Header Image

Bureau of Communicable Disease

The mission of the Bureau of Communicable Disease (BCD) is to prevent and control designated communicable diseases and illness in Alabama. BCD consists of the following divisions:

Measles News

02/13/15

Measles 2015: What We Need to Know video, presented by Dr. Karen Landers, ADPH Assistant State Health Officer

02/13/15

ADPH sent a Measles Reporting and Testing ALERT to primary care physicians statewide

02/04/15

Measles vaccines are highly effective in preventing the disease News Release

01/30/15

Alabama pediatricians join Public Health in urging immunization for measles and other vaccine-preventable diseases News Release

What’s New

News Releases

12/04/14 

Alabama health care personnel advised to be immunized for influenza 

11/26/14 

Alabama health officials begin investigation of contaminated dietary product 

10/22/14 

Agencies vaccinate raccoons in northeast Alabama 

10/22/14

Perry County Health Department investigates TB cases, sponsors health fair Nov.15

10/08/14 

Governor, State Health Officer and Alabama Hospital Association discuss state's Ebola preparedness activities 

10/03/14 

Coyote in Covington County tests positive for rabies

10/02/14

One additional case of Enterovirus D68 confirmed in an Alabama resident; providers asked to report cases of acute neurological illness of unknown case in children

09/09/14 

Children in Alabama being tested for Enterovirus D68

08/08/14

ADPH issues alert to health care providers on Ebola

08/08/14 

ADPH investigates TB case in Vance

07/18/14

Missionaries and visitors to the Caribbean are advised to reduce exposure to mosquitoes to prevent chikungunya  and other mosquito-borne viruses

03/26/14

Alabama receives top ranking in infection prevention


Footer Image