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Topic

06/29/2011

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:  Healthy Swimming Video Contest Winner

06/28/2011

ADPH Continues Investigation of E. coli  Associated with the Sportsplex and Aquatic Center in Opelika - News Release

06/27/2011

FDA Consumer Health Information:  Barbecue Bliss, Keeping Bacteria at Bay

06/24/2011

Six Children Sickened After Playing in Opelika Splash Park and Aquatic Center - News Release

06/24/2011

ADPH Recommends Precautions for Swimming Safety After Children Become Ill at Opelika Splash Park - News Release

06/23/2011

ADPH Investigates Illnesses of Children at Opelika Splash Park - News Release

05/16/2011

Immunize Your Pets During Rabies Awareness and Animal Bite Prevention Week - News Release

05/20/2011

Serratia marcescens Outbreak Investigation 

12/23/2010

Guidance for Clinicians on the Use of Rapid Influenza Diagnostic Tests for the 2010-2011 Influenza Season - News Release

10/07/2010

Alabama Department of Public Health Issues 2010 Fish Consumption Advisories - News Release

09/03/2009

Community Assessment for Public Health Emergency Response (CASPER) After the Gulf Coast Oil Spill:  Alabama, 2010 (1 MB)

01/20/2010

Imported Drywall Advisory

12/30/2009

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is investigating a national Salmonella Typhimurium outbreak associated with contact with water frogs.  ADPH would like to remind parents that amphibians and reptiles, such as frogs and turtles, should not be given to children as pets due to the risk of Salmonella infection.  For more information, visit the CDC Water Frog Salmonella Outbreak.

12/01/2009

The Epidemiology Division's 2009 Annual Report

03/27/2009

Visit Infection Prevention for U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) press releases on the risk of transmission of blood-borne pathogens through sharing of insulin pens and a Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) article on control of infections with carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae.

02/18/2009

Division of Food, Milk, and Lodging outlines information on peanut product recalls.

02/05/2009

ADPH reminds providers and laboratories about the importance of serotyping Haemophilus influenzae specimens obtained from sterile sites.  Call to Submit H. influenzae for Serotyping

01/27/2009

Investigation Update:  Nationwide Outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium Infections, 2008-2009.  Learn more at Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Update or Alabama's Frequently Asked Questions.

01/21/2009

Infection Control Update 2009 - Focuses on C. difficile infection and how to better protect yourself and your patients. 

12/19/2008

CDC Health Advisory - CDC Issues Interim Recommendations for the Use of Influenza Antiviral Medications in the Setting of Oseltamivir Resistance among Circulating Influenza A (H1N1) Viruses, 2008-2009 Influenza Season. 

11/26/2008

Rabid Bat in Baldwin County Prompts Reminders to Immunize Pets

10/09/2008

CDC's Questions and Answers About False-Positive Results with a Commercially-Available West Nile Virus Kit

09/23/2008

West Nile Virus Detected in Escambia County


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