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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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 butter.

 

“Some infections of E. coli are mild, but others can be severe or even life-threatening, especially for young children,” said Illinois Department of Public Health Director Nirav D. Shah, M.D., J.D.  “If you have recently purchased soy nut...
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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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Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 March 2017 08:28

Illinois Department of Public Health Reports Six Cases Of Viral Illness Linked To Ratteries

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Illinois Department of Public Health Reports Six Cases Of Viral Illness Linked To Ratteries

 

General public at low risk of infection

 

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is reporting six cases of Seoul virus in individuals who had direct exposure to rats in two different Illinois ratteries.  Ratteries are facilities where rats are bred.  A rattery in Wisconsin purchased rats from the two Illinois ratteries and two Wisconsin residents have...
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Tazewell Public Health Foundation Grant

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Tazewell Public Health Foundation is a tax-deductible organization that was founded to benefit the public health of Tazewell County residents. Board members have held fundraising events to raise awareness of the Foundation and public health programming.

 

Tazewell Public Health Foundation will provide grant funding to a requesting agency to serve Tazewell County residents and address one of the Tazewell County 4 Health Priorities:Behavioral Health – bullying, social/emotional...
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JANUARY IS CERVICAL CANCER MONTH

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JANUARY IS CERVICAL CANCER MONTH

Every year, cervical cancer affects over 12,000 women in the United States and more than 4,000 women will die.  Cervical cancer is one of the most curable type of cancer when detected early with screening.

Tazewell County Health Department offers pelvic exams and Pap tests to eligible women through the IDPH Illinois Breast and Cervical Cancer Program.  Since the program was launched in Illinois in 1995, nearly 154,000 women have been screened for...
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