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December

December 17, 2013 VIOLENCE PREVENTION TASK FORCE MEETS
December 9, 2013 A SHOT IN THE ARM - THE GIFT OF HEALTH FOR THE HOLIDAYS
December 5, 2013 SHOW US HOW YOU ARE MAKING YOUR COMMUNITY HEALTHIER
December 4, 2013 FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND U.S. HEALTH SAFETY PREPAREDNESS INDEX
December 1, 2013 COMMEMORATING WORLD AIDS DAY

November

November 26, 2013 THANKSGIVING IS FAMILY HEALTH HISTORY DAY
November 25, 2013 TIME TO TAKE OUT THE TURKEY
November 21, 2013 IMPROVING HEALTH CARE IN RURAL COMMUNITIES
November 20, 2013 DO IT FOR ONE DAY – IT COULD BECOME A HABIT
November 15, 2013 DAY CARE CENTERS AND SCHOOLS COULD FACE FINES IF INDOOR PEST FORMS ARE NOT FILED
November 12, 2013 STATE HEALTH DEPARTMENT RELEASES ROADMAP FOR THE FUTURE OF PUBLIC HEALTH IN ILLINOIS
November 8, 2013 HEALTH DATA CONSORTIUM PARTNERS WITH STATE OF ILLINOIS TO CONVENE FORUM ON 'PUTTING HEALTH DATA TO WORK'
November 4, 2013 DIABETES IN ILLINOIS PROJECTED TO INCREASE 25 PERCENT IN NEXT 6 YEARS

October

October 28, 2013 STROKE - THE LEADING CAUSE OF DISABILITY IN ILLINOIS AND THE U.S.
October 16, 2013 THE TIME IS NOW - 22nd ANNUAL ILLINOIS HIV/STD CONFERENCE
October 11, 2013 STATE HEALTH DEPARTMENT PROGRAM RECEIVES NATIONAL RECOGNITION
October 9, 2013 BATTLING OBESITY AND CHRONIC DISEASE - STATE HEALTH DIRECTOR WALKS TO SCHOOL

September

September 28, 2013 EXPOSURE TO BATS AND THE RISK OF RABIES
September 16, 2013 FIRST WEST NILE VIRUS RELATED DEATH REPORTED IN COOK COUNTY
September 13, 2013 FIRST WEST NILE VIRUS RELATED DEATH REPORTED IN ILLINOIS
September 11, 2013 IDPH URGES PUBLIC TO "BE INFORMED, GET READY" FOR EMERGENCY DURING NATIONAL PREPAREDNESS MONTH
September 10, 2013 IDPH URGES AWARENESS, EDUCATION DURING NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION WEEK

August

August 26, 2013 CENTRAL ILLINOIS REPORTS ITS FIRST HUMAN WEST NILE VIRUS POSITIVE CASE FOR 2013
August 21, 2013 FIRST HUMAN WEST NILE VIRUS POSITIVE CASE IN ILLINOIS FOR 2013
August 1, 2013 STATE HEALTH DEPARTMENT CONFIRMS H3N2v INFLUENZA CASE

July

July 31, 2013 NEW SCHOOL IMMUNIZATION REQUIREMENT REMINDER FOR NATIONAL IMMUNIZATION AWARENESS MONTH
July 18, 2013 GOVERNOR QUINN SIGNS LEGISLATION TO BOOST DIABETES AWARENESS, RESEARCH AND REPORTING IN ILLINOIS
July 17, 2013 HIGH TEMPERATURE HEALTH WARNING
July 10, 2013 FIRST WEST NILE VIRUS POSITIVE BIRD IN ILLINOIS FOR 2013 REPORTED
July 3, 2013 STATE HEALTH DEPARTMENT INVESTIGATIN LISTERIA OUTBREAK LINKED TO CHEESE
July 2, 2013 STATE HEALTH DEPARTMENT INTENDS TO REVOKE SACRED HEART HOSPITAL LICENSE AFTER ABRUPT CLOSURE
July 2, 2013 RECALLED POMEGRANATE SEEDS DISTRIBUTED IN ILLINOIS
July 1, 2013 FOURTH OF JULY AND SUMMER SAFETY HEALTH TIPS

June

June 27, 2013 "STEP UP, GET TESTED" ON NATIONAL HIV TESTING DAY
June 26, 2013 FIRST WEST NILE VIRUS POSITIVE MOSQUITOES IN SOUTHERN ILLINOIS FOR 2013 REPORTED
June 20, 2013 AVOID POSSIBLE EXPOSURE TO RABIES BY AVOIDING BATS AND WILD ANIMALS
June 6, 2013 ILLINOIS STATE CANCER REGISTRY RECEIVES HIGHEST AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN CANCER DATA COLLECTION
June 3, 2013 FIRST WEST NILE VIRUS POSITIVE MOSQUITOES IN ILLINOIS FOR 2013 REPORTED

May

May 31, 2013 STATE PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT INVESTIGATING TWO ADDITIONAL STEROID INJECTION COMPLICATIONS CASES ASSOCIATED WITH TENNESSEE COMPOUNDING PHARMACY
May 24, 2013 STATE PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT INVESTIGATING STEROID INJECTION COMPLICATIONS ASSOCIATED WITH TENNESSEE COMPOUNDING PHARMACY - INVESTIGATION ONGOING
May 24, 2013 STATE PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT HONORS ROCKFORD SCHOOLS NURSE WITH LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN PEDIATRIC CARE
May 22, 2013 GOVERNOR QUINN RECOGNIZES TWO OF ILLINOIS' HEROIC FIRST RESPONDERS
May 21, 2013 STATE PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT RECOGNIZES DR. TERESA RIECH FOR EXCELLENCE IN PEDIATRIC CARE
May 20, 2013 SWIMMING SEASON – HOW TO AVOID WATER ILLNESSES
May 14, 2013 STATE HEALTH DEPARTMENT ENCOURAGES HEALTHY LIFESTYLES DURING HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE EDUCATION MONTH
May 10, 2013 AVOIDING TICKBORNE DISEASE
May 8, 2013 STATE PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT RECOGNIZES PATRICIA O'CONNOR FOR EXCELLENCE IN PEDIATRIC CARE

April

April 26, 2013 AFTER THE FLOOD - STAYING SAFE AND HEALTHY
April 17, 2013 MOST PERTUSSIS CASES IN ILLINOIS SINCE 1950
April 16, 2013 STATE HEALTH DEPARTMENT MONITORING CARE AT SACRED HEART HOSPITAL IN CHICAGO
April 16, 2013 IDPH ENCOURAGES TESTING DURING STD AWARENESS MONTH
April 15, 2013 STATE HEALTH DEPARTMENT OBSERVES NATIONAL MINORITY HEALTH MONTH
April 8, 2013 IDPH AWARDS WEST NILE VIRUS PREVENTION GRANTS
April 1, 2013 NATIONAL PUBLIC HEALTH WEEK - APRIL 1-7, 2013

March

March 27, 2013 IDPH TACKLES ELIMINATING HEALTH DISPARITIES AMONG RACIAL AND ETHNIC MONORITIES AT CONFERENCE
March 26, 2013 STATE HEALTH DEPARTMENT ENCOURAGES TESTING ON DIABETES ALERT DAY
March 21, 2013 RECORD LOW TUBERCULOSIS CASES IN ILLINOIS - BUT STATE REMAINS AMONG THE HIGHEST IN THE NATION
March 19, 2013 MORE THAN 440 ILLINOIS COMMUNITIES RECEIVE TOP HONORS FOR MAINTAINING FLUORIDE LEVELS
March 16, 2013 2013 SPORT FISH CONSUMPTION ADVISORY
March 15, 2013 STATE ENSURES SAFE RELOCATION OF LONG-TERM CARE RESIDENTS
March 15, 2013 ORGAN TRANSPLANT RECIPIENT RECEIVING ANTI-RABIES SHOTS AFTER CDC CONFIRMS RABIES DEATH IN DONOR
March 14, 2013 NEW UNIFORM DO-NOT-RESUSCITATE ADVANCE DIRECTIVE FORM AVAILABLE
March 14, 2013 STATE ENSURING SAFETY OF RESIDENTS AS LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY SUDDENLY SHUTS ITS DOORS
March 7, 2013 STATE HEALTH DEPARTMENT URGES GREATER HIV/AIDS EDUCATION, AWARENESS FOR WOMEN & GIRLS

February

February 27, 2013 NOROVIRUS OUTBREAKS – STAY HEALTHY, WASH YOUR HANDS
February 13, 2013 IDPH TEAMS WITH WEBMD TO ENHANCE PUBLIC HEALTH ALERT SYSTEM
February 7, 2013 STATE HEALTH DEPARTMENT ENCOURAGES TESTING, EDUCATION ON NATIONAL BLACK HIV/AIDS AWARENESS DAY

January

January 31, 2013 CELEBRATE AMERICAN HEART MONTH AND NATIONAL WEAR RED DAYŽ AND WEAR RED TOMORROW
January 24, 2013 IMMUNIZATION REQUIREMENT FOR ALL 6TH-12TH GRADE STUDENTS
January 18, 2013 IDPH ENCOURAGES SCREENINGS, VACCINATION DURING CERVICAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH
January 11, 2013 STATE HEALTH DIRECTOR WARNS OF A SEVERE FLU SEASON
January 9, 2013 HIGH LEVELS OF FLU IN ILLINOIS
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