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2014


July 31 News Release IDPH'S BASUAH SUMMER ENRICHMENT PROGRAM HOSTS 2014 RED RIBBON REMIX
July 31 News Release ILLINOIS' TOP DOC ISSUES FIVE HEALTH TIPS FOR THE STATE FAIR AND OTHER FESTIVALS
July 30 News Release NATIONAL IMMUNIZATION AWARENESS MONTH - VACCINES ARE NOT JUST FOR KIDS
July 25 News Release 2014 FISH ADVISORY
July 21 News Release IL VPTF TO MEET TO DISCUSS STRATEGIES TO CURB YOUTH VIOLENCE
July 2 News Release FOURTH OF JULY AND SUMMER SAFETY HEALTH TIPS
June 19 New Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) Detect and Protect Campaign
June 16 News Release THE ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH ADDS A TEST TO NEWBORN SCREENING
June 13 New Brain Injury Expert Panel Report to the Illinois General Assembly - PDF
June 11 New Office of Women’s Health and Family Services - Two-year Strategy, 2014 - 2015
June 11 News Release STATE HEALTH DEPARTMENT PARTNERS WITH "REAL MEN COOK" TO PROVIDE FREE HEALTH SCREENINGS AT 25TH ANNUAL FATHER'S DAY EVENT
June 4 News Release FIRST WEST NILE VIRUS POSITIVE IN ILLINOIS FOR 2014 REPORTED
June 3 News Release MYPOCKETNURSE WINS GRAND PRIZE AT CHICAGO HEALTH 2.0 SPRING CONFERENCE AND MAKE-A-THON
May 28 News Release IDPH RECOGNIZES ELIZABETH "SUE" EMOND FOR EXCELLENCE IN PEDIATRIC CARE
May 28 News Release IDPH DIRECTOR STATEMENT ON IL RESIDENT NOT INFECTED WITH MERS-COV
May 27 News Release IDPH RECOGNIZES HARRIET HAWKINS FOR EXCELLENCE IN PEDIATRIC CARE
May 27 News Release IDPH RECOGNIZES THELMA KUSKA FOR EXCELLENCE IN PEDIATRIC CARE
May 22 News Release HEALTHY AND SAFE SWIMMING: WE'RE IN IT TOGETHER
May 19 News Release STATE PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTOR ANNOUNCES 2014 EMS HERO AWARDS
May 19 News Release ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH REPORTS NEGATIVE RESULTS FOR MERS-CoV
May 17 News Release ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH REACTIVATES HOTLINE FOR MERS-CoV QUESTIONS
May 16 News Release HEPATITIS: RAISING AWARENESS OF A SILENT EPIDEMIC
May 14 News Release WEST NILE VIRUS SEASON BEGINS
May 13 News Release IDPH DIRECTOR REASSURES ILLINOISANS OF VIGILANCE FOR MERS-COV
May 12 News Release MAY IS ASTHMA AWARENESS MONTH
May 12 News Release IDPH RECOGNIZES DR. DEBORAH GULSON FOR EXCELLENCE IN PEDIATRIC CARE
May 5 News Release FIRST MERS PATIENT IN U.S. HISTORY RECOVERING WELL IN INDIANA HOSPITAL
May 5 Updated Vital Records website (Now "Birth, Death and Other Records)
May 2 New Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV)
May 2 News Release PUBLIC HEALTH OFFICIALS REASSURE ILLINOISANS AFTER FIRST CASE OF A SERIOUS VIRUS IS IDENTIFIED IN THE U.S.
April 26 News Release NEW VACCINATION REQUIREMENTS FOR SCHOOL
April 24 New Quarterly Reports of Nursing Home Violators - 1st Quarter, 2014
April 24 News Release CASES OF CHLAMYDIA, GONORRHEA AND HIV ON THE RISE NATIONALLY
April 23 News Release STATEWIDE CONFERENCE ADDRESSES SUICIDE PREVENTION AMONG YOUTH AND YOUNG ADULTS
April 18 News Release PROPOSED RULES FOR COMPASSIONATE USE OF MEDICAL CANNABIS PILOT PROGRAM ACT FILED
April 10 News Release STATE HEALTH DEPARTMENT CELEBRATES NATIONAL MINORITY HEALTH MONTH
April 8 News Release ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH RECOGNIZES NATIONAL YOUTH VIOLENCE PREVENTION WEEK
April 4 News Release HOW PUBLIC HEALTH IMPACTS YOU
April 1 News Release STATE'S TOP DOC ANNOUNCES ILLINOIS PUBLIC HEALTH DATAPALOOZA CHALLENGE WINNERS
March 31 New Provisional Tabulations of Births by County of Residence - 2010 - 2012
March 31 New Provisional Tabulations of Deaths by County of Residence - 2011 - 2012
March 27 News Release IDPH DIRECTOR ISSUES CONSUMER WARNING    (En Espanol)
March 25 News Release MINORITY HEALTH AND HEALTH CARE REFORM ELIMINATING DISPARITIES
March 17 News Release MORE THAN 400 ILLINOIS COMMUNITIES RECEIVE TOP HONORS FOR MAINTAINING FLUORIDE LEVELS
March 4 News Release MISUSE OF ANTIBIOTICS INCREASES DEADLY SUPERBUGS
February 21 News Release ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH PROMOTES ORAL HEALTH DURING NATIONAL CHILDREN'S DENTAL HEALTH MONTH
February 21 New Quarterly Reports of Nursing Home Violators - 4th Quarter, 2013
February 11 New CLIA (Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments) website
February 6 News Release IDPH ENCOURAGES EDUCATION, TESTING, INVOLVEMENT AND TREATMENT ON NATIONAL BLACK HIV/AIDS AWARENESS DAY
February 4 News Release ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH WARNS OF BUFFALO FISH CAUSING ILLNESS
February 3 News Release DO YOU KNOW THE WARNING SIGNS OF A HEART ATTACK?
January 27 New Alzheimer's Disease Illinois State Plan 2014-2017 - PDF
January 24 News Release HEALTH CARE WORKFORCE REPORT RELEASED
January 10 News Release GOVERNOR'S COUNCIL ON HEALTH AND PHYSICAL FITNESS HELPS ILLINOIANS START A HEALTHY NEW YEAR
January 10 New Quarterly Reports of Nursing Home Violators - 3nd Quarter, 2013
January 8 News Release FLU ACTIVITY INCREASING IN ILLINOIS - WIDESPREAD
January 7 New Farmers Market Food Safety Guide - PDF
January 3 News Release STATE HEALTH DEPARTMENT WARNS RESIDENTS ABOUT HYPOTHERMIA AND FROSTBITE RISK AS COLD GRIPS THE STATE
January 2 News Release ILLINOIS COMBATS ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE

2013


Dec. 31 New Dense Breasts Fact Sheet (PDF)
Dec. 17 News Release VIOLENCE PREVENTION TASK FORCE MEETS
Dec. 10 New Guidelines for Healthy and Energized Meetings (PDF)
Dec. 9 News Release A SHOT IN THE ARM - THE GIFT OF HEALTH FOR THE HOLIDAYS
Dec. 5 News Release SHOW US HOW YOU ARE MAKING YOUR COMMUNITY HEALTHIER
Dec. 4 News Release FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND U.S. HEALTH SAFETY PREPAREDNESS INDEX
Dec. 1 News Release COMMEMORATING WORLD AIDS DAY
Nov. 27 New Illinois General Standards Manual for Structural Pest Control (PDF)
Nov. 26 News Release THANKSGIVING IS FAMILY HEALTH HISTORY DAY
Nov. 25 News Release TIME TO TAKE OUT THE TURKEY
Nov. 21 News Release IMPROVING HEALTH CARE IN RURAL COMMUNITIES
Nov. 20 News Release DO IT FOR ONE DAY – IT COULD BECOME A HABIT
Nov. 15 News Release DAY CARE CENTERS AND SCHOOLS COULD FACE FINES IF INDOOR PEST FORMS ARE NOT FILED
Nov. 12 News Release STATE HEALTH DEPARTMENT RELEASES ROADMAP FOR THE FUTURE OF PUBLIC HEALTH IN ILLINOIS
Nov. 12 New Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses in Illinois, 2011 (PDF)
Nov. 12 New Cancer in Illinois 2013 (PDF)
Nov. 8 News Release HEALTH DATA CONSORTIUM PARTNERS WITH STATE OF ILLINOIS TO CONVENE FORUM ON 'PUTTING HEALTH DATA TO WORK'
Nov. 5 New 2012 Illinois Abortion Statistics
Nov. 4 News Release DIABETES IN ILLINOIS PROJECTED TO INCREASE 25 PERCENT IN NEXT 6 YEARS
Oct. 28 News Release STROKE - THE LEADING CAUSE OF DISABILITY IN ILLINOIS AND THE U.S.
Oct. 23 New Quarterly Reports of Nursing Home Violators - 2nd Quarter, 2013
Oct. 16 News Release THE TIME IS NOW - 22nd ANNUAL ILLINOIS HIV/STD CONFERENCE
Oct. 11 News Release STATE HEALTH DEPARTMENT PROGRAM RECEIVES NATIONAL RECOGNITION
Oct. 9 News Release BATTLING OBESITY AND CHRONIC DISEASE - STATE HEALTH DIRECTOR WALKS TO SCHOOL
Sept. 30 New Healthy Hearts Project
Sept. 28 News Release EXPOSURE TO BATS AND THE RISK OF RABIES
Sept. 16 News Release FIRST WEST NILE VIRUS RELATED DEATH REPORTED IN COOK COUNTY
Sept. 13 News Release FIRST WEST NILE VIRUS RELATED DEATH REPORTED IN ILLINOIS
Sept. 11 News Release IDPH URGES PUBLIC TO "BE INFORMED, GET READY" FOR EMERGENCY DURING NATIONAL PREPAREDNESS MONTH
Sept. 10 News Release IDPH URGES AWARENESS, EDUCATION DURING NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION WEEK
August 27 New Medical Cannabis
August 26 News Release CENTRAL ILLINOIS REPORTS ITS FIRST HUMAN WEST NILE VIRUS POSITIVE CASE FOR 2013
August 21 News Release FIRST HUMAN WEST NILE VIRUS POSITIVE CASE IN ILLINOIS FOR 2013
August 1 News Release STATE HEALTH DEPARTMENT CONFIRMS H3N2v INFLUENZA CASE
July 31 News Release NEW SCHOOL IMMUNIZATION REQUIREMENT REMINDER FOR NATIONAL IMMUNIZATION AWARENESS MONTH
July 18 News Release GOVERNOR QUINN SIGNS LEGISLATION TO BOOST DIABETES AWARENESS, RESEARCH AND REPORTING IN ILLINOIS
July 10 News Release FIRST WEST NILE VIRUS POSITIVE BIRD IN ILLINOIS FOR 2013 REPORTED
July 3 News Release STATE HEALTH DEPARTMENT INVESTIGATIN LISTERIA OUTBREAK LINKED TO CHEESE
July 2 News Release STATE HEALTH DEPARTMENT INTENDS TO REVOKE SACRED HEART HOSPITAL LICENSE AFTER ABRUPT CLOSURE
July 2 News Release RECALLED POMEGRANATE SEEDS DISTRIBUTED IN ILLINOIS
July 1 News Release FOURTH OF JULY AND SUMMER SAFETY HEALTH TIPS
June 27 News Release "STEP UP, GET TESTED" ON NATIONAL HIV TESTING DAY
June 26 News Release FIRST WEST NILE VIRUS POSITIVE MOSQUITOES IN SOUTHERN ILLINOIS FOR 2013 REPORTED
June 20 News Release AVOID POSSIBLE EXPOSURE TO RABIES BY AVOIDING BATS AND WILD ANIMALS
June 6 News Release ILLINOIS STATE CANCER REGISTRY RECEIVES HIGHEST AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN CANCER DATA COLLECTION
June 3 News Release FIRST WEST NILE VIRUS POSITIVE MOSQUITOES IN ILLINOIS FOR 2013 REPORTED
May 31 News Release STATE PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT INVESTIGATING TWO ADDITIONAL STEROID INJECTION COMPLICATIONS CASES ASSOCIATED WITH TENNESSEE COMPOUNDING PHARMACY
May 24 News Release STATE PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT INVESTIGATING STEROID INJECTION COMPLICATIONS ASSOCIATED WITH TENNESSEE COMPOUNDING PHARMACY - INVESTIGATION ONGOING
May 24 News Release STATE PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT HONORS ROCKFORD SCHOOLS NURSE WITH LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN PEDIATRIC CARE
May 22 News Release GOVERNOR RECOGNIZES TWO HEROIC FIRST RESPONDERS
May 21 News Release STATE PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT RECOGNIZES DR. TERESA RIECH FOR EXCELLENCE IN PEDIATRIC CARE
May 20 News Release SWIMMING SEASON – HOW TO AVOID WATER ILLNESSES
May 20 New Food Safety Fact Sheet - Wild Game Meat
May 14 News Release STATE HEALTH DEPARTMENT ENCOURAGES HEALTHY LIFESTYLES DURING HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE EDUCATION MONTH
May 10 News Release AVOIDING TICKBORNE DISEASE
May 8 News Release STATE PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT RECOGNIZES PATRICIA O'CONNOR FOR EXCELLENCE IN PEDIATRIC CARE
May 7 New Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis (PAM) and Naegleria fowleri
April 26 News Release AFTER THE FLOOD - STAYING SAFE AND HEALTHY
April 24 New IDPH Five-Year Strategic Plan 2013-2017
April 17 News Release MOST PERTUSSIS CASES IN ILLINOIS SINCE 1950
April 16 News Release STATE HEALTH DEPARTMENT MONITORING CARE AT SACRED HEART HOSPITAL IN CHICAGO
April 16 News Release IDPH ENCOURAGES TESTING DURING STD AWARENESS MONTH
April 15 News Release STATE HEALTH DEPARTMENT OBSERVES NATIONAL MINORITY HEALTH MONTH
April 8 News Release IDPH AWARDS WEST NILE VIRUS PREVENTION GRANTS
April 1 News Release NATIONAL PUBLIC HEALTH WEEK - APRIL 1-7, 2013
March 27 News Release IDPH TACKLES ELIMINATING HEALTH DISPARITIES AMONG RACIAL AND ETHNIC MONORITIES AT CONFERENCE
March 26 News Release STATE HEALTH DEPARTMENT ENCOURAGES TESTING ON DIABETES ALERT DAY
March 21 News Release RECORD LOW TUBERCULOSIS CASES IN ILLINOIS - BUT STATE REMAINS AMONG THE HIGHEST IN THE NATION
March 19 News Release MORE THAN 440 ILLINOIS COMMUNITIES RECEIVE TOP HONORS FOR MAINTAINING FLUORIDE LEVELS
March 16 News Release 2013 SPORT FISH CONSUMPTION ADVISORY
March 15 News Release STATE ENSURES SAFE RELOCATION OF LONG-TERM CARE RESIDENTS
March 15 News Release ORGAN TRANSPLANT RECIPIENT RECEIVING ANTI-RABIES SHOTS AFTER CDC CONFIRMS RABIES DEATH IN DONOR
March 14 News Release NEW UNIFORM DO-NOT-RESUSCITATE ADVANCE DIRECTIVE FORM AVAILABLE
March 14 News Release STATE ENSURING SAFETY OF RESIDENTS AS LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY SUDDENLY SHUTS ITS DOORS
March 7 News Release STATE HEALTH DEPARTMENT URGES GREATER HIV/AIDS EDUCATION, AWARENESS FOR WOMEN & GIRLS
March 5 New Babesiosis Fact Sheet
March 1 Minutes JANUARY 14, 2013. ILLINOIS SUICIDE PREVENTION ALLIANCE STATE AGENCY WORKGROUP MEETING MINUTES
March 1 Minutes DECEMBER 13, 2012. ILLINOIS SUICIDE PREVENTION ALLIANCE COMMUNITY AWARENESS WORKGROUP MEETING MINUTES
March 1 Minutes NOVEMBER 27, 2012. ILLINOIS SUICIDE PREVENTION ALLIANCE FULL ALLIANCE MEETING MINUTES
March 1 Minutes OCTOBER 12, 2012. ILLINOIS SUICIDE PREVENTION EDUCATION AND TRAINING WORKGROUP MEETING MINUTES
March 1 Minutes OCTOBER 9, 2012. ILLINOIS SUICIDE PREVENTION ALLIANCE DATA WORKGROUP MEETING MINUTES
February 27 News Release NOROVIRUS OUTBREAKS – STAY HEALTHY, WASH YOUR HANDS
February 13 News Release IDPH TEAMS WITH WEBMD TO ENHANCE PUBLIC HEALTH ALERT SYSTEM
February 7 News Release STATE HEALTH DEPARTMENT ENCOURAGES TESTING, EDUCATION ON NATIONAL BLACK HIV/AIDS AWARENESS DAY
January 31 News Release CELEBRATE AMERICAN HEART MONTH AND NATIONAL WEAR RED DAY® AND WEAR RED TOMORROW
January 29 New Quarterly Reports of Nursing Home Violators - 4th Quarter, 2012
January 24 News Release IMMUNIZATION REQUIREMENT FOR ALL 6TH-12TH GRADE STUDENTS
January 18 News Release IDPH ENCOURAGES SCREENINGS, VACCINATION DURING CERVICAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH
January 11 News Release IDPH DIRECTOR WARNS OF A SEVERE FLU SEASON
January 9 News Release HIGH LEVELS OF FLU IN ILLINOIS

2012


December 31 News Release JANUARY 1, 2013 - CHANGES TO PUBLIC HEALTH REGULATION
December 28 News Release THANKS FROM THE BOTTOM OF OUR LUNGS
December 20 News Release NEW FEATURE ADDED TO TEXT2SURVIVE MOBILE SERVICE
December 17 Minutes OCTOBER 11, 2012. ILLINOIS SUICIDE PREVENTION ALLIANCE COMMUNITY AWARENESS WORKGROUP MEETING MINUTES
December 17 Minutes AUGUST 27, 2012. ILLINOIS SUICIDE PREVENTION ALLIANCE MEETING MINUTES
December 14 Reminder IDPH RELEASES NEW DATA ON INFECTIONS IN IL HOSPITALS
December 11 Reminder HOLIDAY PARTY HINTS FOR AVOIDING FOOD POISONING
December 7 Reminder Food Safety During the Holidays
December 5 New 14TH ANNUAL ILLINOIS WOMEN'S HEALTH CONFERENCE
December 1 New HOW TO AVOID THE FLU



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