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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: 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: November 22, 2021

12-6-21 Time to get back to regular health screenings!

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Get your breast, colorectal, lung screening now. Many health screenings are free. Check with your local health dept for programs to help or Heartland Health Services.

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Posted on: November 22, 2021

11-29-21 Illinois Tobacco-free Communities

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Help promote tobacco-free indoor/outdoor space and go vape free at businesses and events. Protect lungs from 2nd hand smoke. We can help! Call local health depts or Hult Center for Health now.

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