On Wednesday, the State of Alabama’s Personnel Board reversed the firings of two employees terminated by the Alabama Department of Public Health in August after video and social media posts revealed their presence at the viral Montgomery Riverfront brawl.
State Sen. Sam Givhan (R-Huntsville) says he still plans to file a bill changing the appointment method of the State Health Officer despite a recent administrative rule passed by the Alabama Department of Public Health limiting the emergency powers of the State Health Officer.
On Friday's broadcast of Huntsville radio WVNN's "The Dale Jackson Show," State Sen. Arthur Orr (R-Decatur) reacted to the Alabama Department of Public Health's (ADPH) self-imposed "accountability measures," and if those would be sufficient for the power-wielding agency to avoid action from the Alabama Legislature.
A circuit judge recently filed an injunction, blocking new Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) ruled governing birth centers from taking effect.
The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) on Thursday passed regulations for privately owned and operated birth centers, despite an ongoing lawsuit challenging the rules.
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.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Alabama filed a lawsuit on behalf of several doctors and midwives against the Alabama Department of Public Health to combat proposed rules by ADPH to regulate birth centers in Alabama.
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.
Last week, off-the-cuff remarks given by State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris at a University of Alabama at Birmingham event breathed new life into legislation offered by State Sen. Sam Givhan (R-Huntsville) to reform the Alabama Department of Public Health.
State Health Officer Scott Harris does not want lawmakers to make is office accountable to an elected official like all other state agency heads.
State Health Officer Scott Harris rejects efforts by lawmakers to make his office accountable to an elected official like other state agency heads.
House Bill 134 (HB134) by State Rep. Ed Oliver (R-Dadeville) would create a new board designed to help resolve disputes between assisted living facilities and the Alabama Department of Public Health.
The Alabama Department of Public Health is advertising the WIC program “no matter your family structure.”
Advertising expenses at the Alabama Department of Public Health increased by over 500% from fiscal years 2018 to 2022.
"Stop Judging; Start Healing," a summit seeking to reduce the stigma surrounding substance use disorder, will make eight stops in 2023.
According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Alabama might be experiencing one of the worst flu outbreaks in the country this season.
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"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.
If you have been exposed to monkeypox you may be eligible to receive the monkeypox vaccine, which is now available from the Alabama Department of Public Health.
Michelle Sheeks, a Red Bay resident, has passed away in hospital after reportedly being attacked by a pack of dogs owned by a local resident in April.
The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) has announced official guidelines for vaccinating infants and toddlers.
The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) has announced plans to follow federal guidelines in allowing COVID-19 vaccinations for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have granted emergency use authorization for children ages 5 to 11 to receive a booster dose of Pfizer/BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine.
The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) is addressing the recent nationwide shortages in baby formula.
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...
The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) reported that 53,179 Alabamians tested positive for COVID-19 in the past week. The spread...