Tazewell County Health Dept.

During regular business hours (M-F 8a.m.-4:30p.m.), contact the health department at its regular number 309-925-5511. AFTER HOURS: If you are a physician, lab or other healthcare professional reporting a communicable disease, cluster of illnesses or other public health emergency, please call 309-303-1375. In case of fire in a food establishment, please call 309-303-1381.

Clinic hours are 8-11 a.m. and 1-4 p.m. on Mon., Tues., Thurs. and Fri., and 1-4 pm on Weds.
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Illinois Department of Public Health Reports Six Cases Of Viral Illness Linked To Ratteries

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Illinois Department of Public Health Reports Six Cases Of Viral Illness Linked To Ratteries

 

General public at low risk of infection

 

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is reporting six cases of Seoul virus in individuals who had direct exposure to rats in two different Illinois ratteries.  Ratteries are facilities where rats are bred.  A rattery in Wisconsin purchased rats from the two Illinois ratteries and two Wisconsin residents have also tested positive for Seoul virus.  Results of laboratory testing of rats at these facilities are pending. 

IDPH is working closely with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and...
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Tazewell Public Health Foundation Grant

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Tazewell Public Health Foundation is a tax-deductible organization that was founded to benefit the public health of Tazewell County residents. Board members have held fundraising events to raise awareness of the Foundation and public health programming.

 

Tazewell Public Health Foundation will provide grant funding to a requesting agency to serve Tazewell County residents and address one of the Tazewell County 4 Health Priorities:Behavioral Health – bullying, social/emotional...
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JANUARY IS CERVICAL CANCER MONTH

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JANUARY IS CERVICAL CANCER MONTH

Every year, cervical cancer affects over 12,000 women in the United States and more than 4,000 women will die.  Cervical cancer is one of the most curable type of cancer when detected early with screening.

Tazewell County Health Department offers pelvic exams and Pap tests to eligible women through the IDPH Illinois Breast and Cervical Cancer Program.  Since the program was launched in Illinois in 1995, nearly 154,000 women have been screened for...
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TAZEWELL COUNTY TEEN CONFERENCE

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TAZEWELL COUNTY TEEN CONFERENCE

 

Participants at the Tazewell Teens Unlimited Teen Conference will be high school and junior high school students chosen to impact in the future.  Each student will take part in workshops relating to youth-issues.  Approximately 500 students from 6 high schools and 14 junior highs will attend the 28th annual Tazewell County Teen Conference at Illinois Central College on January 10, 2017.  The high school and junior high sessions will run...
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IEMA Encourages People to ‘Resolve to be Prepared’

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IEMA Encourages People to ‘Resolve to be Prepared’Will Highlight Preparedness, Safety Topics Each Month in 2017

SPRINGFIELD – Each year, people around the world welcome the start of a new year by making personal resolutions. The Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) and local emergency management agencies throughout Illinois are encouraging people to ‘Resolve to be Ready’ for emergencies in 2017. The agencies will offer year-long support to help people attain the goal of better...
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