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2012 News Releases

12-18-12

Alabama procedures change for children adopted in other countries by U.S. citizens

12-17-12

Environmental inspections underway in Weiss Lake area of Cherokee County

12-12-12

Give the gift of healthier indoor air; radon test kits make super stocking stuffers

11-27-12

Options for adopted children and their birth parents in Alabama are unlike those in most other states

11-15-12

Public can now access information on healthcare-associated infections in Alabama hospitals

11-07-12

Chilton Medical Center license hearing cancelled

11-06-12

Shellfish growing waters closed

10-30-12

Take 10 minutes for a healthier life; free prostate cancer screening offered on Nov. 3 at Conecuh County Health Department

10-29-12

Public Health suspends license of Clanton Hospital, L.L.C., to operate Chilton Medical Center

10-29-12

Alabama Medicaid Advisory Committee to meet for the first time November 1, 2012

10-23-12

Follow these steps to stay safe from injury during the haunting season

10-19-12

ADPH reopens areas to oyster harvesting

10-18-12

ADPH releases list of facilities that received NECC products

10-16-12 

Alabama residents received contaminated NECC products

10-12-12

Komen affiliate enables ADPH to provide free mammograms to underserved Alabama women

10-11-12

Ongoing investigation of products from New England Compounding Center continues

10-05-12

Alabama not currently identified in multi-state meningitis outbreak

10-05-12

Potential Salmonella outbreak reported in Talladega County school

10-04-12

ADPH seeks high-impact, science-based proposals for HIV/AIDS risk reduction, health promotion

09-28-12

Rabid raccoon in Escambia County prompts reminders to immunize pets

09-27-12

Alabama Department of Public Health cautions Cleburne County residents to take protective measures to avoid Eastern Equine Encephalitis

09-26-12

WIC Program seeks public comment about 2013 State Plan

09-25-12

Text4baby seeks to connect moms to free health information

09-24-12

ADPH reopens areas to oyster harvesting

09-19-12

Infant mortality rate in Alabama falls to an all-time low in 2011

09-13-12

Influenza vaccine recommended for those 6 months of age and older

09-04-12

ADPH urges baby boomers be tested for hepatitis C

09-04-12

Reduce your exposure to mosquitoes after Hurricane Isaac

08-31-12

Alabama Department of Public Health issues 2012 Fish Consumption Advisories

08-28-12

Follow hurricane safety precautions

08-28-12

Be aware of generator and chain saw dangers following power outages

08-27-12

Shellfish growing waters closed

08-24-12

Protective measures are urged in the wake of West Nile cases

08-21-12

Alabama Department of Public Health cautions the public to protect themselves from mosquito-borne illnesses 

08-17-12

CDC Report: Increase in pipe tobacco and cigar consumption is on the rise, despite decreased cigarette use

08-10-12

ADPH cautions the public to protect themselves from mosquito-borne illnesses

07-31-12

ADPH confirms Eastern Equine Encephalitis and West Nile virus in horses in Dallas County and sentinel chickens in Baldwin and Mobile Counties

07-27-12

State Committee of Public Health adds propofol to Alabama Controlled Substances List

07-17-12

TB investigation continues in Tuscaloosa

07-12-12

ADPH reopens areas to oyster harvesting

07-02-12

Students must have Tdap vaccine to protect against highly contagious pertussis

06-28-12

ADPH works on screening and follow-up of TB case at Auburn University

06-28-12

Take precautions to avoid heat illnesses

06-22-12

Health authorities advise the public not to handle wildlife, transport or keep them as pets

06-13-12

Health Department to require annual permits for the installation of sewage holding tanks

06-11-12

Shellfish growing waters closed

06-08-12

Two E. coli O145 cases confirmed in Alabama

05-18-12

Telestroke Pilot Project will advance stroke care

05-14-12

ADPH urges awareness of hepatitis during May

05-14-12

National Health and Fitness Day Walk set for May 18 at the State Capitol

05-11-12

ADPH reopens areas to oyster harvesting

05-04-12

Shellfish growing waters closed

05-01-12

Health Department issues public notice to Uniontown on sewage spill

04-30-12

Health Department issues public notice on sewage spill

04-30-12

ADPH denies application for license of new operator for Birmingham abortion/reproductive health facility

04-17-12

Alabama communities urged to act now to promote health equity

04-06-12

Action taken against New Woman All Women Health Care

03-29-12

No hepatitis A outbreak in Tuscaloosa County

03-27-12

Hepatitis A Virus was possibly transmitted at McDonald's in Northport

03-26-12

Researchers seek survey participants for oil spill health study

03-22-12

Take 10 minutes for a healthier life; free prostate cancer screening offered on March 31 at Pike County Health Department

03-15-12

Make the next generation tobacco free; an alarming number of Alabama high school students smoke cigarettes

03-14-12

Alabama's Prescription Drug Monitoring Program documents high use of prescription painkillers, as drug overdose deaths are an urgent concern

02-10-12

Alabama Department of Public Health monitors new cases of hand, foot and mouth disease

01-19-12

Scale Back Alabama kicks off sixth year, featuring Biggest Loser winners

01-12-12

Joy to Life assistance allows ADPH to continue serving women in the 40s who may have symptoms of breast cancer

01-11-12

Alabama Comprehensive Cancer Control Coalition to present five-year plan


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