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2002 News Releases

12-17-02

Prevent toy-related injuries

12-13-02

Voluntary smallpox immunizations to be provided

12-12-02

Sterring Committee for Office of Women's Health to hold inaugural meeting

11-27-02

Protect yourself and your loved ones from Influenza this holiday season; Get a flu shot.

11-20-02

National and state experts address teen pregnancy prevention at Montgomery conference

11-20-02

Child restraint rate highest ever reported; safety belt usage rate holds steady

11-20-02

Six additional children in a single Lee County day care classroom reported with measles; One exposed hospital nurse is identified with a rash suspicious of measles

11-05-02

Measles confirmed in Lee County children

10-31-02

Heart Disease is leading killer of people with Diabetes

10-23-02

Prevent Halloween-related injuries

10-22-02

ADPH announces two more human cases of West Nile virus

10-11-02

Influenza immunization urged

10-11-02

Healthy Halloween Alternatives

10-10-02

Statewide telephone survey will ask Alabamians about their health insurance status

10-02-02

Shellfish growing waters opened

09-27-02

ADPH announces a second fatality and two additional cases of West Nile virus in Alabama

09-26-02

Shellfish growing waters closed

09-25-02

Three more cases of West Nile virus announced in Alabama

09-19-02

Alabama reports 3 more cases of West Nile virus

09-16-02

Alabama reports its first fatal case of West Nile virus in 2002

09-11-02

"Eating 5 to 9 and feeling fine" is the theme for National 5-A-Day Week

09-10-02

Arthiritis Prevention and Treatment Coalition to meet September 17

09-04-02

Landmark state plan addresses violence against women

08-30-02

West Nile virus reported in 5 more individuals in Alabama

08-28-02

Alabama receives an additional $550,000 to fight the West Nile virus

08-26-02

More West Nile virus infections reported

08-21-02

Alabama has fewest infant deaths and teen births on record in 2001

08-20-02

15th Annual Alabama AIDS Symposium to be held in Point Clear

08-19-02

West Nile virus reported in two more individuals in Alabama

08-15-02

Alabama health data sheet is now available

08-14-02

Alabama public health laboratory to test for West Nile virus

08-13-02

Third human case of West Nile Virus infection confirmed in Alabama

08-12-02

Jessica Hardy to direct Office of Women's Health

08-09-02

Second human case of WNV infection confirmed in Alabama

08-09-02

Alabama celebrates Breastfeeding Awareness Month

08-07-02

First human case of WNV infection confirmed in Alabama

07-30-02

Rural Wastewater Treatment Symposium set for August 8, 2002

07-19-02

Ground beef recalled for possible E. coli contamination

07-18-02

West Nile virus detected in 11 Alabama counties to date

06-28-02

Celebrate safely on Independence Day; especially when using fireworks

06-21-02

Tetanus/Diphtheria vaccine is again available at county health departments

06-21-02

Survey finds a decrease in smoking among high school students

06-20-02

Crow confirmed with West Nile virus

05-21-02

Middle school students and faculty were not exposed to mercury or mercury vapors

05-17-02

Coastal swimming beach bacteriological water quality monitoring continues in 2002

05-14-02

Alabama observes Rabies Awareness/Dog Bite Prevention Week

05-06-02

Free community screening set for May 8 in Montgomery

04-17-02

ADPH issues fish consumption advisories for 2002

04-17-02

Check your home for deadly products recalled by CPSC

04-12-02

Eliminating soft drink could help prevent childhood obesity

04-03-02

Winning posters promote seat belt usage among children

04-03-02

Winning essays promote seat belt usage among youth

04-02-02

Move for Health on World Health Day

03-29-02

More Alabamians used safety belts in 2001 than ever before recorded

03-25-02

Early detection of breast and cervical cancer improves chances of long-term survival

03-21-02

Now is the time to eliminate TB

03-18-02

WIC can serve more women and children in Alabama

02-22-02

Canned Foods can be a healthy and lasting choice

02-20-02

Montgomery County experiences Syphilis outbreak

02-11-02

Shellfish Growing Waters Reopened

01-29-02

Shellfish Growing Waters Closed

01-28-02

Alabama earns a C on oral health, 2001 report card shows

01-16-02

Rabid cat in Billingsley prompts health alert

01-15-02

Health Department provides free cervical cancer examinations

01-10-02

Request for Proposals sought for HIV educational and outreach grants targeting minority communities

01-04-02

New educational effort works to reduce tobacco use among young people

01-04-02

Family New Year’s resolution keeps families healthy and fit


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