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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 pay for vaccinations (underinsured).  The price for each vaccine is $10.

Vaccines available through the 317 Vaccine Program are:Hepatitis A/BMMRPrevnar 13 (one dose, age 50 and older)TdapZoster (shingles – age 50 and older)Meningococcal...
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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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Pet Preparedness

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Don’t Forget Pets When Planning for Disasters IEMA, local emergency management agencies to focus on pet preparedness throughout April

SPRINGFIELD – Pets are treasured family members in more than half of Illinois households. If your family includes a dog, cat, hamster or other furry, feathered or scaly friends, don’t forget to include their unique needs in your home emergency plans.

 

That’s the message the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) and local emergency...
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