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2005 News Releases

12-23-05

Public hearing on HIV/AIDS funds set for January 27th

12-08-05

Gulf seafood found to be safe following hurricanes

12-05-05

Its not too late to get your flu shot

11-23-05

Make wise food and physical activity choices during the holidays

11-16-05

Alabama Tobacco Quitline takes part in the Great American Smokeout!

11-07-05

County health departments offer influenza immunization to the general public

11-04-05

ADPH celebrates November as National Home Care Month

10-26-05

Shellfish waters reopen

10-25-05

Second Alabama resident dies from West Nile Virus in 2005

10-24-05

Alabama authorities seek to minimize planks of avian influenza

10-21-05

Practicing good hygiene can help prevent MRSA infections

10-21-05

Some shellfish growing waters reopen

10-20-05

Alabama oral rabies vaccine distribution to begin October 21st

10-18-05

Shellfish growing waters closed

10-17-05

Eat fruit, vegetables and be active for health

10-14-05

State streamlines enrollment process in healthcare coverage programs for families affected by hurricanes

10-04-05

Red tide cells found in Gulf Shores

10-03-05

Seafood quality in inshore waters after Hurricane Katrina

09-30-05

Health department encourages influenza immunization

09-26-05

Alabama arthritis program leader recognized

09-26-05

Use candles with care

09-21-05

Shellfish growing waters reopen

09-13-05

Alabama Department of Public Health investigates outbreak of Hepatitis A

09-07-05

WIC and other public health services available for Katrina evacuees

09-07-05

Water damaged buildings may harbor mold

09-07-05

ADPH makes interim immunization recommendations for hurricane victims and emergency relief workers

09-07-05

State Health Office assures parents that evacuees pose no increase health risk

09-06-05

Alabama's health care services are not interrupted by Hurricane Katrina

09-02-05

Take precautions to prevent the spread of mosquitoes

09-01-05

Alabama Department of Public Health responding to Hurricane Katrina

08-30-05

Popular restaurants adopt smoke-free policies

08-30-05

Test private well water

08-30-05

Use caution in flood waters of hurricane

08-28-05

Follow hurricane safety precautions

08-19-05

Alabama records lowest number of infant deaths in 2004; infant mortality rate is tied with 2003

08-12-05

Hispanic profile presents statewide health comparisons

08-10-05

Keep safety in mind when it comes to ATVs

08-08-05

Alabama Child Death Review annual report again records progress in decreasing child deaths

07-28-05

Shellfish waters reopen

07-14-05

Eastern Equine Encephalitis detected in South Alabama; first human death from EEE recorded in 2005

07-11-05

ADPH reminds public about precautions in aftermath of Hurrican Dennis

07-11-05

Shellfish growing waters closed

07-11-05

ADPH is opening additional medical needs shelter in Troy

07-09-05

ADPH opening medical needs shelters

07-08-05

Use safety precautions during Hurricane Dennis

06-29-05

Follow safety guidelines if you handle fireworks

06-21-05

Health precautions urged during periods of prolonged heat

06-16-05

Summit launches new Alabama Comprehensive Cancer Control Plan

06-03-05

Wildlife rabies may be migrating toward Jefferson County

05-26-05

Heart disease and stroke death rates decline while cancer rates increase slightly

05-09-05

"Alabama Together One Step at a Time" campaign targets obesity

05-02-05

State's largest city passes smoking ordinance

04-24-05

Oyster beds opened

04-01-05

Shellfish growing waters closed

04-01-05

ADPH announces free help for Alabamians who want to quit tobacco

03-23-05

Injury in Alabama, A Focus on Prevention - Alabama to announce injury prevention plan March 31

03-22-05

Winning posters promote seat belt usage among children

03-21-05

If a fire started in your home, would you know what to do?

03-17-05

World TB Day raises awareness of tuberculosis disease

03-14-05

ADPH issues fish consumption advisories for 2005

03-14-05

Moderation is key to reaching and maintaining a healthy weight

03-03-05

Seek testing for colorectal cancer

03-01-05

WIC can serve more women and children in Alabama

02-28-05

Oral rabies vaccine shows success in preventing rabies in raccoons

02-22-05

Release from Senator Sessions - National and State Efforts to Prevent Prescription Drug Abuse

02-16-05

Learn more about prostate cancer

02-15-05

Good oral health for children begins earlier than age 3

02-14-05

Second central Alabama oral rabies vaccine distribution to begin March 1

02-02-05

Moderate physical activity helps people with arthritis

02-01-05

Event encourages HIV awareness in black community

01-25-05

Pap tests save lives

01-20-05

Influenza vaccine now available to all in Alabama

01-19-05

Alabama joins CDC to spread the message about colds, flu and antibiotics

01-18-05

Renowned speakers to address tobacco use - the leading cause of preventable deaths in the U.S.

01-18-05

Routine pap tests detect precancerous conditions

01-13-05

Seat belt usage highest ever reported; child restraint slightly down in Alabama

01-12-05

Health department makes funding available for tobacco prevention and control projects

01-11-05

Cervical cancer survivor urges regular checkups

01-05-05

Health department clinics to offer influenza vaccine to those ages 50-64 and household contacts of high-risk people

01-04-05

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month


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