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    ADPH seeks input on maternal and child health care needs

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) is asking for input from Alabamians to assess the health needs of women of childbearing age, infants, children and youth in the state. One way the public can assist is by participating in anonymous...

    Health care providers asked to report pulmonary illnesses that may be associated with vaping

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) is joining 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. The Centers for Disease...

    Prevent T2: Diabetes program coming to Cullman

    CULLMAN, Ala. - A new program will soon be available in Cullman for those with type 2 diabetes or who are prediabetic. Cullman Primary Care, P.C. (CPC) and the Cullman Wellness & Aquatic Center (CWAC) have joined forces to bring the National Diabetes Prevention...

    Latest health department scores

    CULLMAN, Ala. – Below are the latest health scores reported by the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) for food establishments in Cullman County. Establishment Name: BRUSHY POND SENIOR CENTER Address: 2729 Co Rd 143 City: BREMEN Zip Code: 35033- Score: 96 Smoke Free: Yes Inspection date: 7/8/2019 Establishment Name: DEVIL DAWGS...

    Heart transplant recipient Ovuke McCoy speaks at Heart Walk kick-off breakfast

    CULLMAN, Ala.  The American Heart Association and Cullman Regional held a kick-off breakfast Wednesday morning at Loft 212 for this year’s Heart Walk. The guest speaker for the breakfast was Ovuke Emonina McCoy, 44, of Birmingham. McCoy, a stroke survivor and heart transplant recipient, shared...

    Opioid Institute holds seminar in Cullman

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Representatives of the Opioid Training Institute (OTI), a collaboration between the Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy and the Alabama Department of Mental Health (ADMH), came to Cullman Wednesday to lead a day-long public seminar to help local authorities and citizens...

    LifeSouth in emergency need of blood donors

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    National blood shortages are impacting blood centers across the country, and locally, LifeSouth Community Blood Centers have emergency need for all blood types.        Summer months take a toll on the blood supply, and this year has been especially difficult here in north Alabama and across...

    Mental Health: Stepping Up Initiative expands across Alabama

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Alabama Department of Mental Health (ADMH) is expanding its Stepping Up Initiative, which establishes effective partnerships with law enforcement, local governmental entities, elected officials, mental health and health care providers, social service providers, courts and other partners, to meet the...

    Beat the heat; practice heat safety

    AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. - Alabama residents are no strangers to hot summer weather. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is predicting high temperatures throughout the nation over the July 19 weekend. Heat safety is a very important aspect of Alabama summers. The Alabama Cooperative...

    ADPH issues advisory against consuming largemouth bass from most Alabama waters

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) is advising that no largemouth bass be consumed from most bodies of water in Alabama due to mercury contamination. Specific to Cullman County, it advises against consuming largemouth bass from Lake Catoma, and any...

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