News Archive

The Alabama Chapter-AAP is committed to bringing child health information to light for all Alabamians.  Below is a sampling of news items, public statements and opinions generated by the AL-AAP since 2016.  

Alabama Chapter-AAP, AAFP position statement on Senate Joint Resolution 113 - School-Based Vaccines - March 2018

Stubblefield takes helm of Alabama Chapter-AAP - October 2017

Alabama Chapter-AAP endorses the Alabama Baby Box Program - October 12, 2017

Alabama Chapter-AAP, MASA and AAFP and other coalition members issue joint letter and statement on CHIP reauthorization - September 21, 2017

Alabama Chapter-AAP position statement on BCRA - June 29, 2017

Alabama Chapter-AAP, MASA and AAFP issue joint news statement on BCRA - June 29, 2017

AL-AAP 2017 Legislative Agenda & Talking Points

New federal report endorses Help Me Grow model already existing in Alabama - get the state news release here

Dr. Marsha Raulerson's literacy work with Reach Out and Read spotlighted

BIG NEWS:  Alabama WIC program changes formula

Alabama Chapter-AAP and partners host five news conferences this week on devastating Medicaid cuts - August 5, 2016

Alabama Chapter-AAP, MASA and AAFP issue joint statement on Governor's Special Session announcement - July 27, 2016

Chapter Vice President Wes Stubblefield:  Special Session needed to fix Medicaid!

Alabama Chapter-AAP, MASA and AAFP issue joint news release on harmful Medicaid cuts - July 7, 2016

Alabama Medicaid cuts pediatricians & other physicians, effective August 1 - July 6, 2016

Get involved in the fight to fully fund Medicaid!  #IamMedicaid

Reach Out and Read-Alabama launches summer reading campaign to celebrate "10 Years of Stories" - June 27, 2016

Big News:  CDC:  ACIP Votes Down Use of LAIV for 2016-2017 Flu Season - June 22, 2016

Alabama Chapter-AAP issues news statement after BP oil bill fails - May 4, 2016