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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EDUCATE TO VACCINATE

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EDUCATE TO VACCINATE

Tazewell County Health Department, in collaboration with Bradley University’s Doctorate of Nursing Graduate Program, will host an educational immunization event to increase awareness of the importance of vaccines. Healthcare professionals will be available to share why vaccines are safe & important to your health, discuss required vaccines for school attendance, and immunize your child - from 2 months through 18 years.

The Educate to Vaccinate event will take place on July 19th from 1:00 – 4:00 pm at Tazewell County Health Department, 21306 IL Rt 9, Tremont.

“The best way to protect yourself and your family from vaccine-preventable diseases such as polio, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough), measles is...
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IDPH Investigating Increase In Foodborne Illnesses

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IDPH Investigating Increase In Foodborne Illnesses

Cyclosporiasis cases reported across Illinois

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has received confirmation of approximately 90 cases of cyclosporiasis, an intestinal illness caused by the microscopic Cyclospora parasite. Cases have been reported in counties across Illinois with people becoming ill starting in mid-May. The initial investigation indicates a link to consumption of McDonald’s salads produced for...
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Residents to Identify Priority Health Needs in Tri-County

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Residents to Identify Priority Health Needs in Tri-County

 

The Partnership for a Healthy Community (Healthy HOI), representing hospitals, clinics, public health, higher education, and social service agencies, is conducting a community health needs assessment in each of the communities it serves. Residents in the tri-county area can participate in an online survey or a paper survey to help identify the most important health issues impacting individuals and families.

 

“Every...
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Follow-Up Samples from the Illinois River Show No Microcystins

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Follow-Up Samples from the Illinois River Show No Microcystins
Residents should continue to use caution when recreating and be aware of blue-green algae

SPRINGFIELD – Follow-up samples collected in the Illinois River last week showed no evidence of the algal toxin, microcystin, including samples collected near Hennepin and Marseilles. Previous samples collected at these locations detected microcystins above the 4 parts per billion (ppb) draft health advisory established by U.S. EPA. It is...
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Multi-State Salmonella Outbreak Linked To Cereal

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Multi-State Salmonella Outbreak Linked To Cereal One case identified in Illinois SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is reporting one case of Salmonella that matches a multi-state outbreak strain.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is reporting 73 cases of Salmonella Mbandaka from 31 states.  The CDC investigation indicates Kellogg’s® Honey Smacks® cereal is the likely source...
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