Events

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Employee Health & Fitness Walk - Make your plans to participate in the annual Employee Health & Fitness Walk on May 3rd. This event will include a one-mile "Fun Walk" around the State Capitol and will offer MULTIPLE START TIMES beginning at 10:30 a.m. Vendors will share health and fitness information beginning at 10:00 a.m. and snacks and drinks will be available at the finish line after each scheduled walk. Prizes will be available after the event - you do not need to be present to win.

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day Events - Turn in your unused or expired medications for safe disposal at events scheduled for April 23, 24, 25, and 27.

SACPR Annual Spring Conference - Make plans to join the Southern Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (SACPR) Annual Spring Conference to be held Friday, April 5, at Baptist Medical Center in Montgomery. Continuing education units will be available.

Alabama Public Health Association Educational Conference - Save the date! The 63rd Annual AlPHA Educational Conference will take place April 3-5, 2019 at Montgomery Marriott Prattville Hotel & Conference Center at Capitol Hill in Prattville, Alabama. The theme will be "The Changing Tides of Public Health." Continuing education units will be available.

44th Annual ASADS School Update - The Alabama School of Alcohol and Other Drug Studies (ASADS) is hosting their Annual School Update featuring four days of presentations and continuing education courses March 19-22 at the Bryant Conference Center in Tuscaloosa.

100 Alabama Miles Challenge - 100 Alabama Miles Challenge is a statewide program designed to inspire all Alabamians to kick-start an active, healthy lifestyle while exploring our beautiful state. Now in its second year, the Challenge officially kicks off the 2019 season on Saturday, March 2 with a public event held at Birmingham’s Railroad Park at 9:00 a.m.

"Share Your Smile With Alabama" News Conference - To kick off February as National Children’s Dental Health Month, the Oral Health Office will hold a news conference in the Health Department’s Video Communications Studio at 10:00 a.m. (CT) Friday, February 1 to announce the winners of its second annual smile photo contest for third grade students in Alabama.

Save the Date: Scale Back Alabama - Scale Back Alabama (SBA) is a free statewide weight-loss program designed to encourage Alabamians to get healthy and to have fun while doing it. The 2019 competition kicks off January 15. Visit scalebackalabama.com for more information.

Annual Diabetes, Cardiovascular, and Obesity Conference - The 17th Annual Diabetes, Cardiovascular, and Obesity Conference will be held on November 9, 2018 at the Alabama Cattlemen's Association in Montgomery. Continuing education units are available. Nurses will receive 6.5 and registered dietitians will received 6.0.

Second Annual Share Your Smile Contest - Our Oral Health Office launched its second annual smile photo contest open to third grade students who live in Alabama in November. The deadline for photo submissions was November 28. Winners will be invited to attend a live news conference to be held on February 1.