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2019 Novel Coronavirus has been confirmed in the U. Get updates and resources specific to Alabama from ADPH at Find the latest CDC updates and resources at Usa Gov, Health Promotion, Public Health, Alabama, Novels, Fiction, Romance Novels

Coronavirus Resources

2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) has been confirmed in the U.S. Get updates and resources specific to Alabama from ADPH at go.usa.gov/xdg8r. Find the latest CDC updates and resources at go.usa.gov/xdg8j.

The January 2020 issue of Alabama's Health, featuring stories on the state's first comprehen Oral Health, Public Health, Infant Mortality, Health Department, Health Promotion, Alabama, January, How To Plan, Training

Alabama's Health (January 2020)

The January 2020 issue of Alabama's Health, featuring stories on the state's first comprehensive oral health plan, the Infant Mortality Reduction Summit, various training opportunities, and more, is now available online.

How do I find HIV testing and services in Alabama? Check our list of clinics offering these services throughout the state. Health Promotion, Public Health, Alabama, Clinic, Check

How Do I....?

How do I find HIV testing and services in Alabama? Check our list of clinics offering these services throughout the state.

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. ADPH wants to remind Alabamians that cervical cancer is over preventable. Read our full news release to learn more. Hpv And Cancer, Cervical Cancer, Usa Gov, Hpv Vaccine, Health Promotion, Public Health, Cancer Awareness, Alabama, January

News Release: January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month: The HPV vaccine is cancer prevention

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. ADPH wants to remind Alabamians that cervical cancer is over 90% preventable. Read our full news release to learn more.

Ringing in the New Year is often seen as a chance to get a fresh start. ADPH encourages Alabama’s smokers to start a healthier, tobacco- and vape-free life with the help of the Alabama Tobacco Quitline. Health Promotion, Fresh Start, Smokers, Public Health, Vape, Alabama, The Help, Encouragement, Healthy

News Release: Get a healthy start in 2020 with the Alabama Tobacco Quitline

Ringing in the New Year is often seen as a chance to get a fresh start. ADPH encourages Alabama’s smokers to start a healthier, tobacco- and vape-free life with the help of the Alabama Tobacco Quitline.

Sugar Shock Fact: If you have type 2 diabetes, you may not need insulin. According to the CDC, only 14% of adults use insulin alone, 13% use insulin and oral medication, 57% take oral medication only, and 16% control blood sugar with diet and exercise alone. Do you want to learn more about diabetes education and support classes? A diabetes self-management class may be for you. To find a program near you click on a county by using this interactive map: go.usa.gov/xpRcJ Usa Gov, Interactive Map, Health Promotion, Class Management, Blood Sugar, Diabetes, Self, Medical, Facts

Sugar Shock Fact: Not all people with diabetes need insulin

Sugar Shock Fact: If you have type 2 diabetes, you may not need insulin. According to the CDC, only 14% of adults use insulin alone, 13% use insulin and oral medication, 57% take oral medication only, and 16% control blood sugar with diet and exercise alone. Do you want to learn more about diabetes education and support classes? A diabetes self-management class may be for you. To find a program near you click on a county by using this interactive map: go.usa.gov/xpRcJ

Take this test to find out your risk for prediabetes. Now is the time to join forces with the CDC-recognized program to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes. Put On Weight, Make A Person, Health Promotion, How To Find Out, November, Management, Facts, Sugar

Sugar Shock: Sugar Doesn't Cause Diabetes

November is American Diabetes Month and it is time for another Sugar Shock Fact: Sugar doesn't cause diabetes. The key is moderation and management. Consuming too much sugar (sugary foods and drinks) can make people put on weight, which make a person's chance of getting type 2 diabetes greater. Could you have prediabetes? Take the test.

November is American Diabetes Month and it's time for a Sugar Shock Fact. Did you know that even if no one in your family has diabetes, you can still get it? The role of genetics varies among types of diabetes. Types Of Diabetes, Health Promotion, Public Health, Genetics, Did You Know, Knowing You, November, How To Get

Sugar Shock Fact: Genetics

November is American Diabetes Month and it's time for a Sugar Shock Fact. Did you know that even if no one in your family has diabetes, you can still get it? The role of genetics varies among types of diabetes.

ADPH’s Office of Primary Care and Rural Health is proud to recognize the innovation, quality of care, and dedication of health professionals and volunteers in the state during National Rural Health Day Rural Health, Health Day, Mental Health Issues, Public Health, Emergency Medical Services, Care Organization, Electronic Books, Health Organizations, Health Resources

News Release: National Rural Health Day 2019 to be observed November 21

ADPH’s Office of Primary Care and Rural Health is proud to recognize the innovation, quality of care, and dedication of health professionals and volunteers in the state during National Rural Health Day 2019.

World Breastfeeding Week 2019 We can all help to empower parents to enable breastfeeding it really can be a team effort! We all have a part to play to protect promote and support breastfeeding. Who has supported you ? World Breastfeeding Week, Breastfeeding Support, Lactation Room, Policy Change, Enabling, Public Health, Parenting, Sayings, Join

Press Release: For breastfeeding to succeed, parents need support

The WIC Program - Alabama recognizes August as Breastfeeding Awareness Month. This month is about the importance of support from health professionals, employers, public health, families and communities to empower parents for successful #breastfeeding.

What health issues are most important to you and your community? by Public Health August 15, Health Challenge, Health Promotion, Public Health, Alabama, Usa Gov, Fill, Health Fitness, Challenges

Community Health Survey

What health issues are most important to you and your community? We want to know so we can better serve all Alabamians! Please take a moment to fill out a short survey about the greatest health issues and health challenges in your local community. Deadline is August 15!

The rise of social media has changed everything, including our ideas about privacy and boundaries. ALPHTN's webcast "Ethics in the Age of Social Media" will explore the benefits and concerns of using social media. Watch it live on Tuesday, May 7, beginning at 10 a.m. CST at alabamapublichealth.gov/alphtn. Health Promotion, Public Health, Tuesday, Social Media, Age, Explore, Watch, Ideas, Clock

Ethics in the Age of Social Media

The rise of social media has changed everything, including our ideas about privacy and boundaries. ALPHTN's webcast "Ethics in the Age of Social Media" will explore the benefits and concerns of using social media. Watch it live on Tuesday, May 7, beginning at 10 a.m. CST at alabamapublichealth.gov/alphtn.

Learn about arsenicals and the challenges faced by and receivers in caring for victims of chemical exposure. Watch "Chemical Warfare: A Primer for First Responders & Receivers" live beginning at noon CST Friday, May at alabamapublichealth. Health Promotion, Public Health, Warfare, Alabama, Challenges, Friday, Watch, Learning, Live

ALPHTN Webcast

Learn about arsenicals and the challenges faced by #FirstResponders and receivers in caring for victims of chemical exposure. Watch "Chemical Warfare: A Primer for First Responders & Receivers" live beginning at noon CST Friday, May 3, at alabamapublichealth.gov/alphtn. #ChemicalWarfare

Practicing cultural sensitivity makes for more effective patient care. For tips and best practices, watch ALPHTN's webcast "Patient Services: Focusing on Equity and Inclusion So Everyone Wins!" now available on demand at go. Lead Poisoning, Usa Gov, Health Promotion, Sensitivity, Public Health, No Response, Environment, Future, Watch

On Demand April 17, 2019 | Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH)

Practicing cultural sensitivity makes for more effective patient care. For tips and best practices, watch ALPHTN's webcast "Patient Services: Focusing on Equity and Inclusion So Everyone Wins!" now available on demand at go.usa.gov/xmDZJ.

Scale Back Alabama announces 2019 prize winners Bay Minette, Elizabeth Day, Anthony Johnson, Blue Shield, Win Cash Prizes, Health Promotion, Public Health, Physical Activities, Healthy Habits

Scale Back Alabama announces 2019 prize winners | Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH)

Watch ALPHTN's webcast "Population-level Risks for Preterm Birth in the U. and Alabama" live on Tuesday, June beginning at 12 p. Pre Exposure Prophylaxis, Usa Gov, Health Literacy, Social Determinants Of Health, First Language, December 7, Health Promotion

Improving cultural competency and understanding of disability and People First Language will help healthcare providers give better care to patients. Watch ALPHTN's webcast "Patient Services: Focusing on Equity and Inclusion So Everyone Wins!" live on April 17, beginning at 10 a.m. CST: go.usa.gov/xmTRs