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Radon Action Month Contests

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January 6, 2015

IEMA Encourages People to Test Homes for Radon During Radon Action Month in January

Announces annual contests to promote awareness of radon health risks  

SPRINGFIELD – Cold weather might put a damper on outdoor activities, but according to the Illinois Emergency Management Agency it’s a great time to test your home for cancer-causing radon gas that has been found in nearly 40 percent of Illinois homes tested.  IEMA is encouraging people to test for radon during Radon Action Month in January.

Radon is a colorless, odorless, tasteless gas that comes from the radioactive decay of naturally occurring uranium in the soil.  It can enter homes and buildings through small cracks in the foundation, sump...
Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 January 2015 10:11

Flu Vaccine available

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Flu Vaccine available

Quadrivalent vaccine offers protection against 4 strains of the flu, A/H3N2, A/H1N1, and 2 strains of influenza B. Quadrivalent vaccines are available in:Traditional flu shots, approved for anyone 6 months and olderNasal spray, approved for healthy people from 2-49, except

The flu vaccine is the best protection against the flu this season. If you get the flu vaccine, you are 60% less likely to need treatment for the flu by a healthcare provider. Getting the vaccine has...

State Health Department Promotes Diabetes Awareness and Prevention

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State Health Department Promotes Diabetes Awareness and Prevention


CHICAGO –This November, American Diabetes Month, Illinois Department of Public Health Director Dr. LaMar Hasbrouck is encouraging everyone to learn their risk factors for diabetes and how to reduce or eliminate them.  


Diabetes is a serious chronic disease caused when blood sugar (glucose) levels are above normal and a hormone called insulin is not able to help glucose get into the...


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Tazewell County Health Department and Get Covered Illinois want to help you enroll in a health insurance plan. Individuals and families can begin the enrollment process November 15, 2014 to obtain health coverage starting January 1, 2015.  Navigators will be available to answer questions from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm on November 15th at:Morton Public Library, 315 W. Pershing, Morton Fondulac District Library, 400 Richland St, East...

Illinois Department of Public Health Director Outlines Ebola Preparedness in Illinois

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October 20, 2014
Illinois Department of Public Health Provides Update on State’s Preparedness Efforts for Ebola


Governor Quinn Directs Agency to Assemble Ebola Preparedness Task Force, Announces Informational Hotline and Website


CHICAGO – Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Director Dr. LaMar Hasbrouck, joined by local health department, hospital, health care and emergency response officials, held a media briefing today to update the public about Ebola...
Last Updated on Monday, 20 October 2014 09:30

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