MISUSE OF ANTIBIOTICS INCREASES DEADLY SUPERBUGS
SPRINGFIELD - March 4, 2014.
The Illinois Department of Public Health is tackling the overuse and misuse of antibiotics head-on.
NATIONAL CHILDREN'S DENTAL HEALTH MONTH
SPRINGFIELD - February 21, 2014.
In recognition of National Children’s Dental Health Month, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is encouraging parents and caregivers to plan dental visits and discuss the importance of good oral health for their children.
IDPH ENCOURAGES EDUCATION ON NATIONAL BLACK HIV/AIDS AWARENESS DAY
SPRINGFIELD - February 6, 2014.
In recognition of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, the Illinois Department of Public Health is sponsoring health education information and testing events through its Center for Minority Health Services.
IDPH WARNS OF BUFFALO FISH CAUSING ILLNESS
SPRINGFIELD - February 4, 2014.
The Illinois Department of Public Health is warning people who purchased buffalo fish from Fresh Farms International Market in Niles in Cook County after January 30, 2014, not to eat the fish.
DO YOU KNOW THE WARNING SIGNS OF A HEART ATTACK?
SPRINGFIELD - February 3, 2014.
February is American Heart Month and the Illinois Department of Public Health is encouraging everyone to learn the signs of a heart attack and how to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.
HEALTH CARE WORKFORCE REPORT RELEASED
SPRINGFIELD - January 24, 2014.
The Illinois Health Care Reform Implementation Council Workforce Workgroup recently released its report with recommendations on how to increase the number of providers in Illinois available to provide health care to more consumers generated by the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
GOVERNOR'S COUNCIL PROMOTES HEALTH AND FITNESS
CHICAGO - January 10, 2014.
As part of the effort to improve the well-being of Illinois residents, the Governor’s Council on Health and Physical Fitness today hosted a kickoff event at the Gary Comer Youth Center in Chicago to encourage Illinois citizens to participate in health and fitness activities that will help them live a healthier, happier and more productive life.