2020 News Releases

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

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

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