West Nile Virus Prevention Grants
2012 saw the second highest number of West Nile virus cases in Illinois
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health awarded West Nile virus grants totaling $3.4 million to 90 certified local health departments throughout Illinois. The grants are based on West Nile virus activity surveillance for the previous three years, along with population. Local health departments will use the funding to enhance prevention programs that include testing of birds and mosquitoes for West Nile virus, and to control larval mosquitoes. The grants may also be used to provide information to the public and investigate human West Nile virus...
Fair Housing Survey
Please complete the Fair Housing Survey at the link below for the Tri-County region. The purpose of this survey is to gather information from residents in Peoria, Tazewell, and Woodford Counties about pertinent fair housing issues that should be addressed in our region.
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CHANGES IN VACCINES FOR CHILDREN AND FEES
As a result of diminishing funds, providers of VFC (Vaccines for Children) supplied vaccine must follow new program requirements:VFC vaccine can only be administered to VFC-eligible children less than 19 years of age. VFC eligible children are limited to: Medicaid recipients (including All Kids), Native American (American Indian or Alaskan Native) or uninsured children.Effective Jan. 1, 2013, underinsured children (children with insurance...
TTI REPRESENTATIVES COMPLETE LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE
Tazewell Teen Initiative representatives have completed the Leadership Institute. Jody Heavilin of the Tazewell County Health Department and Trooper Dustin Pierce of the Illinois State Police received their certificates this week. Tazewell Teen Initiative was one of five teams chosen nationally to participate.
The Leadership Institute was sponsored by Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) and offered by...
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