Scale Back Alabama is a public awareness campaign hosted by the Alabama Hospital Association and Alabama Department of Public Health, with generous support from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama.

Alabama Public Health

The Alabama Department of Public Health is the state agency that provides services that improve and protect the public’s health through disease prevention and the assurance of public health services. 201 Monroe Street Montgomery, Alabama 36104 Phone: (334) 206-5300 Toll-Free: 1-800-252-1818 www.alabamapublichealth.gov

Alabama Hospital Association

The Alabama Hospital Association is a statewide trade organization that provides education and support to hospitals in their efforts to provide quality patient care.

500 North East Blvd.
Montgomery, Alabama 36117
Phone: (334) 272-8781
Fax: (334) 270-9527

Chews Wisely Alabama

Chews Wisely Alabama is a program focused on tackling the obesity issue we have in our state. The program celebrates Alabama’s rich culture and food traditions, giving nudges towards healthy, delicious food choices.


Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama administers health and dental programs for more than 3.6 million individuals throughout the state of Alabama and around the country. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.

450 Riverchase Parkway East
Birmingham, Alabama 35244

About Us

Scale Back Alabama (SBA) is a free, statewide wellness program for adults, ages 18 or older, who live in Alabama or work for an Alabama based organization. It is designed to encourage Alabamians to get healthy and have fun while doing it.

Scale Back Alabama is designed to address the state’s challenge with obesity; however, we caution individuals to check with their health care provider before beginning a new exercise or diet regimen.