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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FOOD ORDINANCE PUBLIC MEETING

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FOOD ORDINANCE PUBLIC MEETING

Tazewell County Health Department(TCHD) has been making proposed updates to the County Food Service Sanitation Ordinance. All food facilities must comply with the Tazewell County Food Service Sanitation Ordinance. The 2013 FDA Food Code requires some of the updates. Other updates require all food facilities to maintain standard operating procedures, variance and HACCP requirements.

TCHD has scheduled a public meeting to receive comments on the proposed changes on May 21, 2018 at 5:30pm in the Community Room at 101 S. Capitol, Pekin, IL. The public meeting is the opportunity for food establishment owners, managers, and employees to express any comments, questions or concerns.

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YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID

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Youth Mental Health First Aid

June 21, 2018

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Last Updated on Thursday, 17 May 2018 09:21

Avoiding Tick- And Mosquito-borne Illnesses

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Avoiding Tick- And Mosquito-borne Illnesses SPRINGFIELD – As the weather warms up, we’re starting to see ticks and mosquitoes.  The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is reminding people about simple precautions they can take to avoid bites.  “Ticks can carry diseases like Lyme disease, spotted fever, and ehrlichiosis, while mosquitoes can carry West Nile virus,” said Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Director Nirav D. Shah, M.D., J.D. ...
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Expanded Investigation Into Multi-State E. coli Infections Linked to Romaine Lettuce

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Expanded Investigation Into Multi-State E. coli Infections Linked to Romaine Lettuce

April 20, 2018
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Food and Drug Administration, and other state and local health departments, is expanding its investigation of a multi-state cluster of E. coli infections to include not only chopped romaine lettuce, but full heads and hearts of romaine lettuce. 

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Multi-State E. coli Infections Linked to Chopped Romaine Lettuce

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Multi-State E. coli Infections Linked to Chopped Romaine Lettuce

April 13, 2018
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Food and Drug Administration, and other state and local health departments, is investigating a multi-state cluster of E. coli infections linked to chopped romaine lettuce.

Information collected to date indicates that chopped romaine lettuce from the Yuma, Arizona growing region could be...
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