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IEMA Encourages People to Plan for Emergencies

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IEMA Encourages People to Plan for Emergencies

‘Don’t Wait. Communicate. Make Your Emergency Plan Today’ is Theme for National Preparedness Month in September 

SPRINGFIELD – Since the beginning of 2015, Illinois residents have endured blizzard conditions, tornadoes, flooding, windstorms and excessive heat. For some, this weather caused temporary inconveniences, such as power outages or blocked roads. However, hundreds of others in Illinois are still working to get their lives back to normal after storms or flooding damaged or destroyed their homes and personal belongings.

While severe weather and other disasters can’t be prevented, having an emergency preparedness plan can help people stay safe and recover sooner after...
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NEW CLINIC TIMES starting Sept. 1, 2015

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Effective September 1, 2015:

TB testing is available on: Mondays from 8-11 and 1-4.

                                                Tuesdays from...
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School Immunizations – New Certificate of Religious Exemption Requirement

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School Immunizations – New Certificate of Religious Exemption Requirement

Exemption certificate requires health care provider signature

SPRINGFIELD – Parents or legal guardians who object, for religious reasons, to their child being immunized for school entrance must submit a Certificate of Religious Exemption, which now must be signed by a health care provider.  Signed into law on August 3, 2015, this new legislation requires a health care provider to sign the certificate...
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Illinois American Water Lifts Boil Water Order for Majority of Customers and Updates Traffic Alert in Pekin District

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Illinois American Water Lifts Boil Water Order for Majority of Customers and Updates Traffic Alert in Pekin District

Pekin, Ill. (Aug. 12, 2015) – The boil water order issued yesterday has been lifted for the majority of customers.  While crews worked around the clock to make repairs, they were able to continue water service and water pressure to customers.  Therefore, it is no longer necessary for these customers to boil water before drinking or cooking. 

Approximately 40...
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Mumps Booster Shot Recommended for University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Students

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Mumps Booster Shot Recommended for

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Students

 

Illinois Department of Public Health, Champaign-Urbana Public Health District and University address mumps outbreak

SPRINGFIELD - The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), Champaign-Urbana Public Health District (CUPHD), and McKinley Health Center are recommending students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign receive a booster shot of the MMR (measles, mumps, rubella)...
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