Tazewell County Health Dept.

CANCELLATION....The car seat check scheduled for June 15th has been cancelled due to predicted extreme high temperatures. Please contact 309-925-5511, ext. 266 with questions and to reschedule. We apologize for any inconvenience this cancellation may cause.

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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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 children against HPV!

Larry was 54 years old when he discovered a knot on his neck.  He went to Pekin Hospital to have it looked at by a doctor.  As a precaution, he was prescribed strong antibiotics to determine if it was caused by an...
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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.

For more information, visit

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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FDA Food Code Training Seminars

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FDA Food Code Training Seminars

2017 will be a year of change for food facilities throughout Illinois.  As of July 29, 2016 the Illinois  Department of Public Health has transitioned from using the IDPH Food Service Rules and Regulations to the 2013 FDA Food Code, Chapters 1-7. Tazewell County’s adoption date is anticipated to be on July 1, 2017.
 

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Talking Tazewell FDA Newsletter

Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 March 2017 08:28

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