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December

 
December 14, 2006

GOVERNOR BLAGOJEVICH ANNOUNCES PANDEMIC FLU PREPAREDNESS GUIDE FOR ILLINOIS SCHOOLS

 

December 5, 2006

GOV. BLAGOJEVICH ANNOUNCES NEW STUDY SHOWS ILLINOIS LEADING THE NATION IN HEALTH IMPROVEMENT

 

December 5, 2006

ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH EIGHTH ANNUAL ILLINOIS WOMEN’S HEALTH CONFERENCE: IMPROVING THE HEALTH OF ILLINOIS WOMEN AND GIRLS

 

December 2, 2006

STATE PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTOR ISSUES GUIDANCE TO HELP LIMIT AND CONTROL PERTUSSIS OUTBREAKS IN SCHOOLS

 

December 1, 2006

GOV. BLAGOJEVICH HONORS WORLD AIDS DAY IN ILLINOIS BY DIMMING LIGHTS AT THE CAPITOL AND OTHER STATE GOVERNMENT BUILDINGS

 

   

November

 
November 27, 2006

 

November 24, 2006

 

November 22, 2006

STATE PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTOR ANNOUNCES GRANT TO IMPROVE EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS IN VERMILION COUNTY

 

November 16, 2006

STATE PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTOR STRESSES THE IMPORTANCE OF CREATING A SMOKE FREE COMMUNITY


November 15, 2006

GOVERNOR BLAGOJEVICH ANNOUNCES $50,000 GRANT TO NEW WARREN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT


November 9, 2006 NURSING HOME VIOLATIONS FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST

November 3, 2006

STATE PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTOR ANNOUNCES $100,000 FOR COMPREHENSIVE WOMEN’S HEALTH PILOT PROGRAMS

 

November 1, 2006

GOV. BLAGOJEVICH ANNOUNCES APPLICATIONS NOW AVAILABLE FOR TICKET FOR THE CURE COMMUNITY GRANTS

 

   

October

 

October 31, 2006

15TH ANNUAL HIV/STD CONFERENCE OFFERS THE LATEST IN PREVENTION, RESEARCH AND MEDICINE

 

October 30, 2006

STATE PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTOR PROMOTES MOBILE HEALTH PROGRAMS TO PROVIDE HEALTH SERVICES IN UNDERSERVED COMMUNITIES

 

October 30, 2006

STATE PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTOR OFFERS SAFETY TIPS FOR PARENTS AND KIDS THIS HALLOWEEN

 

October 30, 2006

NURSING HOME VIOLATIONS FOR THE MONTH OF JULY

 

October 26, 2006

3 NEW CASES OF WEST NILE IN ILLINOIS

 

October 24, 2006

GOV. BLAGOJEVICH PROCLAIMS THIS WEEK CHILDHOOD LEAD POISONING PREVENTION WEEK

 

October 23, 2006

STATE PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTOR UNVEILS BOOK OF POEMS, ARTWORK BY ILLINOIS COLLEGE STUDENTS TO RAISE AWARENESS ABOUT HIV/AIDS

 

October 20, 2006

STATE PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTOR THANKS ILLINOISANS FOR GENEROSITY, ANNOUNCES MORE THAN $200,000 IN ALZHEIMER’S RESEARCH GRANTS

 

October 19, 2006

TWO NEW ILLINOIS CASES OF E. COLI O157:H7 RELATED TO CONSUMPTION OF BAGGED SPINACH

 

October 19, 2006

7 NEW CASES OF WEST NILE IN ILLINOIS

 

October 14, 2006

CENTER FOR MINORITY HEALTH SERVICES STRESSES THE IMPORTANCE OF MAMMOGRAMS AND EARLY DETECTION OF BREAST CANCER FOR AFRICAN-AMERICAN WOMEN

 

October 13, 2006

STATE PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTOR HELPS BUSINESSES PREPARE FOR EMERGENCIES AND DISASTERS

 

October 12, 2006

3 NEW CASES OF WEST NILE IN ILLINOIS

 

October 11, 2006

ACTRESS/ACTIVIST DIAHANN CARROLL AND STATE PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTOR URGE AFRICAN-AMERICAN WOMEN TO GET SCREENED FOR BREAST CANCER

 

October 10, 2006

3 NEW CASES OF WEST NILE IN ILLINOIS

 

October 6, 2006

ILLINOIS FIRM RECALLS COOKED ROAST BEEF FOR POSSIBLE LISTERIA CONTAMINATION

 

October 6, 2006

SYPHILIS CASES ROSE FROM 2004 TO 2005 IN ILLINOIS

 

October 5, 2006

5 NEW CASES OF WEST NILE IN ILLINOIS

 

October 4, 2006

ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH WORKS WITH BUSINESSES TO FIGHT HIV/AIDS

 

October 3, 2006

FIRST LADY PATRICIA BLAGOJEVICH, SEN. PRESIDENT EMIL JONES, ILLINOIS LOTTERY, ILLINOIS DEPT. OF PUBLIC HEALTH UNVEIL 2ND TICKET FOR THE CURE – NATION’S FIRST LOTTERY TICKET TO SUPPORT THE FIGHT AGAINST BREAST CANCER

 

October 3, 2006

8 NEW CASES OF WEST NILE IN ILLINOIS

 

October 2, 2006

SECOND ILLINOIS CASE OF E. COLI O157:H7 RELATED TO CONSUMPTION OF BAGGED SPINACH

 

   

September

 

September 29, 2006

NURSING HOME VIOLATIONS FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE

 

September 29, 2006

STATE ANNOUNCES EFFORTS TO END HEALTH DISPARITIES AMONG ASIAN AMERICANS AND PACIFIC ISLANDERS

 

September 28, 2006

4 NEW CASES OF WEST NILE IN ILLINOIS

 

September 26, 2006

11 NEW CASES OF WEST NILE IN ILLINOIS

 

September 26, 2006

ILLINOIS’ E.COLI CASE LINKED TO BAGGED SPINACH

 

September 26, 2006

STATE PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTOR ADDRESSES PANDEMIC FLU PREPAREDNESS AND RESPONSE

 

September 21, 2006

WEST NILE VIRUS CLAIMS ANOTHER LIFE IN ILLINOIS

 

September 21, 2006

BLAGOJEVICH ADMINISTRATION OFFICIALS AND SIU PRESIDENT GLENN POSHARD UNVEIL NEW SPRINGFIELD COMBINED LABORATORY ADDITION

 

September 20, 2006

STATE PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTOR STRESSES IMPORTANCE OF DENTAL CARE FOR ALL DURING VISIT TO NEW DENTAL CLINIC

 

September 19, 2006

WEST NILE VIRUS CLAIMS TWO MORE LIVES

 

September 19, 2006

STATE PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTOR ENCOURAGES REGULARLY SCHEDULED CHECKUPS

 

September 18, 2006

FIRST CASE OF E. COLI O157:H7 RELATED TO CONSUMPTION OF BAGGED SPINACH IN ILLINOIS

 

September 15, 2006

STATE PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTOR ISSUES WARNING ABOUT FOOD BORNE ILLNESS LINKED TO FRESH SPINACH CONSUMPTION

 

September 14, 2006

WEST NILE VIRUS CLAIMS ANOTHER LIFE

 

September 12, 2006

WEST NILE VIRUS CLAIMS TWO MORE LIVES IN ILLINOIS

 

September 7, 2006

WEST NILE VIRUS CLAIMS THIRD PERSON IN ILLINOIS

 

September 7, 2006

BLAGOJEVICH ADMINISTRATION URGES WOMEN IN THE METRO EAST TO REGISTER FOR FREE BREAST AND CERVICAL CANCER SCREENINGS AND TREATMENT

 

September 7, 2006

STATE PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTOR URGES ILLINOISANS TO DONATE BLOOD

 

September 5, 2006

SEVENTEEN NEW HUMAN CASES OF WEST NILE VIRUS REPORTED

 

September 1, 2006

GOV. BLAGOJEVICH URGES WOMEN TO REGISTER FOR FREE BREAST AND CERVICAL CANCER SCREENINGS AND TREATMENT

 

 

 

August

 

August 31, 2006

TEN NEW HUMAN CASES OF WEST NILE VIRUS REPORTED

 

August 30, 2006

STATE PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTOR WARNS ABOUT A SCAM TARGETING RESTAURANTS

 

August 29, 2006

WEST NILE VIRUS CLAIMS SECOND PERSON IN ILLINOIS

 

August 24, 2006

TEN NEW HUMAN CASES OF WEST NILE VIRUS IN ILLINOIS BRINGING THE TOTAL TO 25

 

August 24, 2006

BLAGOJEVICH ADMINISTRATION AWARDS PENNY SEVERNS BREAST, CERVICAL AND OVARIAN CANCER GRANTS TO SIU SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

 

August 23, 2006

FIRST WEST NILE DEATH REPORTED IN ILLINOIS THIS YEAR

 

August 22, 2006

FIFTEEN HUMAN CASES OF WEST NILE VIRUS REPORTED IN ILLINOIS THIS YEAR

 

August 17, 2006

THREE MORE HUMAN CASES OF WEST NILE VIRUS REPORTED IN ILLINOIS THIS YEAR

 

August 16, 2006

GOVERNOR BLAGOJEVICH URGES PARENTS TO GET THEIR CHILDREN IMMUNIZED DURING NATIONAL IMMUNIZATION AWARENESS MONTH

 

August 16, 2006

GOVERNOR BLAGOJEVICH URGES PARENTS TO GET THEIR CHILDREN IMMUNIZED DURING NATIONAL IMMUNIZATION AWARENESS MONTH

 

August 15, 2006

THREE HUMAN CASES OF WEST NILE VIRUS REPORTED IN ILLINOIS THIS YEAR

 

August 14, 2006

NURSING HOME VIOLATIONS FOR THE MONTH OF MAY

 

August 11, 2006

FIRST HUMAN CASE OF WEST NILE VIRUS IN COOK COUNTY REPORTED

 

August 10, 2006

GALLATIN , IROQUOIS, KENDALL, MARION AND TAZEWELL COUNTIES – NEWEST COUNTIES TESTING POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

 

August 10, 2006

WORKPLACE DEATHS IN ILLINOIS DROP

 

August 8, 2006

BOONE, CHRISTIAN AND FRANKLIN COUNTIES – NEWEST COUNTIES TESTING POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

 

August 4, 2006

STATE PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTOR IS WARNING TO STAY AWAY FROM BATS

 

August 3, 2006

HANCOCK, VERMILION AND WHITESIDE COUNTIES – NEWEST COUNTIES TESTING POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

 

August 1, 2006

FIRST HUMAN CASE OF WEST NILE CONFIRMED IN ADDITION TO POSITIVE BIRD AND MOSQUITO SAMPLES FOUND IN NEW COUNTIES

 

 

 

July

 

July 29, 2006

STATE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH OFFERS SAFETY TIPS TO PREVENT INJURY DURING ACTIVITIES TO “KEEP COOL”

 

July 27, 2006

BOND COUNTY – NEWEST COUNTY TESTING POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

 

July 25, 2006

PUTNAM COUNTY – NEWEST COUNTY TESTING POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

 

July 21, 2006

BLAGOJEVICH ADMINISTRATION ANNOUNCES ALMOST $400,000 IN WOMEN’S HEALTH INITIATIVE GRANTS FOR CHICAGO


July 20, 2006

MADISON COUNTY – NEWEST COUNTY TESTING POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS


July 19, 2006

STATE PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTOR VISITS THREE LOCAL HEALTH DEPARTMENTS, MANY FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER


July 17, 2006

CHAMPAIGN, LEE, MACON, PEORIA AND SCOTT COUNTIES – NEWEST COUNTIES TESTING POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS


July 15, 2006

GOVERNOR BLAGOJEVICH ANNOUNCES $8 MILLION ENERGY GRANT PROGRAM TO BEGIN JULY 31, REMINDS ILLINOIS FAMILIES TO STAY SAFE AND HEALTHY DURING HOT TEMPERATURES


July 14, 2006

BLAGOJEVICH ADMINISTRATION ANNOUNCES ILLINOIS TO SCREEN NEWBORNS FOR CYSTIC FIBROSIS ANNOUNCEMENT PUTS ILLINOIS IN THE TOP TIER OF MARCH OF DIMES’ NEWBORN SCREENING REPORT CARD


July 13, 2006

GOVERNOR SIGNS EXECUTIVE ORDER CREATING NEW DIVISION OF PATIENT SAFETY

 

July 13, 2006

BUREAU, HENRY AND ST. CLAIR COUNTIES – NEWEST COUNTIES TESTING POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

 

July 12, 2006

STATE ANNOUNCES MORE THAN $1 MILLION IN WOMEN’S HEALTH INITIATIVE GRANTS FOR ILLINOIS


July 12, 2006

STATE PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTOR ADDRESSES PANDEMIC FLU PREPAREDNESS AND RESPONSE


July 11, 2006

WILLIAMSON COUNTY - NEWEST ILLINOIS COUNTY TESTING POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS


July 7, 2006

KEEP COOL ILLINOIS CAMPAIGN URGES RESIDENTS TO TAKE PRECAUTION AGAINST WEST NILE VIRUS THIS SUMMER


July 6, 2006

EFFINGHAM COUNTY - NEWEST ILLINOIS COUNTY TESTING POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS


 

 

June

 

June 29, 2006

WILL AND ADAMS COUNTIES - NEWEST ILLINOIS COUNTIES TESTING POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS


June 27, 2006

SANGAMON COUNTY - NEWEST ILLINOIS COUNTY TESTING POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS


June 26, 2006

ILLINOIS REPORTS DECREASE IN AIDS CASES REPORTED IN ILLINOIS IN 2005


June 22, 2006

KANKAKEE, KNOX, LIVINGSTON AND STEPHENSON COUNTIES - NEWEST ILLINOIS COUNTIES TESTING POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS


June 21, 2006

NURSING HOME VIOLATIONS FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL

 

June 20, 2006

DEKALB, FORD, MACOUPIN, MCHENRY AND LAKE COUNTIES - NEWEST ILLINOIS COUNTIES TESTING POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS


June 19, 2006

INFANT MORTALITY RATE IN ILLINOIS DECREASED IN 2004

 

June 16, 2006

STATE PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTOR ANNOUNCES GRANTS FOR PROSTATE AND TESTICULAR CANCER SCREENINGS IN HONOR OF MEN'S HEALTH WEEK

 

June 15, 2006

LASALLE - NEWEST ILLINOIS COUNTY TESTING POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

 

June 13, 2006

MCLEAN AND KANE COUNTIES - NEWEST ILLINOIS COUNTIES TESTING POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

 

June 9, 2006

NURSING HOME VIOLATIONS FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH

 

June 7, 2006

WINNEBAGO COUNTY MOSQUITOES TEST POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

 

June 6, 2006

FIRST BIRD TESTING POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS FOUND IN DEWITT COUNTY

 

June 6, 2006

JACKSON COUNTY MOSQUITOES TEST POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

 

June 1, 2006

NORTHERN COOK COUNTY MOSQUITO SAMPLE TESTS FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

 

   

May

May 25, 2006

STATE PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTOR TALKS ABOUT GREAT OPPORTUNITIES GOV. BLAGOJEVICH’S NEW NURSING PLAN OFFERS FOR MACOMB AND THE SURROUNDING AREA

 

May 24, 2006

DUPAGE COUNTY MOSQUITOES TEST POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

 

May 22, 2006

GOV. BLAGOJEVICH RECOGNIZES DR. SALIL GUPTA FOR HIS EXCELLENCE IN PEDIATRIC CARE AND CHILDHOOD INJURY PREVENTION INITIATIVES

 

May 22, 2006

GOV. BLAGOJEVICH RECOGNIZES A DOCTOR AND NURSE FOR THEIR EXCELLENCE IN PEDIATRIC CARE AND CHILDHOOD INJURY PREVENTION INITIATIVES

 

May 22, 2006

GOV. BLAGOJEVICH RECOGNIZES A SCHOOL BOARD FOR ITS EXCELLENCE IN PEDIATRIC CARE AND CHILDHOOD INJURY PREVENTION INITIATIVES

 

May 22, 2006

GOV. BLAGOJEVICH RECOGNIZES A DOCTOR HIS EXCELLENCE IN PEDIATRIC CARE AND CHILDHOOD INJURY PREVENTION INITIATIVES

 

May 19, 2006

STATE PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTOR CELEBRATES MORE THAN 75,000 MAMMOGRAMS IN ILLINOIS DURING NATIONAL WOMEN’S HEALTH WEEK

 

May 18, 2006

GOVERNOR BLAGOJEVICH HONORS ILLINOIS HEROES FOR RESPONSE IN EMERGENCY SITUATIONS

 

May 17, 2006

STATE JOINS IN NATIONAL EMPLOYEE HEALTH AND FITNESS DAY TO ENCOURAGE EMPLOYEES TO STAY ACTIVE

 

May 10, 2006

STATE PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTOR STRESSES THE IMPORTANCE OF HEALTHY LIVING FOR SENIORS DURING OLDER AMERICAN MONTH

 

May 8 , 2006

PUBLIC HEARINGS TO BE HELD ON HEALTH CARE JUSTICE ACT

 

   

April

April 25, 2006

PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTOR ADDRESSES PANDEMIC FLU PREPAREDNESS AND RESPONSE DURING MACOUPIN COUNTY VISIT

 

April 24, 2006

GOV. BLAGOJEVICH, COMPTROLLER HYNES ANNOUNCE $10 MILLION IN STATE STEM CELL RESEARCH GRANT

 

April 17, 2006

NURSING HOME VIOLATIONS FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY

 

April 14, 2006

AS MUMPS CASES IN ILLINOIS RISE, STATE PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTOR ENCOURAGES VACCINATION AND EDUCATION

 

April 10, 2006

PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTOR ADDRESSES PANDEMIC FLU PREPAREDNESS AND RESPONSE

 

April 10, 2006

IDPH PARTNERS WITH COMMUNITY AND FAITH BASED ORGANIZATIONS TO FIGHT HIV/AIDS

 

April 4, 2006

THE CERVICAL CANCER ELIMINATION TASK FORCE ISSUES ITS FIRST ANNUAL REPORT

 

   

March

March 29, 2006

GOVERNOR’S PATH AWARD PRESENTED TO SARAH BUSH LINCOLN HEALTH CENTER FOR EDUCATING WOMEN ABOUT HEART HEALTHY HABITS

 

March 26, 2006

IDPH LAUNCHES BASUAH SUNDAY TO HELP FIGHT HIV/AIDS

 

March 24, 2006

STATE PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTOR WARNS OF SLIGHT INCREASE OF TUBERCULOSIS CASES IN ILLINOIS

 

March 16, 2006

PUBLIC HEARINGS TO BE HELD ON HEALTH CARE JUSTICE ACT

 

March 15, 2006

COMMUNITIES GET TOP HONORS FOR MAINTAINING FLUORIDE LEVELS

 

March 10, 2006

TWO CONFIRMED CASES OF LEGIONNAIRES' DISEASE STEM FROM STAY AT LOGAN COUNTY MOTEL

 

March 10, 2006

NURSING HOME VIOLATIONS FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY

 

March 8, 2006

DIRECTOR TALKS WITH NURSING STUDENTS AND EDUCATORS ABOUT STOPPING A POTENTIAL NURSING SHORTAGE

 

March 8, 2006

IDPH ANNOUNCES NEW MANUFACTURED HOUSING HOTLINE

 

   

February

February 22, 2006

STATE PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTOR ADDRESS HEALTH CARE AND THE CHANGING POPULATION

 

February 16, 2006

STATE PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTOR CALLS ON COLLEGE STUDENTS TO JOIN THE FIGHT AGAINST HIV/AIDS

 

February 15, 2006

GOVERNOR BLAGOJEVICH'S FY 2007 BUDGET SUPPORTS PUBLIC HEALTH'S KEY PROGRAMS AND SERVICES

 

February 13, 2006

ILLINOIS EMERGENCY MEDICAL SYSTEMS AWARDED GRANTS

 

February 10, 2006

EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS AND RESPONSE TRAINING EXERCISE IN STEPHENSON COUNTY

 

February 2, 2006

2006 SPORTS FISH CONSUMPTION ADVISORY ANNOUNCED

 

February 2, 2006

STATE PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTOR CALLS UNIVERSITIES AND STUDENTS TO ACTION IN FIGHT AGAINST HIV/AIDS

 

   

January

January 30, 2006

NURSING HOME VIOLATIONS FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER

 

January 25, 2006

STATE PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTOR AND EVANSTON COMMUNITY OFFER FREE SCREENINGS

 

January 23, 2006 HELP FIND A CURE ON THE ILLINOIS INCOME TAX RETURN
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