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Alabama's Health

Alabama’s Health is an official publication of the Alabama Department of Public Health, Bureau of Health Promotion and Chronic Disease. If you would like to receive the publication or wish to submit information for future articles, please call (334) 206-5300.

2014

 

August

Something to Celebrate: Accreditation is Progressing

May

Stroke System Saves Lives and Prevents Disabilities

March

Everyone's Participation Is Needed for Public Health Accreditation

January

Expanding Video Conferencing Services Benefit Employees and Department

2013

 

October

Public Health Nurse Nikki Turner Helps Save a Life After Horrific Collision

July

Quality Improvement (QI) Training Helps Leaders Improve Customer Service

May

Tornado Outbreak Hero Jackie Kerby Feels Humbled

March

State Dental Director Finds ADPH Welcoming

2012

 

December

Environmental Efforts Result in Opening an Oyster Growing Area for the First Time in Decades

September

Department's Men's Health Initiatives Expand

July

Montgomery County Health Department Gets 'Screams and Ink'

May

Alabama House Resolution Commends CCHD Screening Efforts

February

Dr. Grace Thomas Remains Highly Engaged As She Accepts Additional Responsibilities

2011

 

December

Home and Community Services Uses New Technology to Better Serve Physicians and Patients

September

Dr. Mary McIntyre Continues Service in a New Capacity

July

Department Responds to Devastating April 27 Tornadoes

April

Partner Assistance Allows ADPH to Continue Serving Women at High Risk of Breast and Cervical Cancer

January

Knowledge and Behavior Change are Key Factors in Improving Women's Health

2010

 

October

Public Health Responds to Massive Gulf Oil Spill

August

Keepsake Birth Certificates Are Available, Portion of Fee Benefits Abused and Neglected Children

May

BCL Celebrates National Clinical Laboratory Professionals Week

February

UA Offers Distance Learning Classes to Social Workers

2009

 

December

Public Health Rises to Meet H1N1 Influenza Challenges 

September

Minority Health Coordinator Advances Goals of the TB Division

June

Public Health Responds to Novel H1N1 Influenza

April

Deployment Finds Alabama Emergency Preparedness Teams 'Crucial' in Ice Storm Recovery

February

Department's State Combined Campaign Sets New Record

2008

 

November

Vision Impairment Doesn't Faze Bea Zeigler

September

Randy Strickland Donates Kidney

July

ADPH Patient 1st Care Coordinators Work with Pilot Project to Help Individuals Overcome Barriers

May

Disease Intervention Specialists Often Overcome Obstacles to Treat Patients

March

State Combined Campaign Sets Participation and Pledge Records

January

Leaders Work to Design Statewide Trauma System

2007

December

Collaborative Eye Clinic Draws Tremendous Response from Bayou LaBatre Community

October

Prostate Cancer Screenings a Success at Perry County Event

August

Local Partners Join National Effort to Promote Healthier Living, Wellness When Medicare Prevention Tour Bus Visits Montgomery

July

Athens Social Worker Jennifer Lord Donates Kidney

June

1918 Influenza Pandemic Survivors Share Their Stories

May

ALL Kids Celebrates 10 Year Milestone of Covering Alabama's Kids

April

Birth Certificates Go Paperless, Thanks to CHS/CSC project

March

State Goes Red for Women to Raise Awareness About Women's Risk of Heart Disease

January

Begin the Journey Toward Better Health, Scale Back Alabama seeks a 10 Million Pound Weight Loss

2006

December

Recent Cases Prove the Value of Learning and Maintaining First Aid Skills

November

Helping People in Adverse Circumstances Is Part of the Job for Disease Intervention Specialist Kathi Dawn

September

Office of Radiation Control Hosts Full-Scale National Exercise

July-August

Changes in Alabama's Child Restraint Law Affect Child Restraint/Booster Seat Use

June

Department Website, Updated Materials Enhance Employee Recruitment

May

Area 8 Nurse Practitioner Joseph Rightmyer Gives "Unmeasurable Gifts" as a Foster Parent

March

Cribs for Kids Addresses Causes of Infant Death

February

Nurses Record CEU Credits Using New 'Swipe' System

January

Laboratory Training for CLIA Enters 21st Century

2005

Nov-Dec

Emergency Preparedness Area Response Teams 'Ready to Roll' with New Trailers, Generators

October

Clay County Home Health Employees Go the Extra Mile After 'Wrong Number'

September

Public Health's Mission Becomes Clear After Working in Shelter After Hurricane Katrina

August

Alabama Records Lowest Number of Infant Deaths in 2004; Infant Mortality Rate Is Tied with 2003

July

Alabama Cancer Control Summit Launches Plan for the Next Five Years

June

Alabama Selected for New National Obesity Education Program We Can!

May

Public Health Employees Make Good Use of Heimlich, CPR

April

Taking a Stand...53K! Campaign - 'Dangers of Secondhand Smoke'

March

First Chinese Language Food Service Sanitation Class Proves Successful in Montgomery County

February

Health Department Achieves 'Perfect Audit' of Property in 2004

January

Office of Women's Health Forms Partnership to Combat Obesity and Help Women STEP UP

2004

November

Influenza Vaccine Shortfall Mobilizes Public Health

October

Public Health Team Praised for Efforts in Preparing For and Dealing With Ivan

September

Rural Highways Claim Rural Health Champion, Pose Growing Rural Health Concern

August

State Combined Charities Campaign Begins

July

Secondhand Smoke May Trigger Heart Attacks

June

Tuskegee Women's Conference Looks at Health Care Disparities in the State

May

Alabama Expands Newborn Screening Program

April

Second State Oral Rabies Vaccine Distribution Held in Central Alabama

March

ADPH Community Training Center Offers CPR and First Aid Certification

February

Arthritis Costs Alabamians $2.4 Billion

January

Childhood Obesity Can Lead to Serious Health Problems, Shortened Life Spans

2003

December

Alabama Abstinence-Only Education Program is Changing Attitudes Among Teens

November

Billboards in Spanish and English Promote Influenza Immunization

October

'Responding to Our Constituency,' APHCA Honors Barganier with President's Award

September

Joint WIC-Oral Health Project is 'Something to Smile About'

August

Nurse Family Partnership Home Visitation Program Achieves Success

July

Alabama Receives Second Arthritis Grant Award

June

Healthy Child Care Alabama Strives to Obtain Successful Outcomes for Those Caring for Children

May

Update Emphasizes the Need to Eliminate TB

April

Preventing Premature Births is New Five-Year Focus

March

Geneva Pilot Tests Medical Device to Help Congestive Heart Failure Patients

February

Alabama Works to Provide Smallpox Immunizations in the Safest Possible Manner

January

Alabama Healthcare Workers to Receive Voluntary Smallpox Immunizations Starting January 24

2002

December

Computerization Brings Environmental Health into the 21st Century While Realizing Tremendous Savings

November

Alabama Smoke Alarm Initiative Honors Local Fire Departments

October

Public Health Reaches Out to Hispanic Population

September

Alabama Has Fewest Infant Deaths and Teen Births on Record in 2001

August

Center for Health Statistics Offers a New Vision

July

Alabama Newborn Hearing Screening Initiative Gets Fully Underway

June

Rabies and Dog Attacks Are Serious Problems

May

State Seat Belt Usage Rate Exceeds National Average for First Time

April

Teen Family Planning Care Coordination Works to Reduce Out-of-Wedlock Births and Abortions

March

Partnership Between FHS and CSC Improves WIC Services Statewide

February

Trauma Registry Collects and Analyzes Data from Devastating Head and Spinal Cord Injuries

January

Educational Effort Works to Reduce Tobacco Use

2001

December

Alabama Statewide Cancer Registry Implements New Internet Data Transfer System

November

Calming Anthrax Anxiety

October

A Message From the State Health Officer

September

Alabama’s Infant Mortality Rate is Lowest Ever

July

Primary Care and Rural Health Office Aids Medically Underserved Area

June

Agencies Cooperate to Help Protect Against West Nile Virus in Alabama

May

Healthy Alabama 2010 Results Released

April

Alabama’s Hypertension Program Produces Positive Results Economically

March

Area Tobacco Coordinators Play Important Role

February

State Safety Belt Usage Rate Reaches the National Average for the First Time

January

Nurse/Family Partnership Program Will Operate in Seven Alabama Counties


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