State Health Officer

Each month, State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris releases a new message with information and guidance on the health issues facing Alabamians. Here you will find new messages as they are released, as well as a comprehensive archive of previous State Health Officer Messages.


Recent Posts

Greater Vaccine Acceptance Urged to Combat Unpredictable COVID-19 in 2022

Enjoy the Holiday Season and Protect Against COVID-19

Keep COVID-19 in Mind as You Make Plans to Celebrate the Holiday Season

Influenza and COVID-19 Vaccines Are Each Important for Health

Make a Difference --- Get Vaccinated for COVID-19 If You Are Eligible

"The route to a pre-pandemic lifestyle follows the vaccination road."

You Can Be A Champion

Protect Youngsters from COVID-19 This Summer

Get Vaccinated for COVID-19

Recommendations Offered for People Fully Vaccinated for COVID-19

Wear Face Masks Correctly

Be Kind to Those You Love, Protect Them from COVID-19

Slowing Coronavirus Spread is Key in 2021

Keep This Season Full of Hope and Protect Others

Continuing Cancer Treatment During the Pandemic Remains Important