The main objectives of the Alabama Department of Public Health are to serve the people of Alabama by assuring conditions in which they can be healthy. The Department is organized into bureaus that focus on a number of health-related issues, including immunization, emergency preparedness, emergency medicine, HIV/AIDS, injury prevention, radiation control, health care facilities, prescription drug monitoring program, WIC, and others.
The Department publishes over 90 health-related pamphlets available to residents of the State. The subjects range from accident prevention to environmental health, alcohol, nutrition, lifestyle, sexually transmitted diseases, and communicable diseases. These materials can be obtained from the Bureau of Health Promotion and Chronic Disease and other offices.
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