism Identification Card in the United States, and county health departments issue them.

Telemental Health Services Offered to Veterans Through 'Mission Impossible'

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

Sherry Bradley Presented 2022 IWSH Award Which Recognizes Exceptional Volunteers

The International Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Foundation (IWSH) honored two volunteers for their participation and exceptional contributions to...

Antibiotic Awareness Week: Reducing Antibiotic Resistance

Antibiotic Awareness Week, observed November 18-24 this year, is an annual observance intended to raise awareness of the threat of antibiotic...

Celebrate National Family Health History Day This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is all about the gathering of family, and many times it involves family that usually isn't in the same place at the same time....

2022 ABA Citizen of the Year: State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris

State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris was honored as the Alabama Broadcasters Association (ABA) 2022 Citizen of the Year.

Children's Health Insurance Program Day in Alabama Proclaimed and Celebrated

The Children’s Health Insurance Program has provided better access to healthcare for children and teenagers and greater financial protection...

Alabama’s infant mortality rate for 2021 announced

Infant deaths, fetal deaths, live births and estimated pregnancies all increased in Alabama from 2020 to 2021.

Join the Great American Smokeout on November 17

For over 40 years the Great American Smokeout, observed annually on the third Thursday of November, has served as a starting point for the journey...