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 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Mon., Tues., Thurs. and Fri., and 1-4 pm on Weds. 2nd and 4th Mondays 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

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Winter Weather Preparedness Month

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Emergency Management Officials, National Weather Service Encourage Winter PreparednessNovember is Winter Weather Preparedness Month in Illinois

SPRINGFIELD – Chilly temperatures experienced across the state recently are a reminder that the cold, snow and ice of Illinois winters aren’t far behind. To help people prepare for potentially dangerous winter weather, the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA), the National Weather Service (NWS) and local emergency management agencies will highlight winter weather preparedness throughout November.

“According to the National Weather Service, there hasn’t been a winter in Illinois without at least one winter storm in the past century,” said IEMA Director James K. Joseph. “During...
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Zombie Preparedness Month

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Prepare for All Types of Disasters, Including

Zombie Apocalypse

Illinois Resolution Designated October ‘Zombie Preparedness Month’

SPRINGFIELD – With Halloween just around the corner, people throughout Illinois are pulling together costumes for their kids or themselves, buying candy for trick-or-treaters and preparing for a zombie apocalypse. Wait….a zombie apocalypse?

October was designated “Zombie Preparedness Month” by a resolution approved earlier this year by the...
Last Updated on Friday, 27 October 2017 08:41 Read more...

Concussion Discussion

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Concussion Discussion Lunch & Learn

The Concussion Discussion Lunch & Learn will take place at the Jump Trading Simulation & Education Center, 1306 N Berkeley Avenue, Peoria, IL on Friday, November 17, 2017 from 11:30am – 1:00pm.  Lunch will be served 11am – 11:30am.

According to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, there were 2.5 million emergency department visits related to traumatic brain injury/concussion.   Jacinda Cornick, PA-C at OSF...
Last Updated on Friday, 27 October 2017 08:38 Read more...

TAZEWELL COUNTY SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT PLAN

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TAZEWELL COUNTY SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT PLAN

 

Over the last few decades, the amount of municipal solid waste (garbage) sent to landfills has changed significantly. Solid waste generation per person per day peaked in 2000. In 2014, each person created 4.4 pounds of garbage per day, which is one of the lowest rates since before 1990.

 

Tazewell County created a 20-year solid waste plan in 1991 to comply with federal and state laws and regulations.  Every five years, this...
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NEW CAR SEAT CHECK LOCATION

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NEW CAR SEAT CHECK LOCATION

May – Dec 2017

 

According to Safe Kids Worldwide, road injuries are the leading cause of unintentional deaths to children in the United States. Correctly used child safety seats can reduce the risk of death by as much as 71 percent.

 

Make sure that your child is in a properly installed car seat!  Attend the Tazewell County Health Department’s monthly car seat check.  It will be held at the North Pekin Fire Department, 236 South Main...
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