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Posted on: January 31, 2023

1-31-23 Nominations for Peoria Public Health Award

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Peoria County Board of Health seeks to honor and celebrate a community member or organization for their outstanding public health contributions toward prevention, promotion, and protection in Peoria County. Submit your nomination by March 3, 2023.

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Posted on: November 15, 2022

Temporary Program Locations & Dates

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During construction of a new Health & Human Services building at our current Health Dept site, we're moving all Health Dept programs to temporary locations.

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Posted on: November 4, 2022

11-4-22 Project Act offers free COVID-19 home delivery tests for specified Illinois zip codes.

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Order 1 package of 5 free COVID-19 test kits at AccessCovidTests.org. for zip codes 61602, 61603, 61605, 61606, and zips in 13 other Illinois counties. Project Act is an Illinois Department of Public Health partnership with the Rockefeller Foundation.

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Posted on: September 27, 2022

Oct 3-4-5 Cure Violence - Join us for just one of these 2-hr sessions.

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Cure Violence - Join us for just one of these 2-hr sessions. This is your chance to find out more about this new model that has shown to stop the spread of violence. The model meeting will talk about assessing the community, implementation of the model, o...

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Posted on: August 3, 2022

8-3-22 Quick Facts Monkeypox

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Monkeypox has been diagnosed in Illinois. There are no current cases in Peoria County. Monkeypox is rare. Anyone can get monkeypox, but data shows it is higher among people in close sexual networks. See the infograph or IDPH website for more info...

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Posted on: July 19, 2022

988 - New Mental Health Hotline - 988

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988  -  New Mental Health Hotline - 988

Call or text 988 from anywhere in the U.S.

People experiencing a mental health crisis now have a new way to reach out for help in the U.S. Now they can simply call or text the numbers 9-8-8. Modeled ...

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Posted on: December 9, 2021

Walk-in COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics Ages 5+ and Adults

Walk-ins are welcome for ages 5+ (including adults and boosters) at the Peoria City/County Health Department, Monday-Friday, 8:30 am-4 pm. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Quick and easy!

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Posted on: March 1, 2022

3-1-22 Quick Facts Norovirus

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Norovirus outbreaks occur throughout the year but are most common from November to April. Norovirus infection can cause the sudden onset of severe vomiting and diarrhea. The virus is highly contagious and commonly spread through food or water that is cont...

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Posted on: March 28, 2022

3-28-22 Closure of the State of Illinois Peoria Civic Center COVID-19 test and vaccine site

3-28-22  Closure of the State of Illinois Peoria Civic Center COVID-19  testing and vaccination site will be March 31, 2022, due to availability of testing and vaccination sites throughout the state. See the state news release

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