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WEST NILE VIRUS BIRDS IN FOUR TAZEWELL COUNTY COMMUNITIES

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WEST NILE VIRUS BIRDS IN

FOUR TAZEWELL COUNTY COMMUNITIES

Tazewell County has reported West Nile virus positive birds from Delavan, Pekin, Washington and Morton.  The Tazewell County Health Department (TCHD) received confirmation on September 30, 2013 of a blue jay, collected in Morton on September 24, 2013, tested positive for West Nile virus. West Nile Virus is transmitted through the bite of a mosquito that has contracted the virus by feeding on an infected bird. 

Common West Nile Virus symptoms include fever, nausea, headache and muscle aches.  Symptoms may last from a few days to a few weeks.  However, four out of five people infected with West Nile Virus will not show any symptoms.  In rare cases...
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West Nile Virus positive bird

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The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has confirmed a West Nile Virus positive bird for Tazewell County.  The Tazewell County Health Department (TCHD) received confirmation on September 24, 2013. The crow was collected in Washington earlier in the month.

West Nile Virus is transmitted through the bite of a mosquito that has contracted the virus by feeding on an infected bird.  Common West Nile Virus symptoms include fever, nausea, headache and muscle aches.  Symptoms...
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Worksite wellness programs provide many benefits to your local business as well as the community. As a representative of your business, enhancing worksite wellness programs will increase productivity, improve job satisfaction, improve recruitment and retention rates, decrease absenteeism, minimize workers compensation and disability, and lead to overall improved management of health care costs.

 

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Central Illinois Reports its First Human West Nile Virus Positive Case for 2013

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Central Illinois Reports its First Human West Nile Virus Positive Case for 2013

 

 

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has confirmed the first human West Nile virus case reported in central Illinois for 2013.  The Tazewell County Health Department reported a man in his 50’s became ill earlier this month.

 

“We are seeing high temperatures and dry weather, which are the perfect conditions for creating mosquito breeding grounds,”...
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WEST NILE VIRUS POSITIVE BIRD COLLECTED IN TAZEWELL COUNTY

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WEST NILE VIRUS POSITIVE BIRD

COLLECTED IN TAZEWELL COUNTY 

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has confirmed a West Nile Virus positive bird for Tazewell County.  The Tazewell County Health Department (TCHD) collected the West Nile Virus positive blue jay on August 7, 2013 in Delavan.

“Illinois has confirmed West Nile Virus in both mosquitoes and birds, which means it’s only a matter of time before West Nile Virus will spread to people,” said Sara Sparkman...
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