Events

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Candlelight Memorial in Honor of Pregnancy & Infant Loss Remembrance Day - Join us on October 15 for the "International Wave of Light," a lighting of candles, as we remember and honor those that left our lives too soon due to miscarriage, stillbirth, and infant death.

2019 Infant Mortality Reduction Summit - Join us for the 2019 Infant Mortality Reduction Summit on September 26-27 in Prattville. There will be plenary and breakout sessions focused on equity, breastfeeding, mental health, and more. CEUs will be provided to social workers and nurses. The deadline to register is September 13.

Focus Rallies for 7-12 Graders and Adults - The 17th Annual FOCUS Rally, an annual event for students in grades 7-12 and adult school chaperones, is being held in Tuscaloosa on September 10, and Talladega on September 18. This year's keynote speaker is Noah Galloway. Topics include: vaping, opiate epidemic, bullying, suicide, and more.

Twelfth Annual Women's Health Update - The Office of Women's Health Twelfth Annual Women's Health Update will be held Friday, August 2, 2019, at the Grandview Medical Center Auditorium in Birmingham, Alabama. Continuing education units for registered nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, social workers, dietitians, and other health care providers are available.

Regional Training for After School - Teachers and after-school staff are invited to a series of free training sessions featuring education specialist Dr. Gale Gorke who will cover the following topics: Engagement - The "Unselfie;" Nutrition and Self Care; Empathy - Violence Prevention; and Special Needs and Inclusion on July 22 (Huntsville), July 23 (Pelham), July 24 (Greenville) and July 25 (Mobile).

Employee Health & Fitness Walk - Make your plans to participate in the annual Employee Health & Fitness Walk on May 3rd. This event will include a one-mile "Fun Walk" around the State Capitol and will offer MULTIPLE START TIMES beginning at 10:30 a.m. Vendors will share health and fitness information beginning at 10:00 a.m. and snacks and drinks will be available at the finish line after each scheduled walk. Prizes will be available after the event - you do not need to be present to win.

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day Events - Turn in your unused or expired medications for safe disposal at events scheduled for April 23, 24, 25, and 27.

SACPR Annual Spring Conference - Make plans to join the Southern Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (SACPR) Annual Spring Conference to be held Friday, April 5, at Baptist Medical Center in Montgomery. Continuing education units will be available.

Alabama Public Health Association Educational Conference - Save the date! The 63rd Annual AlPHA Educational Conference will take place April 3-5, 2019 at Montgomery Marriott Prattville Hotel & Conference Center at Capitol Hill in Prattville, Alabama. The theme will be "The Changing Tides of Public Health." Continuing education units will be available.

44th Annual ASADS School Update - The Alabama School of Alcohol and Other Drug Studies (ASADS) is hosting their Annual School Update featuring four days of presentations and continuing education courses March 19-22 at the Bryant Conference Center in Tuscaloosa.