Category: Division of Emergency and Environmental Health Services

EHTER Preparation Comes in Handy in Alabama Tornado Response

On April 27, 2011, Director Tim Hatch began his day at the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) thinking, “My schedule is finally clear.” It wasn’t long before he realized he should “never, ever say that.” On that day, disaster struck. Tornadoes ripped through the state, causing death and destruction in Tuscaloosa, Cullman, and Birmingham Read More >

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