Contact Public Relations

The Public Relations Division works with the news media and coordinates community events to provide relevant health information to the public. The office helps develop public understanding of the mission of the Department and of the changing directions of the agency.

As the hub of Health Department communications network we:

  • Serve as official media liaison
  • Serve as a bridge between the Department and the public
  • Facilitate internal public relations services to internal departments
  • Develop annual strategic communication/marketing plans
  • Advise Department on risk and crisis communication situations

The Public Relations Division promotes the Department through:

  • Print Media
  • Publications
  • Printed Materials
  • Broadcast Media
  • Video Production
  • Special Events
  • Community Awareness Projects

Numbers to call for additional information regarding Public Relations:

  • Wanda Heard – Public Relations Coordinator (205)930-1483
  • Gloria Thomas – Administrative Assistant (205)930-1491

For a listing of current news releases, please click here.