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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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 Illinois House of Representatives. The resolution, sponsored by state Rep. Chris Welch, urges Illinoisans to educate themselves about natural disasters and take steps to create a stockpile of food, water and other emergency supplies that can last up to 72...
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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yellow fever vaccine supply

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U.S.-licensed yellow fever vaccine supply to be depleted by mid-2017

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention outlines a plan to ensure a continuous yellow fever vaccine supply in the United States following the anticipated depletion of the U.S.-licensed YF-VAX® yellow fever vaccine in mid-2017, according to a Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report published April 28, 2017.

In 2016, a manufacturing issue at Sanofi Pasteur limited the production of YF-VAX, and no yellow fever vaccine is...
Last Updated on Tuesday, 02 May 2017 13:35 Read more...

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