Tazewell County Health Dept.

During regular business hours (M-F 8a.m.-4:30p.m.), contact the health department at its regular number 309-925-5511. AFTER HOURS: If you are a physician, lab or other healthcare professional reporting a communicable disease, cluster of illnesses or other public health emergency, please call 309-303-1375. In case of fire in a food establishment, please call 309-303-1381.

Clinic hours are 8-11 a.m. and 1-4 p.m. on Mon., Tues., Thurs. and Fri., and 1-4 pm on Weds.
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Bridges out of Poverty

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Bridges out of Poverty is training informs and enhances and equips staff and community with the best understanding of how to assist low-income people to facilitate responsible, self-directed decision making, planning, and ultimately self-sufficiency.  Bridges is an approach that helps employers, community organizations, social service agencies, and individuals (1) build individual assets, (2) build community assets (human and social capital), and (3) acknowledge and reduce exploitation and advocate for political/economic policy change.

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Last Updated on Monday, 17 April 2017 08:50

LOCAL MAN ENCOURAGES HPV VACCINE

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LOCAL MAN ENCOURAGES HPV VACCINE

 

If you were able to prevent cancer in your child, would you do it?  The HPV vaccine is cancer prevention.  It is recommended for boys and girls at 11 or 12 years of age to protect against some of the most common types of HPV that can lead to disease and cancer.  Larry wishes he had been offered the HPV vaccine, but he wants everyone to know the benefits to preventing HPV from developing into cancer.  Lesson #1 – Vaccinate your...
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Mumps Outbreak Monitoring

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Illinois Department of Public Health is monitoring a mumps outbreak from January 2017 to present.

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http://www.dph.illinois.gov/topics-services/diseases-and-conditions/diseases-a-z-list/mumps

Mumps is an acute infectious viral disease that can cause swelling and tenderness of the salivary glands in the cheeks and jaw.

One dose of mumps vaccine, given in combination with measles and rubella (called MMR), is recommended for all children at 12 to 15 months and a...
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Mental Health First Aid

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A person you know could be experiencing a mental health or substance abuse problem.

You are more likely to     encounter someone in an emotional or mental crisis than someone having a heart attack.

Learn how to help a friend, family member, co-worker or neighbor in need.

Get trained in Mental Health First Aid.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 March 2017 07:19

E. Coli Outbreak Spurs I.M. Healthy SoyNut Butter Recall

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E. Coli Outbreak Spurs I.M. Healthy SoyNut Butter Recall

 

Company voluntary recalls products

SPRINGFIELD – The I.M. Healthy SoyNut Butter Company, headquartered in Illinois, is voluntarily recalling its SoyNut Butter products after 12 cases of E. coli O157 in five states were preliminarily linked to the products.  There are no cases reported in Illinois.  Product testing is currently underway.  SoyNut Butter is a nut-free substitute for peanut...
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