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Posted on: May 7, 2019

5-7-19 Flooding Information for Peoria County

Flooding situations in Peoria County have caused concern with questions about private water well systems and private sewage disposal, as well as clean up directions for after flooding. See our Flooding webpage for procedures and links to information.

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Posted on: July 10, 2018

Summer Cooling Centers

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Posted on: May 14, 2018

Health Department Adds a Milk Depot for Mother's Milk

The Peoria City/County Health Department’s new Milk Depot is a convenient drop off station, so busy moms with extra breast milk are spared the task of packaging and shipping their donor milk to a milk bank.

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Posted on: May 14, 2018

2017 Sexually Transmitted Disease Report Published

Check out the new 2017 STI Report for Peoria County. The snapshot shows higher incidence of chlamydia and gonorrhea, disparities in race and zip codes. Check out the infographic below and whole report.

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Posted on: April 9, 2018

Health Alert Synthetic Cannabinoids

Listen to this important health alert on the dangers of synthetic cannabinoids in our area.

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Posted on: March 28, 2018

Health Department Issues Warning About Synthetic Cannabinoids

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.

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Posted on: March 13, 2018

Food Safety Excellence Awards

Local food establishments will be awarded the 2017 Food Safety Excellence Awards at the Peoria City/County Health Department on Monday, April 16, 2018. Photos at 5:30pm, presentation at 6:00 pm.

Posted on: December 18, 2017

Flu Activity Prompts Hospital Visitor Limits

Area hospitals request public to limit hospital visits during increased flu activity...

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