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FREE BLOOD PRESSURE CHECK IN CREVE COEUR

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FREE BLOOD PRESSURE CHECK IN CREVE COEUR

 

On Saturday, May 16th from 9:00 – 11:00 am, free blood pressure checks will be available at the Creve Coeur Southern Baptist Church on 349 Velde Street.  Anyone is eligible to participate.  This program is sponsored by the Tazewell County Health Department with the Million Hearts Initiative from the Illinois Department of Public Health.

Everyone should monitor and manage their blood pressure for a healthy lifestyle.  Some facts about high blood pressure:·High blood pressure, also called hypertension, is a leading cause of heart disease and stroke in the United States. ·67 million American adults have high blood pressure—that's 1 in 3 U.S. adults.·High blood pressure...
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NEW ADULT VACCINE PROGRAM

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NEW ADULT VACCINE PROGRAM

 

Each year tens of thousands of adults needlessly suffer, are hospitalized, and even die as a result of diseases that could have been prevented by vaccine. However, most adults are not aware that they need vaccines throughout their lives. 

The good news is that Tazewell County Health Department is implementing a vaccine program for adults who are 19 years and over.  Eligible adults must have no insurance (uninsured) or have insurance that will not...
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Weather Alert Radio Contest

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One key to surviving disasters is getting timely warnings. NOAA all-hazards weather alert radios are a good way to receive potentially life-saving notices of approaching severe weather and other hazards 24 hours a day. 

IEMA and IESMA are sponsoring a contest to raise awareness of weather alert radios. The contest runs from April 22 – May 22 and is open to all Illinois residents.  

To participate, click on the link below, read the narrative and take a short quiz. ...
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Food Excellence Awards

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FOOD EXCELLENCE AWARDS PRESENTED

 

The Tazewell County Health Department honored the food service facilities that have met the criteria in their classification by awarding them the 2014 Food Excellence Award.  The program was held on Thursday, April 9, 2015 at the Tazewell County Health Department.

 

Establishments achieving the award are issued a certificate that can be posted in public view. This certificate indicates to the public, that the facility exceeds regular food...
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Free Mammograms and Gas Cards

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FREE GAS CARDS IN

 GREEN VALLEY, MINIER AND DEER CREEK

 

In April, Tazewell County Health Department and Unity Point Methodist will offer free mammograms to women ages 40-64 years with no health insurance. Women eligible for the free mammogram will also receive a $25 gas card.  The Mammogram Van will be located at:

 

Green Valley Village Hall                  ...
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