Notices

The following are notices and announcements issued by the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH).

Vape-Related Pulmonary Illnesses - ADPH joins other state health departments in requesting health care providers report any cases of suspected serious respiratory illness they treat among patients who use electronic cigarettes or other vaping devices. ADPH publishes the number of cases of lung disease associated with e-cigarette product use, or vaping on this website.

Third Annual Share Your Smile Contest - Our Oral Health Office launched its third annual smile photo contest open to third grade students who live in Alabama in November. The deadline for photo submissions is December 10. Winners will be announced January 31, 2020.

Survey for Alabama Youth - ADPH is conducting a survey of youth to improve the well-being of pregnant women, infants, children, including children with special health care needs, and their families in the state. The survey only takes five minutes to complete. Deadline is November 15.

ADPH Seeks Input from Health Care Providers - The Bureau of Family Health Services is conducting a survey of primary health care providers for women of childbearing age, children, and youth to identify the most important maternal and child health needs for the state. Deadline is November 15.

ADPH Seeks Input from Alabama Families - The Bureau of Family Health Services is conducting a survey of Alabama families to identify the most important maternal and child health needs for the state. Deadline is November 15.

2020 Community Water Fluoridation Grant - We are seeking applications for competitive funding to issue grant funds to public water systems wishing to initiate, update, or expand the basic public health practice of community water fluoridation. The request for proposal deadline is September 20.

Health Issues and Challenges Survey - ADPH asks all Alabamians, 19 and older, to complete a short online survey. Knowing what Alabama communities consider the most important issues will help ADPH serve all communities better in the future. Deadline is September 15.

2019 Fish Consumption Advisories - ADPH annually updates fish consumption advisories based on data collected the preceding fall by the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM). New and updated consumption advisories issued for the 40 bodies of water tested can be found on our Toxicology website.

Alabama 2020 Census - The U.S. Census Bureau conducts a census of the United States every 10 years. The Census affects the amount of funding your community receives, how your community plans for the future, and your representation in government. The next Census is set for April 1, 2020. You can respond in three ways: online, telephone or traditional paper form.

Back-To-School Vaccines - Parents must submit an up-to-date Certificate of Immunization for each child planning to attend any Alabama school or child care center. See our list of recommended vaccines to make sure your child is on schedule.