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2004 News Releases

12-29-04

Oyster beds opened

12-22-04

Health care organizations target rural health with event

12-02-04

Office of Women's Health forms partnership to combat obesity

12-02-04

Health Department continues efforts to maximize the flu vaccine delivery to high-risk individuals

11-28-04

All shellfish growing waters in Mobile Bay closed

11-16-04

Health department encourages smokers and non-smokers to take part in Great American Smokeout

11-12-04

Rabid raccoon in Macon County prompts reminder to immunize pets

11-10-04

Health Department to allocate 128,000 additional doses of influenza vaccine

11-04-04

Health departments to administer an additional 90,000 doses of influenza vaccine

10-25-04

Satellite conference planned for National Survivors of Suicide Day, Nov. 20

10-25-04

Parents can help children avoid Halloween injuries

10-25-04

Health Departments will give influenza shots on a first come-first served basis from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Tuesday through Friday.

10-22-04

ADPH announces plan to provide influenza vaccinations for those as risk

10-18-04

Oral rabies vaccine bait distribution planned for early November in northeast Alabama

10-14-04

Health Department to survey medical providers in Alabama concerning influenza vaccine

10-08-04

Be aware of the risk of chain saw injury during tree removal

10-08-04

ADPH works with providers to target influenza vaccine to persons at highest risk

10-06-04

ADPH asks providers to target influenza vaccine to persons at highest risk

10-05-04

Families need to test smoke alarms

10-04-04

Parental influence and involvement are key to teens' sexual decision-making

09-21-04

Seek tetanus booster shots only if injured

09-20-04

Take precautions to avoid snakebites

09-17-04

County health departments assess food and lodging establishments

09-17-04

Protect yourself from carbon monoxide poisoning

09-17-04

County Health Department closings announced

09-17-04

Use safety precautions after Hurricane Ivan to avoid injury

09-16-04

Ensure the safety of your food after Hurricane Ivan

09-15-04

Alabama's infant mortality rate reaches another all time low in 2003

09-15-04

DPH prepares for Hurrican Ivan victims with special needs shelters

09-09-04

Early detection is key to living with prostate cancer

09-07-04

Ceremony to focus attention on suicide prevention "There is Hope! There is Help!"

08-10-04

Alabama Child Death Review annual report records progress in decreasing child death

08-05-04

Rural Alabama physicians go high tech

08-03-04

Alabama celebrates Breastfeeding Awareness

08-03-04

Pertussis cases diagnosed in Calhoun, Talladega and Tallapoosa counties

06-30-04

Enroll now in ALL Kids

06-28-04

Fireworks can cause serious injury to children

06-25-04

Health Department issues statement on emergency contraception

06-23-04

Full sprinkler systems to be required in Alabama nursing homes

05-27-04

Secondhand smoke may trigger heart attacks

05-25-04

Alabama Department of Public Health and State Farm Insurance partner to keep children safe while riding in cars

05-24-04

Lifestyle changes needed to reduce illness and health care expenditures

05-14-04

Health Department seeks person or persons possibly exposed to rabid raccoon in Lee County

05-10-04

Crisis and Emergency Risk Communication training to be held in Montgomery

05-07-04

Food insecurity has an adverse nutritional impact on many Alabamians

05-07-04

Schedule a check-up during Women's Health Month

05-04-04

Follow skin protection guidelines to prevent skin cancer

04-28-04

"Think you aren't at risk for colon cancer? Think again"

04-14-04

Alabama expands Newborn Screening

04-08-04

April recognized as National Sexual Assault and Rape Awareness Month

04-08-04

Training event will cover health issues for correctional officers

04-08-04

April is National STD Awareness month

04-05-04

Central Alabama oral rabies vaccine distribution begins

03-31-04

ADPH offers cancer screening information at county health departments

03-19-04

Oral rabies drop planned for central Alabama in early April

03-19-04

Changing and installing smoke alarms can save lives

03-17-04

WIC can serve more women and children in Alabama

03-09-04

Arthritis campaign asks people to "get physical"

03-09-04

ADPH issues fish consumption advisories for 2004

03-08-04

Shellfish waters reopen

02-24-04

Emergency response nurse volunteers needed

02-17-04

Survive and Thrive teen health fair to be held in Montgomery

02-12-04

Shellfish growing waters closed

02-06-04

ADPH releases public health assessment for Capitol City Plume site

02-06-04

Motor vehicle crashes the No. 1 killer of children in Alabama

01-30-04

Start good oral hygiene and nutrition practices early

01-20-04

Influenza vaccine now available at county health departments

01-15-04

TB contact investigation conducted at Limestone Correctional Facility

01-05-04

Alabama Department of Public Health offers cervical cancer screening and treatment


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