Notices

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

Foodborne Illness Complaint Form - Did a meal make you sick? ADPH uses information from foodborne illness complaints to better identify and investigate illness and food establishments. If you got sick after eating at a restaurant or a catered event, please fill out our Foodborne Illness Complaint Form.

Health Issues and Challenges Survey - ADPH asks all Alabamians, 19 and older, to complete a short online survey. Knowing what Alabama communities consider the most important issues will help ADPH serve all communities better in the future.

Measles in Alabama - The ADPH Immunization Division investigates reports of suspected measles. ADPH urges that all persons know their measles vaccine status. For more information about measles disease and vaccine, visit our Immunization website.

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.

100 Alabama Miles Challenge - 100 Alabama Miles Challenge is a statewide program designed to inspire all Alabamians to kick-start an active, healthy lifestyle while exploring our beautiful state. Now in its second year, the Challenge officially kicks off the 2019 season on Saturday, March 2 with a public event held at Birmingham’s Railroad Park at 9:00 a.m.

"Share Your Smile With Alabama" News Conference - To kick off February as National Children’s Dental Health Month, the Oral Health Office held a news conference in the Health Department’s Video Communications Studio at 10:00 a.m. (CT) Friday, February 1 to announce the winners of its second annual smile photo contest for third grade students in Alabama.

Second Annual Share Your Smile Contest - Our Oral Health Office launched its second annual smile photo contest open to third grade students who live in Alabama in November. The deadline for photo submissions was November 28. Winners will be invited to attend a live news conference to be held on February 1.

Annual License Renewal for 2019 - The Online License Renewal period for 2019 has begun. All 2018 health care facility licenses expire December 31, 2018. Any health care facility that does not renew its license by December 31, 2018 or renew its license and pay the accrued late fees by January 31, 2019, is no longer licensed.

Infant Mortality Reduction Summit - On September 14, 2018, the Alabama Perinatal Program hosted the 2018 Infant Mortality Reduction Summit to discuss the state of infant mortality in Alabama. You may view the agenda, presentations, and videos from the Summit on our website.

Scale Back Alabama Kicks Off in January - Scale Back Alabama (SBA) is a free statewide weight-loss program designed to encourage Alabamians to get healthy and to have fun while doing it. The 2019 competition kicks off January 15. Visit their website for more information.