Macon County Health Department

Macon County Health Department The health department offers WIC, environmental, home care, and clinical services to the public.

Certified copies of birth, death, marriage, and divorce certificates may be obtained from this health department.

Having family & friends over for the holiday? Make sure you don't invite foodborne illness as well. CDC offers tips on p...
12/05/2023

Having family & friends over for the holiday? Make sure you don't invite foodborne illness as well. CDC offers tips on proper handling, cooking, and storing food so you can make sure your guests leave satisfied, not sick. Tips: bit.ly/30KN1Mf.

Remember, the phrase is "lighting the Christmas tree," NOT "lighting the Christmas tree on fire." If you're using a live...
12/04/2023

Remember, the phrase is "lighting the Christmas tree," NOT "lighting the Christmas tree on fire." If you're using a live tree to deck your halls, keep it watered and place it away from lit candles and heat sources. Find more safety tips at bit.ly/47VfyM1.

The dream of having a health department in every county in Alabama is now a reality. We enjoyed celebrating at the Coosa...
12/01/2023

The dream of having a health department in every county in Alabama is now a reality. We enjoyed celebrating at the Coosa County Health Department's Open House yesterday! We're excited to partner with AltaPointe Health and Accordia Health to promote better health for all.

COVID-19 vaccinations are given Monday and Thursday by appointment. Please call (334) 727-1800 to schedule an appointmen...
12/01/2023

COVID-19 vaccinations are given Monday and Thursday by appointment. Please call (334) 727-1800 to schedule an appointment. Pediatric Pfizer is only offered on Mondays. Testing is available Monday and Thursday, 2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. No appointment is needed for testing.

Our mission is to promote, protect, and improve Alabama’s health and provide the people of the state with the highest qu...
11/30/2023

Our mission is to promote, protect, and improve Alabama’s health and provide the people of the state with the highest quality service possible. To reach this goal, ADPH would like to hear from its residents! Share your voice by participating in our 2023 Community Health Issues Survey: bit.ly/45FA4PJ.

11/29/2023

Fuel your body with nutritious and balanced meals using the Plan Your Plate Method! Visit bit.ly/46QHIqW for more information.

11/28/2023

Syphilis is on the rise throughout Alabama. Get tested to help stop the spread. To find a clinic near you, visit bit.ly/3QFEEGO.

WIC can help your family with healthy food, nutrition information, breastfeeding support, and more. We can't wait to mee...
11/27/2023

WIC can help your family with healthy food, nutrition information, breastfeeding support, and more. We can't wait to meet you and your little ones! Visit alabamapublichealth.gov/wic.

11/22/2023

ADPH wishes you and yours a happy and healthy Thanksgiving!

State agencies are closed on Thursday, November 23, and Friday, November 24. The central office and all county health de...
11/22/2023

State agencies are closed on Thursday, November 23, and Friday, November 24. The central office and all county health departments will resume regular operating hours on Monday, November 27. Have a safe and healthy holiday!

Help your children reach their full potential with ALL Kids Alabama, a low-cost, comprehensive healthcare coverage progr...
11/21/2023

Help your children reach their full potential with ALL Kids Alabama, a low-cost, comprehensive healthcare coverage program for children under age 19. Visit alabamapublichealth.gov/allkids for more.

It's OK to not be OK. It's OK to ask for help. It's important to know where to find resources and support if you or some...
11/21/2023

It's OK to not be OK. It's OK to ask for help. It's important to know where to find resources and support if you or someone in your family is struggling with mental health. Contact 988lifeline.org if you need to talk. Visit nami.org for resources.

Sending a massive thank you to everyone who works to protect and advance public health. Your efforts save lives! Happy P...
11/20/2023

Sending a massive thank you to everyone who works to protect and advance public health. Your efforts save lives! Happy Public Health Thank You Day!

As you prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving and the holiday season, keep in mind that clean hands can help slow the spread ...
11/17/2023

As you prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving and the holiday season, keep in mind that clean hands can help slow the spread of the RSV, flu and other respiratory diseases. Get more disease prevention tips at bit.ly/3AzQziP.

On World Prematurity Day (11/17), we highlight the importance of healthy pregnancies and births. Discover valuable resou...
11/17/2023

On World Prematurity Day (11/17), we highlight the importance of healthy pregnancies and births. Discover valuable resources on folic acid, oral health during pregnancy, and more at bit.ly/3TA3PM9. Let's raise awareness this National Prematurity Awareness Month!

Happy National Rural Health Day! Today, we celebrate the power of rural and the spirit of rural America. Join us in hono...
11/16/2023

Happy National Rural Health Day! Today, we celebrate the power of rural and the spirit of rural America. Join us in honoring the dedicated healthcare providers, state offices of rural health, and rural stakeholders making a difference in these communities.

Nurse Practitioners are on the frontlines of health care, increasing equitable access to quality care. ADPH would like t...
11/15/2023

Nurse Practitioners are on the frontlines of health care, increasing equitable access to quality care. ADPH would like to thank all our NP colleagues for rising to meet the needs of patients.

11/15/2023

As Thanksgiving approaches, we here at ADPH would like to share some food and travel safety tips to help you and yours enjoy a happy, healthy holiday: bit.ly/3QZqXol.

Having family & friends over for Thanksgiving or Friendsgiving? Make sure you don't invite foodborne illness as well. CD...
11/14/2023

Having family & friends over for Thanksgiving or Friendsgiving? Make sure you don't invite foodborne illness as well. CDC offers tips on proper handling, cooking, and storing food so you can make sure your guests leave satisfied, not sick. Tips: bit.ly/30KN1Mf.

Happy World Kindness Day (11/13)! "Kindness is free to give, but priceless to receive." -Mother Teresa
11/13/2023

Happy World Kindness Day (11/13)! "Kindness is free to give, but priceless to receive." -Mother Teresa

State agencies are closed on Friday, November 10. The central office and all county health departments will resume regul...
11/09/2023

State agencies are closed on Friday, November 10. The central office and all county health departments will resume regular operating hours on Monday, November 13. Have a safe and healthy weekend!

11/09/2023

Recently, there has been an increase in the number of babies born with syphilis in the U.S. Protect your baby from congenital syphilis by getting tested for syphilis during your pregnancy. Visit alabamapublichealth.gov/std to learn more.

November is National Home Care and Hospice Month! ADPH's Home Health Program provides in-home services, prescribed by a ...
11/07/2023

November is National Home Care and Hospice Month! ADPH's Home Health Program provides in-home services, prescribed by a physician, to qualified Medicare, Medicaid, or commercial insurance recipients. Learn more at alabamapublichealth.gov/homehealth.

11/06/2023

Give us something to smile about! ADPH's Oral Health Office is accepting submissions for the seventh 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 bit.ly/3MUvJjb.

November is National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month. Various conditions can cause both short-term and long-term mem...
11/06/2023

November is National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month. Various conditions can cause both short-term and long-term memory loss. Here's a guide to assessing memory loss/forgetfulness symptoms and seeking help: bit.ly/3yYT3GY.

Check out these highlights from the Family Caregivers Conference where we shared valuable resources and discussed the se...
11/03/2023

Check out these highlights from the Family Caregivers Conference where we shared valuable resources and discussed the services offered by our county health departments. It was a wonderful event!

We would like your input about your health experiences. Knowing what our communities need most will help the department ...
11/02/2023

We would like your input about your health experiences. Knowing what our communities need most will help the department serve all Alabamians better in the future. This brief survey: bit.ly/45FA4PJ asks you to identify the health issues and challenges in your communities.

Mark your calendars! Join us on Thursday, November 2 at the Macon County Health Department for comprehensive eye exams. ...
11/01/2023

Mark your calendars! Join us on Thursday, November 2 at the Macon County Health Department for comprehensive eye exams. Schedule your appointment today by calling Peggy Hartwig at 334-727-1800. See you there!

10/31/2023

Halloween should be spooky, scary, and...safe. ADPH has tips to help your night be all treats, no tricks. See our Halloween blog post at bit.ly/45KBZlv.

10/31/2023

RECALL ALERT ⚠️ FDA recalls fruit puree pouches due to elevated lead levels: fda.gov/food/alerts-advisories-safety-information/fda-advises-parents-and-caregivers-not-buy-or-feed-wanabana-apple-cinnamon-fruit-puree-pouches. WanaBana apple cinnamon fruit puree pouches are sold nationally and are available through multiple retailers including Sam’s Club, Amazon and Dollar Tree.

10/30/2023

Don't hit snooze on this friendly reminder! Daylight Saving Time ends this Sunday at 2 a.m. Check out these tips and remember to set your clocks back 1 hour before bedtime on Saturday. For more on getting better sleep, go to bit.ly/46L569n.

Prescription Drug Take Back Day is scheduled for Saturday, October 28. This event will provide a safe, convenient, and r...
10/27/2023

Prescription Drug Take Back Day is scheduled for Saturday, October 28. This event will provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs. Visit bit.ly/3DBG3qk to locate a collection site near you.

10/25/2023

When it comes to Halloween safety, we can't help you with the haunted house at the end of your street or the thing stirring under your bed. But if you want to know how to safely decorate your house or put together a safe costume for your kids, our Halloween blog post is for you: bit.ly/45KBZlv.

National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week is October 22-28! As young children grow & develop, they are more vulnerable to ...
10/23/2023

National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week is October 22-28! As young children grow & develop, they are more vulnerable to the harmful impacts of lead exposure. Parents, grandparents, and other caregivers can take simple steps now to protect the overall health of their families. Learn more from ADPH at bit.ly/3TOkpro and from the EPA at bit.ly/3TMU8Kl.

When monitoring movement, also pay attention to the strength of your baby’s movements. Call your doctor right away if th...
10/20/2023

When monitoring movement, also pay attention to the strength of your baby’s movements. Call your doctor right away if there is change in the strength of movements or how long it takes your baby to get to 10 movements. Learn more: CountTheKicks.org.

Address

812 Hospital Road
Tuskegee, AL
36083

Opening Hours

Monday 8am - 5pm
Tuesday 8am - 5pm
Wednesday 8am - 5pm
Thursday 8am - 5pm
Friday 8am - 5pm

Telephone

+13347271800

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