Tallapoosa County Health Department

Tallapoosa County Health Department The Tallapoosa County Health Department has offices in Alexander City and Dadeville. Clinic and vital records services are available at both offices.

Dadeville Branch 220 W. LaFayette Street Dadeville, Alabama 36853 Dadeville Clinic Phone: 256-825-9203 The purpose of the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) is to provide caring, high quality and professional services for the improvement and protection of the public’s health through disease prevention and the assurance of public health services to resident and transient populations of the state regardless of social circumstances or the ability to pay. Contact: Go to alabamapublichealth.gov/tallapoosa/contact.html and complete our online contact form.

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Alabama Public Health
11/19/2020

Alabama Public Health

Give us something to smile about in 2020! ADPH's Oral Health Office is accepting submissions for the fourth annual Share Your Smile With Alabama Photo Contest! Remember, your child must be in third grade and a resident of Alabama to qualify. Learn more at go.usa.gov/x7QDN.

Alabama Public Health
11/18/2020

Alabama Public Health

COVID-19 is prompting Alabamians to make difficult decisions about how and whether families and friends gather for Thanksgiving 2020. When making your plans, the Alabama Department of Public Health encourages you to evaluate the potential risks against the benefits. Read our full news release at go.usa.gov/x7V2q.

Alabama Public Health
11/18/2020

Alabama Public Health

COVID-19 is prompting Alabamians to make difficult decisions about how and whether families and friends gather for Thanksgiving 2020. When making your plans, the Alabama Department of Public Health encourages you to evaluate the potential risks against the benefits. Read our full news release at go.usa.gov/x7V2q.

Do you have diabetes? Do you want to improve your blood sugar levels – and keep your blood pressure on target? Then Diab...
11/17/2020

Do you have diabetes? Do you want to improve your blood sugar levels – and keep your blood pressure on target? Then Diabetes Self Management Education and Support (DSMES) can help. DSMES is a game plan with a coach who can help by working with you to design a specific plan that includes the tools and support you need to thrive. Find a DSMES program in your area by visiting http://go.usa.gov/xU6PT

1 out of 3 American adults has prediabetes. Fortunately, having prediabetes doesn’t guarantee a person will get Type 2 d...
11/10/2020

1 out of 3 American adults has prediabetes. Fortunately, having prediabetes doesn’t guarantee a person will get Type 2 diabetes. Having a game plan and joining a Lifestyle Change Program can prevent Type 2 diabetes. Learn more about this program and find one in your community by visiting http://go.usa.gov/xU6PT

Alabama Public Health
11/09/2020

Alabama Public Health

November is National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month. While there is still no cure, we know that staying active physically and socially, plus engaging in activities like reading and puzzle-solving, can help keep your brain strong. Learn more at go.usa.gov/xw38N.

Alabama Public Health
11/05/2020

Alabama Public Health

Flu and COVID-19 are both contagious respiratory illnesses, sharing many characteristics, but there are some key differences between the two. CDC compares COVID‐19 and flu, given the best available information to date on their website at bit.ly/3iWn6ol.

American Lung Association
11/04/2020

American Lung Association

November is COPD Awareness Month. More than 16 million people in the U.S. are living with COPD. People often assume being short of breath is a normal part of getting older, but it’s not. Learn the signs and symptoms of COPD and see if you are at risk: http://bit.ly/32V1nFp

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month. Like everyone, people with diabetes can get sick even when trying their b...
11/03/2020

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month. Like everyone, people with diabetes can get sick even when trying their best to prevent it. So being prepared and having a game plan on knowing what to do if you get sick is very important. Take a look at some tips on managing diabetes when sick: go.usa.gov/xU6PT.

Germs are all around us–they lurk on our clothes, our food, the items we touch, and especially on our hands and bodies. ...
10/29/2020

Germs are all around us–they lurk on our clothes, our food, the items we touch, and especially on our hands and bodies. Washing hands with soap and water is the best way to reduce the number of germs, helping keep us safe from illnesses such as COVID-19 and the flu. Visit go.usa.gov/xGhS7 for tips on how to celebrate Halloween the safe way.

Alabama Public Health
10/28/2020

Alabama Public Health

Babies should sleep on a firm and flat mattress in a crib, bassinet, or play yard, free of loose and soft items such as toys, crib bumpers, and blankets. Spread the word by posting a photo of your baby in a safe sleep area with the hashtag #SafeSleepSnap during #SIDSAwarenessMonth. #SafeToSleep http://bit.ly/2AO7I9J

ADPH joins election officials and others in urging Alabamians to practice healthy behaviors when making their voices hea...
10/27/2020

ADPH joins election officials and others in urging Alabamians to practice healthy behaviors when making their voices heard by voting in the November 3 general election. Read the full news release at go.usa.gov/x74z4.

Alabama Public Health
10/23/2020

Alabama Public Health

Bullying can have long-lasting effects on children and young people. Bullying comes in many forms, from online taunting to physical violence. Learn more about resources available in Alabama to prevent youth violence and bullying: go.usa.gov/xG7J2.

Alabama Public Health
10/21/2020

Alabama Public Health

Today is National Check Your Meds Day, a reminder to take your meds to your pharmacist for help in organizing them, checking for expired medications, and adjusting dosage amounts if needed. Learn more at go.usa.gov/x7CXm.

Be a superhero for Halloween. Get your flu vaccine! CDC recommends getting vaccinated before the end of October. It take...
10/20/2020

Be a superhero for Halloween. Get your flu vaccine! CDC recommends getting vaccinated before the end of October. It takes about two weeks after vaccination for antibodies that protect against flu to develop in the body. Learn more at alabamapublichealth.gov/flu.

Halloween is just over two weeks away, so it's time to start making your plans for the big night! ADPH has some suggesti...
10/15/2020

Halloween is just over two weeks away, so it's time to start making your plans for the big night! ADPH has some suggestions to help you enjoy a save night of festivities while doing your part to slow the spread of COVID-19: go.usa.gov/xGhS7.

Alabama Public Health
10/14/2020

Alabama Public Health

Flu takes a heavy toll on Alabamians, with 257 non-pediatric influenza-associated deaths in 2018, 93 deaths in 2019, and 2 pediatric deaths reported in state residents in each of these years. Everyone 6 months of age and older should get an annual flu shot. Learn more about the flu vaccine at go.usa.gov/xGSsC.

Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is dangerous and far too common. It’s a major risk factor for heart disease and st...
10/13/2020

Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is dangerous and far too common. It’s a major risk factor for heart disease and stroke—two of the leading causes of death in the United States. Take control of your blood pressure! The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Control Hypertension provides tools and strategies to control high blood pressure. www.cdc.gov/hypertensionCTA

Alabama Public Health
10/08/2020

Alabama Public Health

Depression can strike anyone, regardless of age, race, or social or economic status. Talking to someone about your mental health is nothing to be ashamed of - if you think you need help, reach out for help. Learn more at go.usa.gov/xGKU6.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Did you know the Alabama Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (A...
10/06/2020

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Did you know the Alabama Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (ABCCEDP) provides free breast and cervical cancer screenings for women who meet eligibility guidelines. Learn more and see if you qualify: go.usa.gov/xnHNs.

Alabama Public Health
10/02/2020

Alabama Public Health

MYTH: The flu shot will give you COVID-19.

FACT: There’s no way the flu vaccine can give you an entirely separate disease. In fact, the flu shot can’t even give you the flu. Some people have mild symptoms after getting the vaccine, but even if they do, the symptoms don’t last long at all.

Get more Flu Facts at go.usa.gov/xGs5x.

Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) urges parents and caregivers to learn about the risk factors that lead to the...
10/01/2020

Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) urges parents and caregivers to learn about the risk factors that lead to the sudden deaths of infants, especially during October, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and Safe Sleep Awareness Month. Read our full news release at go.usa.gov/xG77y.

Alabama Public Health
09/30/2020

Alabama Public Health

Today is National Women's Health and Fitness Day! Visit ADPH's Office of Women's Health at go.usa.gov/xGfSv for health, fitness and all-around wellness information and resources.

Alabama Public Health
09/28/2020

Alabama Public Health

Today is World Rabies Day. Being a responsible dog, cat, or ferret parent means getting those fur babies vaccinated against rabies. Rabies vaccines are available for livestock and horses as well. Learn more at go.usa.gov/xGvpj.

Alabama Public Health
09/25/2020

Alabama Public Health

Suicide can affect any age group, ethnicity or race. It has nothing to do with your income or education. Suicide can become a tragedy for anyone. If you are feeling vulnerable and need to talk to someone, please call the Suicide Prevention Lifeline for help. Learn more at go.usa.gov/xGZTM.

Alabama Public Health
09/24/2020

Alabama Public Health

September is Baby Safety Month. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has tips to protect your children from drowning, furniture tip-over injuries, unsafe sleeping conditions, and much more. Visit cpsc.gov/Safety-Education for more information.

Based on a reduction in telephone call volume, the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) toll-free COVID-19 hotline...
09/18/2020

Based on a reduction in telephone call volume, the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) toll-free COVID-19 hotline will operate only during regular business hours, 8 a.m. until 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, effective September 21.
The hotline allows the public to speak with someone who can provide information or direct them to a contact who can assist them. A general information e-mail option is also available during these hours.

Dementia is caused by damage to brain cells. This damage interferes with the ability of brain cells to communicate with ...
09/17/2020

Dementia is caused by damage to brain cells. This damage interferes with the ability of brain cells to communicate with each other. When brain cells cannot communicate normally, thinking, behavior and feelings can be affected. Find out about symptoms, diagnosis and treatment by visiting bit.ly/2EebM8e.

Alabama Public Health
09/16/2020

Alabama Public Health

State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris urges Alabamians to heed all health and safety warnings as areas of the state deal with significant flooding and damage caused by Hurricane Sally. Read our full news release at go.usa.gov/xGNwn.

This is Septic Smart Week. Septic system maintenance is not complicated, and it does not need to be expensive. One thing...
09/16/2020

This is Septic Smart Week. Septic system maintenance is not complicated, and it does not need to be expensive. One thing you can do is limit use of your garbage disposal and avoid pouring fats, grease, solids and harsh chemicals down the drain. For more information visit go.usa.gov/xQrmS.

September is National Sickle Cell Awareness Month. Sickle cell disease is an inherited blood disorder affecting an estim...
09/15/2020

September is National Sickle Cell Awareness Month. Sickle cell disease is an inherited blood disorder affecting an estimated 100,000 Americans. The disorder can cause disruptions in blood flow and damage to tissue throughout the body, and there is currently no universal cure. For more information about Sickle Cell visit bit.ly/33iruaR

The Alabama Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (ABCCEDP) provides free breast and cervical cancer screen...
09/11/2020

The Alabama Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (ABCCEDP) provides free breast and cervical cancer screenings for women who meet eligibility guidelines. Free services include a pelvic exam, pap smear, clinical breast exam, mammogram, and diagnostic services such as an ultrasound, colonoscopy, or biopsy, if needed. For more information about free screenings, contact ABCCEDP toll-free at 1-877-252-3324 or visit go.usa.gov/xGkfg.

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Cancer remains the #1 cause of death by disease for children in America. ...
09/08/2020

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Cancer remains the #1 cause of death by disease for children in America. Knowledge is a powerful weapon in the fight against childhood cancer. Detailed information about the different types of childhood cancer, including: key facts, symptoms, and treatment protocols can be found at: bit.ly/329xXFw.

CDC Eat Well Be Active
09/04/2020

CDC Eat Well Be Active

A short period of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity can reduce feelings of anxiety, improve ability to think and learn, and improve your sleep. Learn how to add Physical Activity to your life. https://bit.ly/2j20Gee #ActivePeople

Alabama Public Health
09/03/2020

Alabama Public Health

September is National Preparedness Month. Do you have a family plan in place in case a natural or man-made disaster strikes? Do you have a place to meet if your family is separated? Do you have your emergency kit assembled? Get preparedness tips and more at go.usa.gov/xG3DU.

Address

2078 Sportplex Blvd
Alexander City, AL
35010

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Opening Hours

Monday 08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 17:00
Thursday 08:00 - 17:00
Friday 08:00 - 17:00

Telephone

(256) 329-0531

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The purpose of the Tallapoosa County Health Department page is to present matters of public interest in public health. ADPH encourages feedback and information sharing, but ask that you post comments that are relevant to the subject under discussion and be respectful of others. We reserve the right to delete comments deemed clearly off-topic, inappropriate, profane, defamatory, or harassing in nature and to block repeat offenders without notification. Posted comments do not necessarily represent the views of ADPH, its officers or employees, or the State of Alabama. You may not sell, promote, or advertise any products or services on the Tallapoosa County Health Department page nor represent any such as being endorsed in any way by ADPH or the State of Alabama.

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