2020 News Releases

05-26-20
ADPH investigates and works to reduce COVID-19 spread

05-26-20
Macon County drive-up COVID-19 testing site on May 28 relocated to Notasulga

05-22-20
Tuscaloosa County Health Department offers drive-up COVID-19 testing clinics on Fridays

05-22-20
Sumter County Health Department offers drive-up COVID-19 testing clinics on Fridays

05-22-20
Fayette County Health Department offers drive-up COVID-19 testing clinics on Wednesdays

05-22-20
Chilton County Health Department offers drive-up COVID-19 testing clinics on Wednesdays

05-22-20
Pickens County Health Department offers drive-up COVID-19 testing clinics on Tuesdays

05-22-20
Perry County Health Department offers drive-up COVID-19 testing clinics on Tuesdays

05-22-20
Lamar County Health Department offers drive-up COVID-19 testing clinics on Tuesdays

05-22-20
Bibb County Health Department offers drive-up COVID-19 testing clinics on Tuesdays

05-22-20
Hale County Health Department offers drive-up COVID-19 testing clinics on Mondays

05-22-20
Greene County Health Department offers drive-up COVID-19 testing clinics on Mondays

05-22-20
Walker County Health Department offers daily drive-up COVID-19 testing clinics

05-22-20
Drive-in COVID-19 testing available in Washington County on Wednesdays

05-22-20
Drive-in COVID-19 testing available in Monroe County on Tuesdays

05-22-20
Drive-in COVID-19 testing available in Marengo County on Thursdays

05-22-20
Drive-in COVID-19 testing available in Dallas County on Tuesdays and Thursdays

05-22-20
Drive-in COVID-19 testing available in Conecuh County

05-22-20
Drive-in COVID-19 testing available in Clarke County

05-21-20
Drive-in COVID-19 testing available in Choctaw County

05-21-20
Drive-in COVID-19 testing available in Baldwin County

05-20-20
Drive-through COVID-19 testing available in Bullock County May 27

05-20-20
Drive-through COVID-19 testing available in Macon County May 21 and 28

05-20-20
Drive-through COVID-19 testing offered May 27 in Altoona

05-18-20
Alabama recognizes EMS professionals during National EMS Week, May 17-23

05-14-20
Drive-through COVID-19 testing available in Geneva County on Thursday, May 21

05-14-20
Poarch Band of Creek Indians makes generous donation for COVID-19 response

05-12-20
Drive-up COVID-19 testing available in Butler County on Friday, May 15

05-12-20
ADPH to distribute donated drug remdesivir to Alabama hospitals to treat hospitalized COVID-19 patients

05-12-20
Drive-up COVID-19 testing available in Macon County this Thursday, May 14

05-12-20
Drive-through COVID-19 testing available in Etowah County on Wednesday, May 13

05-11-20
Drive-up COVID-19 testing available in Calhoun County on Mondays and Wednesdays

05-11-20
Drive-up COVID-19 testing available in Tuscaloosa County on Fridays

05-11-20
Drive-up COVID-19 testing available in Sumter County on Fridays

05-11-20
Drive-up COVID-19 testing available in Walker County on Thursdays

05-11-20
Drive-up COVID-19 testing available in Fayette County on Wednesdays

05-11-20
Drive-up COVID-19 testing available in Chilton County on Wednesdays

05-11-20
Drive-up COVID-19 testing available in Pickens County on Tuesdays

05-11-20
Drive-up COVID-19 testing available in Lamar County on Tuesdays

05-11-20
Drive-up COVID-19 testing available in Bibb County on Tuesdays

05-11-20
Drive-up COVID-19 testing available in Hale County on Monday, May 18

05-11-20
Drive-up COVID-19 testing available in Greene County on Monday, May 18

05-11-20
Drive-up COVID-19 testing available in Tallassee and Autaugaville

05-08-20
Areas reopened to oyster harvesting

05-08-20
FDA-approved facility set to decontaminate N95 face masks in Alabama

05-06-20
Certain asymptomatic, high-risk people can now be tested for COVID-19 at the state’s Bureau of Clinical Laboratories

05-04-20
Drive-up COVID-19 testing available at the Chambers County Agricultural Arena in Lafayette on Thursday, May 7

05-01-20
Drive-up COVID-19 testing available at the Montgomery County Health Department on Tuesday, May 5

04-30-20
Drive-up COVID-19 testing available in Perry County on Monday, May 11

04-28-20
COVID-19 drive-through testing available in Tuscumbia weekdays

04-28-20
Drive-up COVID-19 testing available in Andalusia May 5

04-28-20
Drive-through COVID-19 testing available at Oak Mountain High School May 1

04-28-20
New ‘safer at home’ health order eases some COVID-19 restrictions in Alabama while protecting our communities

04-28-20
Drive-through COVID-19 testing available in Autauga County on Friday, May 1

04-28-20
Drive-through COVID-19 testing available in Goodwater (Coosa County) on Thursday, April 30

04-24-20
Drive-up COVID-19 testing available in Centre Tuesday, April 30

04-24-20
Drive-up COVID-19 testing available in Lineville Tuesday, April 28

04-24-20
Drive-up COVID-19 testing available in Geneva Friday, April 24

04-24-20
Drive-up COVID-19 testing available in Ozark Tuesday, April 28

04-24-20
Drive-up COVID-19 testing available in Troy Thursday, April 30

04-24-20
Drive-up COVID-19 testing available in Tuscaloosa County on Fridays

04-24-20
Drive-up COVID-19 testing available in Walker County on Thursdays

04-24-20
Drive-up COVID-19 testing available in Fayette County on Tuesday, May 5

04-24-20
Drive-up COVID-19 testing available in Chilton County on Wednesdays

04-23-20
Drive-in COVID-19 testing available in Marengo County

04-23-20
Drive-in COVID-19 testing available in Conecuh County

04-23-20
Drive-in COVID-19 testing available in Washington County

04-23-20
Drive-up COVID-19 testing available in Franklin County Tuesdays and Thursdays

04-23-20
Drive-in COVID-19 testing available in Clarke County

04-23-20
Drive-in COVID-19 testing available in Choctaw County

04-23-20
Drive-in COVID-19 testing available in Dallas County

04-23-20
Drive-in COVID-19 testing available in Baldwin County

04-23-20
Drive-in COVID-19 testing available in Monroe County

04-22-20
Drive-in COVID-19 testing available in Brewton

04-22-20
Drive-in COVID-19 testing available in Wilcox County Mondays and Wednesdays

04-22-20
Drive-in COVID-19 testing available in Atmore

04-22-20
Drive-through COVID-19 testing in Lowndes County rescheduled for Friday, April 24

04-21-20
Alabama Elks Association makes donation to aid coronavirus response

04-21-20
Drive-through COVID-19 testing available in Oneonta

04-20-20
Shellfish growing waters closed

04-20-20
Drive-up COVID-19 testing available in Tuscaloosa County on Fridays

04-17-20
Alabama National Guard to assist nursing homes

04-17-20
Drive-up COVID-19 testing available in Walker County next Thursday

04-17-20
Drive-up COVID-19 testing available in Chilton County next Wednesday

04-17-20
Drive-up COVID-19 testing available in Lawrence County Tuesdays and Thursdays

04-16-20
Drive-through COVID-19 testing available in Macon County Tuesday, April 21

04-16-20
Drive-through COVID-19 testing available in Lowndes County Thursday, April 23

04-16-20
Drive-up COVID-19 testing available in Lauderdale County Mondays and Wednesdays

04-16-20
Keep children’s vaccinations up to date during the COVID-19 pandemic

04-15-20
Drive-up COVID-19 testing available in Lineville

04-14-20
Drive-through COVID-19 testing available in Jacksonville

04-14-20
Drive-through COVID-19 testing available in Roanoke tomorrow

04-10-20
Universal face covering is recommended to reduce spread of COVID-19

04-10-20
Drive-through COVID-19 testing available at Russell and Chambers County Health Departments

04-09-20
Areas reopened to oyster harvesting

04-07-20
Alabama Department of Public Health website provides additional information about COVID-19 patients

04-03-20
State Health Officer issues stay at home order and strict quarantine requirements

04-02-20
COVID-19 testing available at three county health departments

03-31-20
Shellfish growing waters closed

03-30-20
Alabama Department of Public Health reports its first known employee with COVID-19

03-28-20
Clarifications to questions about public gatherings regarding the March 27 health orders

03-27-20
It’s safer at home; protect yourself and your community from COVID-19

03-25-20
Alabama announces first death of a state resident who tested positive for COVID-19

03-25-20
Areas reopened to oyster harvesting

03-23-20
Alabama Department of Public Health establishes statewide hotline and direct e-mail for COVID-19 information

03-20-20
State Health Officer issues amended health order suspending public gatherings

03-19-20
State Health Officer issues mandatory health orders due to risks caused by COVID-19

03-17-20
First COVID-19 case confirmed in Madison County

03-17-20
State Health Officer issues mandatory health orders for five counties surrounding Jefferson County due to risks caused by COVID-19

03-16-20
ADPH offers new recommendations regarding public gatherings in response to COVID-19

03-13-20
First Alabama resident confirmed as positive for COVID-19

03-06-20
ADPH state laboratory now tests for novel coronavirus COVID-19

03-03-20
100 Alabama Miles Challenge Set to Kick Off the 2020 Season on March 14

03-02-20
Alabama is prepared for COVID-19; supports CDC recommendations for returning travelers

02-28-20
ADPH recommends flu shot and other normal precautions amid COVID-19 outbreak

02-26-20
ADPH prepares for possible arrival of novel coronavirus COVID-19

02-26-20
Women offered preventive health screenings and chronic disease management through Well Woman

02-23-20
U.S. Health and Human Services considering possible use of Alabama center as location for Americans infected by COVID-19 virus

02-11-20
Shellfish growing waters closed

02-04-20
ADPH initiates monitoring activities for travelers from mainland China for 2019-nCoV

02-03-20
Areas reopened to oyster harvesting

01-31-20
‘Share Your Smile with Alabama’ photo campaign highlights winning smiles

01-22-20
ADPH joins with CDC and other state health departments to prevent the spread of new coronavirus

01-22-20
January is Radon Action Month; radon testing advised

01-21-20
Community meeting on January 28 will provide information to Lowndes County residents about the Lowndes County Unincorporated Wastewater Program

01-13-20
January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month: The HPV vaccine is cancer prevention

01-06-20
Scale Back Alabama kicks off 2020 campaign