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Illinois Department of Public Health Provides Flood Safety Guidance

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Illinois Department of Public Health Provides Flood Safety Guidance

Food, water, safety, and cleaning information


SPRINGFIELD - Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Director Nirav D. Shah, M.D., J.D., is urging residents in and around flooded areas to take precautions to help prevent disease and stay safe.



"Flood waters can contaminate food, water, house appliances, and just about anything it touches," said Director Shah.  "To avoid illness it is important for people whose homes have been affected by flooding to make sure their water is safe to drink, to know if food needs to be thrown out, and to clean all items touched by flood waters properly."



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Flood water and sewer overflows can contain bacteria, fecal...
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Stay Safe Around Flood Waters

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IEMA, IDOT, IDNR Urge Residents to Stay Safe Around Flood Waters

More Heavy Rain Expected this Week Raises Flood Concerns

 

SPRINGFIELD – With more heavy rains expected to fall later this week on already saturated ground, the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA), the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) and the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) today urged Illinois residents to stay safe around flood waters.

 

In addition, IEMA today conducted a...
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A consumer's Guide to Food Safety after severe storms & hurricanes

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Food Safety During An Emergency

Did you know that a flood, fire, national disaster, or the loss of power from high winds, snow, or ice could jeopardize the safety of your food? Knowing how to determine if food is safe and how to keep food safe will help minimize the potential loss of food and reduce the risk of foodborne illness. This Consumer’s Guide (click for pdf) from the USDA will help you make the right decisions for keeping your family safe during an emergency.

Last Updated on Friday, 12 June 2015 11:18

Free Arsenic and Nitrate Screening

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Free Arsenic and Nitrate Screening

 

The Central Regional Groundwater Committee is offering free arsenic and nitrate screenings at the Tazewell County Health Department, located at 21306 Illinois Route 9 in Tremont.   Private well water samples will be accepted June 15th - 18th from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. People living on city water cannot participate.

 

Well water samples need to be at least a quarter cup (50mL) of water in a clean container. The container can be...
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Farmers Market

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Top 10 Reasons to Shop at a Farmers Market

1. Freshly picked, in season produce is at its peak in flavor and nutrition.

 

2. Support your local farmers and economy.

You can help new and smaller farmers be successful and save farmland in your area.

 

3. Fresh fruit and vegetables are full of antioxidants and phytonutrients.

 

4. It's a great way to get your kids involved.

Let them pick out something new to try, then they can help prepare a meal or snack.

 

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