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December

December 30 , 2005

GOV. BLAGOJEVICH ANNOUNCES EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS GRANTS

 

December 16 , 2005

NURSING HOME VIOLATIONS FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER

 

December 15 , 2005 STATE PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTOR AND EAST ST LOUIS COMMUNITY MAKE A CALL TO ACTION IN THE FIGHT AGAINST HIV/AIDS

 

December 7 , 2005 ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH SPONSORS SEVENTH ANNUAL WOMEN’S HEALTH CONFERENCE

 

November

November 16 , 2005 NURSING HOME VIOLATIONS FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER

November 10 , 2005 IEPA, IDPH AND LOCAL HEALTH DEPARTMENTS LAUNCH PRIVATE WATER WELL TESTING INITIATIVE

October

October 28, 2005 A MCHENRY COUNTY MAN IS THE STATE’S 11 TH WEST NILE VIRUS FATALITY THIS YEAR

October 27, 2005 THREE NEW CASES OF WEST NILE DISEASE REPORTED

October 26, 2005 STATE PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTOR AWARDS TWO RESEARCH GRANTS TO SIU SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

October 26, 2005 SCHUYLER COUNTY MAN DIES AFTER BEING HOSPITALIZED WITH WEST NILE NEUROINVASIVE DISEASE

October 26, 2005 SCALES MOUND AREA WATER WELL TESTING RECOMMENDED

October 21, 2005 MCLEAN COUNTY MAN DIES AFTER BEING HOSPITALIZED WITH WEST NILE

October 19, 2005 STATE PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTOR ANNOUNCES MAJOR CHANGE IN HIV REPORTING AT 14TH ANNUAL HIV/STD CONFERENCE

October 19, 2005 THIRTEEN NEW WEST NILE CASES REPORTED

October 14, 2005 PUBLIC HEARINGS TO BE HELD ON HEALTH CARE JUSTICE ACT

October 13, 2005 COOK COUNTY MAN DIES AFTER BEING HOSPITALIZED WITH WEST NILE DISEASE

October 7, 2005 KANKAKEE WOMAN MOST RECENT CASE OF WEST NILE REPORTED

October 6, 2005 EIGHT MORE CASES OF WEST NILE REPORTED

October 6, 2005 NURSING HOME VIOLATIONS FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER

October 5, 2005 GOVERNOR'S PATH AWARD PRESENTED TO CURRICULUM DIRECTOR FOR EFFORTS TO HELP IMPROVE CHILDREN'S HEALTH

October 4, 2005 COOK COUNTY WOMAN LATEST WEST NILE VICTIM

October 4, 2005 FIRST LADY OF ILLINOIS LAUNCHES BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH AND URGES AFRICAN-AMERICAN WOMEN TO GET SCREENED

October 3, 2005 COOK COUNTY WOMAN DIES AFTER HAVING WEST NILE DISEASE

 

September

September 30, 2005 THREE ADDITIONAL WEST NILE VIRUS CASES REPORTED

September 30, 2005 FIRST PUBLIC HEARING OF HEALTH CARE JUSTICE ACT TO BE HELD

September 29, 2005 EIGHT MORE WEST NILE VIRUS CASES REPORTED

September 28, 2005 WILL COUNTY MAN DIES AFTER HAVING WEST NILE DISEASE

September 27, 2005 THREE ADDITIONAL WEST NILE CASES REPORTED

September 26, 2005 FOUR MORE WEST NILE CASES REPORTED

September 23, 2005 CHICAGO WOMAN LATEST WEST NILE CASE

September 22, 2005 SIX ADDITIONAL CASES OF WEST NILE REPORTED

September 22, 2005 KERSHAW MOBILE HOME PARK WATER WELL TESTING RECOMMENDED

September 21, 2005 CHICAGO MAN LATEST WEST NILE CASE

September 20, 2005 DUPAGE COUNTY WOMAN LATEST WEST NILE CASE

September 20, 2005 GOV. BLAGOJEVICH ANNOUNCES MORE THAN $1.6 MILLION IN GRANTS FOR WOMEN'S HEALTH INITIATIVE

September 19, 2005 FIVE NEW WEST NILE CASES REPORTED

September 16, 2005 TEN NEW WEST NILE CASES RAISE STATE TOTAL TO 154

September 16, 2005 SECOND ANNUAL BEAT ASTHMA CONFERENCE TO BE HELD

September 15, 2005 GOV. BLAGOJEVICH ANNOUNCES NEW HIV/AIDS AWARENESS EFFORT TARGETING AFRICAN AMERICANS

September 15, 2005 COOK COUNTY WOMAN STATE’S THIRD WEST NILE FATALITY

September 14, 2005 THREE ADDITIONAL CASES OF WEST NILE VIRUS REPORTED

September 13, 2005 EIGHT NEW CASES OF WEST NILE VIRUS CONFIRMED

September 12, 2005 FIVE NEW CASES OF WEST NILE VIRUS CONFIRMED

September 9, 2005 EIGHT NEW CASES OF WEST NILE VIRUS CONFIRMED

September 9, 2005 NURSING HOME VIOLATIONS FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST

September 8, 2005 FIVE NEW CASES OF WEST NILE VIRUS CONFIRMED

September 8, 2005 GOV. BLAGOJEVICH PROCLAIMS SEPTEMBER AS PROSTATE CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

September 7, 2005 LAKE COUNTY MAN IS ILLINOIS’ SECOND WEST NILE FATALITY

September 6, 2005 FOUR NEW CASES OF WEST NILE VIRUS CONFIRMED IN SUBURBAN COOK COUNTY

September 2, 2005 SEVEN NEW CASES OF WEST NILE VIRUS REPORTED IN COOK AND KANE COUNTIES

September 1, 2005 COOK COUNTY WOMAN IS STATE’S FIRST FATALITY FOLLOWING WEST NILE DISEASE

 

August

August 31, 2005 ELEVEN NEW CASES OF WEST NILE; STATE TOTAL RISES TO 74

August 30, 2005 SEVENTEEN NEW CASES OF WEST NILE VIRUS CONFIRMED

August 29, 2005 THREE NEW CASES OF WEST NILE VIRUS CONFIRMED

August 26, 2005 TWO NEW CASES OF WEST NILE VIRUS CONFIRMED

August 25, 2005 FIVE NEW CASES OF WEST NILE VIRUS REPORTED IN SUBURBAN COOK AND DUPAGE COUNTIES

August 25, 2005 2004 WORK-RELATED DEATHS TOTAL 208

August 25, 2005 TWO CHICAGO HOSPITALS RECOGNIZED FOR PEDIATRIC CRITICAL CARE

August 24, 2005 THREE NEW CASES OF WEST NILE VIRUS REPORTED IN SUBURBAN COOK COUNTY

August 24, 2005 ADDITIONAL FUNDING FOR WEST NILE VIRUS PREVENTION EFFORTS ANNOUNCED

August 23, 2005 FOUR NEW CASES OF WEST NILE VIRUS CONFIRMED

August 23, 2005 GOV. BLAGOJEVICH SIGNS LEGISLATION TO MAKE NURSING HOMES SAFER

August 22, 2005 COOK COUNTY MAN LATEST WEST NILE CASE

August 20, 2005 GOV. BLAGOJEVICH SIGNS LAW TO HELP ARTHRITIS SUFFERERS, FUND RESEARCH, RAISE AWARENESS

August 19, 2005 SEVEN NEW CASES OF WEST NILE VIRUS CONFIRMED

August 19, 2005 GOV. BLAGOJEVICH RAISES AWARENESS ABOUT EYE ABNORMALITIES AMONG NEWBORNS

August 18, 2005 THREE NEW CASES OF WEST NILE VIRUS CONFIRMED

August 17, 2005 TWO MORE HUMANS DIAGNOSED WITH WEST NILE IN COOK AND DUPAGE COUNTIES

August 16, 2005 LATEST WEST NILE CASES IN COOK AND PEORIA COUNTIES

August 15, 2005 COOK COUNTY MAN LATEST WEST NILE CASE

August 12, 2005 TWO CHICAGO CASES OF WEST NILE VIRUS CONFIRMED

August 11, 2005 NEW CASES OF WEST NILE VIRUS IN COOK AND DUPAGE COUNTIES

August 10, 2005 TWO MORE CASES OF WEST NILE VIRUS CONFIRMED

August 10, 2005 PARENTS REMINDED TO CHECK CHILDREN’S IMMUNIZATIONS BEFORE SCHOOL STARTS

August 9, 2005 WASH HANDS AFTER CONTACT WITH PET RODENTS TO PREVENT DISEASE

August 8, 2005 TWO NEW CASES OF WEST NILE VIRUS CONFIRMED

August 5, 2005 FIFTH CASE OF WEST NILE VIRUS CONFIRMED

August 5, 2005 NURSING HOME VIOLATIONS FOR THE MONTH OF JULY

August 5, 2005 GOV. BLAGOJEVICH SIGNS LEGISLATION TO PROTECT CHILDREN FROM ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS

August 4, 2005 CHICAGO WOMAN STATE’S FOURTH WEST NILE CASE

August 2, 2005 A THIRD HUMAN CASE OF WEST NILE CONFIRMED

August 1, 2005 MORGAN COUNTY BIRD POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

 

July

July 31, 2005 GOV. BLAGOJEVICH ANNOUNCES $1 MILLION IN BUDGET
TO FUND HEALTH CARE JUSTICE ACT


July 29, 2005 FIRST TWO HUMAN CASES OF WEST NILE CONFIRMED

July 25, 2005 KANKAKEE COUNTY REPORTS FIRST POSITIVE BIRD SAMPLE OF WEST NILE VIRUS

July 22, 2005 EVIDENCE OF INCREASED WEST NILE VIRUS ACTIVITY IN COOK AND DUPAGE COUNTIES

July 22, 2005 GOV. BLAGOJEVICH SIGNS BILL TO ACTIVATE HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONAL IN THE EVENT OF CRISIS

July 22, 2005 PUBLIC HEALTH OFFERS HOT WEATHER REMINDERS

July 18, 2005 BIOTERRORISM SUMMIT ATTRACTS HUNDREDS OF DISASTER RESPONSE PERSONNEL FROM AROUND THE STATE

July 15, 2005 EMERALD PARK OWNERS AGREE TO SUSPENSION AND SURRENDER OF LICENSE

July 13, 2005 STATE AGENCIES JOIN GOV. BLAGOJEVICH INITIATIVE TO GET FIT

July 12, 2005 ADAMS COUNTY MOSQUITOES AND DEKALB, PEORIA AND ROCK ISLAND COUNTY BIRDS POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

July 12, 2005 MADIGAN, IDPH, LAWMAKERS, LOCAL OFFICIALS APPLAUD SIGNING OF NEW LAW THAT WILL FURTHER PROTECT RESIDENTS OF STATE-LICENSED NURSING HOMES FROM PAROLEES AND SEX OFFENDERS

July 12, 2005 GOV. BLAGOJEVICH, COMPTROLLER HYNES ANNOUNCE $10 MILLION STEM CELL RESEARCH PROGRAM TO FUND MEDICAL CURES

July 11, 2005 JACKSON COUNTY MOSQUITOES POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

July 10, 2005 GOVERNOR SIGNS LAW REQUIRING LIFETIME SUPERVISION
FOR MOST DANGEROUS SEX OFFENDERS


July 8, 2005 WASHINGTON COUNTY, CITY OF CHICAGO AND WHITESIDE COUNTY LATEST REPORTS OF POSITIVE WEST NILE VIRUS SAMPLES

July 8, 2005 GOVERNOR SIGNS LAWS TO HELP INCREASE COLORECTAL CANCER AWARENESS AND TO HELP FUND SARCOIDOSIS RESEARCH

July 8, 2005 NURSING HOME VIOLATIONS FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE

July 7, 2005 GOV. BLAGOJEVICH DROUGHT RESPONSE TASK FORCE REPORTS ON DRY CONDITIONS

July 6, 2005 GOV. BLAGOJEVICH SIGNS LIFE-SAVING WOMEN'S HEALTH LEGISLATION

July 6, 2005 PUBLIC TO HAVE OPPORTUNITY TO COMMENT ON NURSING HOME ISSUES

July 1, 2005 LAKE, MCHENRY, GALLATIN COUNTIES COLLECT WEST NILE VIRUS POSITIVE MOSQUITO SAMPLES

July 1, 2005 THE DEER TICK, CARRIER OF LYME DISEASE FOUND IN DUPAGE COUNTY

 

June

June 27, 2005 GOV. BLAGOJEVICH SIGNS LAW TO HELP RAISE AWARENESS ABOUT ONE OF THE TOP 10 LEADING CAUSES OF DEATH

June 23, 2005 CHAMPAIGN COUNTY MOSQUITOES, LEE COUNTY CROW POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

June 21, 2005 ST. CLAIR COUNTY MOSQUITOES POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

June 20, 2005 GOV. BLAGOJEVICH PRAISES ILLINOISANS GENEROSITY, ANNOUNCES NEARLY $200,000 FOR ALZHEIMER'S RESEARCH GRANTS

June 20, 2005 ON FATHER'S DAY, GOVERNOR REMINDS DADS TO TAKE CARE OF THEIR HEALTH

June 16, 2005 MOSQUITOES FROM KANE AND WILL COUNTIES POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE

June 15, 2005 MADIGAN, WHITAKER ACT TO STOP COMPANY FROM PITCHING PHONY PILLS

June 15, 2005 MCDONOUGH COUNTY MOSQUITOES POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

June 15, 2005 GOVERNOR SIGNS BILL ALLOWING FOR PAID
TIME OFF WORK TO GIVE BLOOD

New law designed to help ease blood shortages


June 15, 2005 ILLINOIS AND MISSOURI HEALTH AGENCIES
PARTNER TO PREPARE FOR BIOTERRORISM EVENT
St. Louis area conducts Strategic National Stockpile (SNS) exercise


June 14, 2005 COOK COUNTY MOSQUITOES POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

June 14, 2005 GOV. BLAGOJEVICH SIGNS LAW GIVING ILLINOISANS GREATER ACCESS TO INFORMATION ABOUT HEALTH CARE COSTS
New law designed to inform and empower consumers


June 14, 2005 GOV. BLAGOJEVICH AWARDS $2 MILLION IN GRANTS FOR
WEST NILE VIRUS SURVEILLANCE AND CONTROL

Local health departments receive funding


June 13, 2005 JOHNSON COUNTY MOSQUITOES POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

June 10, 2005 MCLEAN COUNTY BIRD POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

June 9, 2005 GOV. BLAGOJEVICH SIGNS LEGISLATION MAKING ILLINOIS FIRST IN THE NATION TO BAN DANGEROUS CHILD TOY; PROVIDES NEW RESOURCE TO PARENTS TO KEEP KIDS SAFE
Illinois first state to ban “yo-yo waterballs”
Illinois Department of Public Health to post child product recalls

June 7, 2005 NURSING HOME VIOLATIONS FOR THE MONTH OF MAY

June 6, 2005 WASH HANDS AFTER CONTACT WITH ANIMALS TO PREVENT DISEASE

June 3, 2005 NEWLY APPOINTED STROKE TASK FORCE TO HOLD FIRST MEETING

June 1, 2005 ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH ANNOUNCES NEW UNIFORM DO- NOT- RESUSCITATE ORDER FORM

 

May

May 27, 2005 TAKE PRECAUTIONS TO PREVENT WEST NILE DISEASE

May 27, 2005 DIRECTOR SUGGESTS PRECAUTIONS WHILE SWIMMING TO PREVENT DISEASE, ACCIDENTS

May 25, 2005 SECOND HUMAN CASE OF HANTAVIRUS IS CONFIRMED
IDPH gives Illinois citizens prevention tips to avoid infection


May 24, 2005 DUPAGE COUNTY MOSQUITOES, WOODFORD COUNTY BIRD TEST POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

May 23, 2005 GOVERNOR'S PATH AWARD PRESENTED TO FOURTH-GRADE
STUDENTS AT INDIAN GROVE SCHOOL IN MOUNT PROSPECT
 Students advocate for safety


May 19, 2005 PEORIA PHYSICIAN RECEIVES LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD FOR PEDIATRIC CARE

May 19, 2005 CHICAGO PHYSICIANS, CHICAGO HOSPITAL RECEIVE AWARDS FOR PEDIATRIC CARE

May 18, 2005 DIRECTOR ENCOURAGES EMPLOYEES TO GET OUT AND WALK
Other state agencies invited to participate in walking program


May 17, 2005 GOV. BLAGOJEVICH RECOGNIZES ILLINOIS HEROES FOR QUICK RESPONSE AND SELFLESS ACTIONS
Professional emergency responders and citizen heroes honored during Emergency Medical Services Week


May 12, 2005 ILLINOIS HIGHLIGHTS NATIONAL WOMEN'S HEALTH WEEK
State celebrates 10th Anniversary of Illinois Breast and Cervical Cancer Program


May 10, 2005 RECEIVER APPOINTED TO MANAGE EMERALD PARK HEALTH CARE CENTER

May 9, 2005

GOV. BLAGOJEVICH SPOTLIGHTS WOMEN'S HEALTH ISSUES
State celebrates 10th Anniversary of Illinois Breast and Cervical Cancer Program



May 9, 2005 NURSING HOME VIOLATIONS FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL

May 3, 2005

PUBLIC TO HAVE OPPORTUNITY TO COMMENT ON NURSING HOME ISSUES

 

April

April 27, 2005 DEPARTMENT REQUESTS RECEIVER TO MANAGE AND CLOSE EMERALD PARK HEALTH CARE CENTER
Emergency motion filed in circuit court, decision pending


April 25, 2005 GOV. BLAGOJEVICH REMINDS PARENTS TO
SAFEGUARD THEIR CHILDREN AGAINST DISEASE
National Infant Immunization Week April 24-30


April 11, 2005 BOOK SIGNING FEATURES AFRICAN-AMERICAN AUTHOR WHO HOPES TO ENCOURAGE BLACK WOMEN TO GET TESTED FOR HIV/AIDS
State public health director to give opening remarks


April 11, 2005 GOV. BLAGOJEVICH ADDRESSES HEALTH DISPARITIES AMONG MINORITY POPULATIONS
Governor proclaims April as Minority Health Month


April 8, 2005 NURSING HOME VIOLATIONS FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH

April 7, 2005 WOMEN OF CHILDBEARING AGE ENCOURAGED TO TAKE FOLIC ACID

 

March

March 24, 2005 GOV. BLAGOJEVICH ANNOUNCES ILLINOIS
TUBERCULOSIS CASES AT A RECORD LOW

Prevention measures keep disease numbers down for eighth year in a row

March 22, 2005 MORE THAN 400 ILLINOIS COMMUNITIES GET TOP HONORS FOR MAINTAINING FLUORIDE LEVELS
State Agencies and the American Dental Association
Celebrate 60 Years of Community Water Fluoridation


March 18, 2005 ILLINOIS ACHIEVES PERFECT GRADE IN ORAL HEALTH
Oral Health America Gives Illinois an “A for Effort”


March 18, 2005 MICHAEL, EMILY REMAIN MOST POPULAR BABY NAMES

March 9, 2005 NURSING HOME VIOLATIONS FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY

March 8, 2005 GOV. BLAGOJEVICH ANNOUNCES TEEN BIRTHS HIT RECORD LOW IN 2003; NUMBERS DOWN FOR NINTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR
Governor credits prevention programs for decline


March 2, 2005 GOVERNOR BLAGOJEVICH CELEBRATES CONTRIBUTIONS AND DEDICATION OF AMERICAN RED CROSS
Governor proclaims March American Red Cross Month


 

February

February 24, 2005 2005 SPORTS FISH CONSUMPTION ADVISORY ANNOUNCED

February 24, 2005 PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTOR URGES AFRICAN-AMERICAN WOMEN TO GET TESTED FOR HIV/AIDS

February 16, 2005 GOVERNOR BLAGOJEVICH'S FY 2006 BUDGET ALLOWS PUBLIC HEALTH TO MAINTAIN KEY PROGRAMS AND SERVICES
Addressing health disparities, women’s health and emergency preparedness remain top priorities


February 9, 2005 GOVERNOR BLAGOJEVICH ANNOUNCES ELECTRONIC DISEASE REPORTING FOR HOSPITALS, HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS
Secure Web-system will help direct state response to biological attacks, reports of emerging infectious diseases


February 8, 2005 NURSING HOME VIOLATIONS FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY

February 7, 2005 ISLAND LAKE AREA WATER WELL TESTING RECOMMENDED

February 4, 2005 FIRST LADY PATTI BLAGOJEVICH LEADS ILLINOIS' NATIONAL WEAR RED DAY CAMPAIGN AS GOVERNOR PROCLAIMS FEBRUARY WOMEN'S HEALTHY HEART MONTH
Event raises awareness about heart disease in women


 

January

January 31, 2005 TWO CHICAGO FACILITIES DISCIPLINED

January 28, 2005 STATE LIFTS FLU VACCINE RESTRICTIONS

January 27, 2005 TAXPAYERS CAN DONATE TO DISEASE RESEARCH FUNDS

January 26, 2005 TWO CENTRAL ILLINOIS FACILITIES FINED

January 25, 2005 VANDALIA FACILITY FINED FOR INADEQUATE SUPERVISION

January 21, 2005 A SECOND DOMESTIC ANIMAL DIES OF RABIES
A cow in Bureau County tests positive for rabies


January 21, 2005 PEORIA FACILITY DISCIPLINED

January 20, 2005 ROLLING MEADOWS FACILITY FINED

January 19, 2005 ROCK ISLAND FACILITY FINED FOR INADEQUATE SUPERVISION

January 13, 2005 STAY WARM, STAY HEALTHY

January 12, 2005 CHICAGO FACILITY FINED FOR INADEQUATE SUPERVISION

January 11, 2005 OAK PARK FACILITY DISCIPLINED

January 7, 2005 SESSER FACILITY DISCIPLINED AFTER RESIDENT’S DEATH

January 5, 2005 GOV. BLAGOJEVICH ANNOUNCES GRANTS TO PROMOTE WOMEN'S HEALTH

January 4, 2005 TWO COOK COUNTY FACILITIES DISCIPLINED

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