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Alabama to offer free maternal autopsies to battle high mortality rate

The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) is offering a new program to help find out why so many pregnant women and new mothers are dying in the state.

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Multiple bills filed to address appointment, power of State Health Officer

The Alabama Legislature is poised to address the State Health Officer's appointment and scope of authority through several bills filed in both legislative houses.

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State Rep. Paschal files bill protecting places of worship from public safety measures during a state of emergency

State Rep. Kenneth Paschal (R-Pelham) has pre-filed legislation to protect religious institutions from being subjected to stricter public safety measures than non-religious organizations in the event of another public emergency.

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State Rep. Shirey says time is right to reform State Health Officer role

One area that got notice in 2023 but was thwarted by Democrat lawmakers was reforming the antiquated law governing the Alabama Department of Public Health and its leadership under the direction of the State Health Officer.

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Lawmakers join letter opposing proposed ADPH rule change on mandatory COVID reporting

A group of lawmakers recently sent a letter to the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) relating to continued state reporting of COVID-19.  

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State lawmaker, health care advocates speak out against proposed ADPH COVID reporting rules at public hearing

One state lawmaker and several healthcare advocates attended a public hearing by The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH), protesting a series of proposed rule changes surrounding reporting requirements for COVID-19.

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Alabama Dept. of Public Health advertising spending up over 700% since 2018

The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) spent around $16.8 million on advertising in fiscal year 2023 compared to $2.3 million in fiscal year 2018.

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State Rep. Stringer to file bill reforming Alabama Department of Public Health

State Rep. Shane Stringer (R-Citronelle) says he will push legislation for public accountability in the state health department.

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Circuit judge blocks ADPH birthing center rules from taking effect

A circuit judge recently filed an injunction, blocking new Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) ruled governing birth centers from taking effect.   

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State Rep. Brock Colvin pre-files bill banning government mask mandates

State Rep. Brock Colvin (R-Albertville) pre-filed a bill on Tuesday that would prohibit government-compelled mask mandates in Alabama.

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State Health Officer Scott Harris salary tops $328,000 after 7% raise

Despite making controversial statements earlier this year and being under the scrutiny of some Republican lawmakers, State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris is getting a raise. 

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Advocates speak out against proposed ADPH regulations for birthing centers

Women, doulas, doctors, midwives and other sundry birthing advocates from all over the country, many with children in tow, showed up in Montgomery on Thursday to protest proposed regulatory rules from the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) on birthing centers.

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State Sen. Givhan: State Health Officer bill has ‘some momentum right now’

Recent comments by Alabama's State Health Officer Scott Harris regarding transgender laws have breathed new life into legislation changing how the state health officer role is appointed.

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Givhan legislation would give governor authority to appoint State Health Officer, require governor approval for 'an emergency rule'

Legislation that would make Alabama’s State Health Officer appointed by the Governor rather than the State Committee of Public Health was filed on Wednesday.

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ADPH pushes further vaccination and boosters in wake of new subvariant

The Alabama Department of Public Health is once again encouraging Alabamians to receive their COVID-19 boosters as a new subvariant begins to rear its head.

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Alabama Department of Public Health ramps up advertising spending 500% since 2018

Advertising expenses at the Alabama Department of Public Health increased by over 500% from fiscal years 2018 to 2022.

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Alabama Department of Public Health silent on partnership with organizations pushing comprehensive sexual education

Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) is still refusing to answer questions about the agency’s affiliation with groups pushing for comprehensive sexual education.

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Midwives and birthing advocates come out swinging against proposed birthing center rules from ADPH

The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) is considering a resolution to place restrictions on birthing centers in the state.

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ADPH recommends COVID-19 vaccinations for students; some doctors disagree

"Getting children all recommended vaccines is one of the most important things parents can do to help protect their kids’ health, the health of their classmates, and their community," ADPH wrote in a statement.

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Alabama Department of Public Health releases guidelines for vaccinating Infants and toddlers

The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) has announced official guidelines for vaccinating infants and toddlers.

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Alabama to order COVID vaccines for kids, Concerned Doctors group warn of dangers

The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) has announced plans to follow federal guidelines in allowing COVID-19 vaccinations for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers.

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ADPH updates fish consumption advisories

ADPH and ADEM want Alabama fishermen to be aware of possible contaminants found in fish in many bodies of water in the state.

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State records 278 COVID deaths so far this year, FDA halts some treatments

COVID-19 cases in Alabama are soaring this month and the FDA has halted some treatments, saying they aren’t going to work against the...

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53,179 Alabamians test positive for COVID in past week

The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) reported that 53,179 Alabamians tested positive for COVID-19 in the past week. The spread...

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71 Alabama children hospitaized with COVID-19

The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) reported on Friday that hospitalizations of children in Alabama due to COVID-19 are...

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Isolation time for school students have been cut to five days under some circumstances

Wednesday, the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) announced that they are advising K-12 school students, faculty and staff...

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ADPH changes isolation guidance for COVID-19

  The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued new guidance decreasing the time that a person should isolate following...

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