Notices

The following are notices and announcements issued by the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH).

National Rural Health Day, November 18 - The Alabama Department of Public Health’s Office of Primary Care and Rural Health, Alabama Family Practice Rural Health Board, Alabama Hospital Association, Alabama Primary Health Care Association, Alabama Rural Health Association, and the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Alabama Rural Health Collaborative are proud to recognize the innovation, quality of care, and dedication of health professionals and volunteers in the state during National Rural Health Day 2021.

Subcommittee Review of Public Health Governance Workgroup Recommendations - A subcommittee of the State Committee of Public Health met virtually on Thursday, October 28, 2021. A full summary of the meeting is now available.

Summary of State Committe of Public Health Meeting - The State Committee of Public Health met via video and conference call at 8 a.m. on October 20, 2021. A full summary of the meeting is now available.

Revisions to Radiation Control Chapter Rules - Alabama Radiation Control chapter rules have new revisions taking effect November 14, 2021. Learn more about these changes by downloading our FAQs on our Radiation Control website. You can view and download all rules.

School Guidance 2021-2022 - Updated guidance for K-12 Alabama schools is available on the ADPH website. These updates reflect the most up-to-date recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which are based on the best scientific understanding of how COVID-19 infects and spreads among students and educators.

Vaccinate Alabama TikTok Contest - ADPH is sponsoring a TikTok contest for persons between the ages of 13 and 29 to encourage vaccination against COVID-19 before the beginning of the school year. Four winners will get Visa cards. Deadline is August 6.

RFP for Shade Structure for Public Schools - ADPH Comprehensive Cancer Control Program announces an opportunity for public schools to apply for funding to install permanent shade structures for outdoor locations that are not protected from the sun, such as playgrounds or recreational spaces. Deadline to receive applications is June 30, 2021.

Safer Apart Emergency Order - Alabama is under an extended Safer Apart Order effective May 5 at 5 p.m. until May 31. View this order and other COVID-19 related emergency actions by state agencies on our Legal website.

Safer Apart Emergency Order - Alabama is under an amended Safer Apart Order effective April 9 at 5 p.m. until May 5 at 5 p.m. View this order and other COVID-19 related emergency actions by state agencies on our Legal website.

National Guard COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics - Governor Kay Ivey has activated the Alabama National Guard (ALNG) to set up mobile sites to bring COVID-19 vaccinations to under-served and rural counties throughout Alabama. The ALNG will be working closely with the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH), the Alabama Emergency Management Agency (AEMA), and local county Emergency Management Agency staff to provide vaccinations in 24 counties.