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Health Department Issues Warning About Synthetic Cannabinoids

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Health Department Issues Warning

 About Synthetic Cannabinoids

 

The Peoria City/County Health Department is warning people about the dangers of synthetic cannabinoids, often called fake weed, K2, and spice, after seeing multiple cases in Peoria of people suffering from severe bleeding after using synthetic cannabinoids.

“Synthetic cannabinoids are not a safe or legal alternative to marijuana and can cause severe illness,” said Monica Hendrickson, Administrator at Peoria City/County Health Department. “The recent cases in Peoria of severe bleeding are evidence of the harm synthetic cannabinoids can cause.”
 
Synthetic cannabinoids are not one drug, but hundreds of different chemicals manufactured and...
Last Updated on Thursday, 29 March 2018 14:47 Read more...

IDPH Issues Warning About Synthetic Cannabinoids

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March 27, 2018
IDPH Issues Warning About Synthetic Cannabinoids  

6 cases of severe bleeding report using synthetic cannabinoids

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is warning people about the dangers of synthetic cannabinoids, often called fake weed, K2, and spice, after six people who used synthetic cannabinoids suffered severe bleeding. 


“Despite the perception that synthetic cannabinoids are safe and a legal alternative to marijuana, many...
Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 March 2018 13:03 Read more...

Legionnaires’ Disease Case In Illinois Resident

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Legionnaires’ Disease Case In Illinois Resident
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is reporting one case of Legionnaire’s Disease in an Illinois resident. Additional information about the resident, including their medical condition, is not available.
IDPH is gathering information about the individual's recent travels to identify potential sources of exposure to the bacteria that causes Legionnaire's Disease. Several locations are being investigated, including...
Last Updated on Monday, 26 February 2018 10:14 Read more...

Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

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Sometimes, first aid isn’t a bandage, CPR, or calling 911.  Sometimes, first aid is YOU.

Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

FEBRUARY 22, 2018

8:00 am - 5:30 pm

 

See flyer for details.

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