Illinois Department of Public Health
This week the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) reported an adolescent female, living in St. Clair County, is the first to contact West Nile virus in Illinois.
More than two-thirds of the state’s 73 known cases of mumps are in Champaign County, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health.
Dozens of conditions and diseases can qualify a patient to use medical marijuana in Illinois’ new pilot program, but the list doesn’t include post-traumatic stress disorder, arthritis or migraines conditions some other states allow.
Call 1-800-889-3931 with any questions about the virus or the state’s response.
The Illinois Department of Public Health reports one died in late August, and the other died early this month.
The Illinois Department of Public Health has confirmed that a bird and mosquitoes have tested positive for West Nile virus.
Health officials are backtracking on an earlier report that a mysterious Middle East virus had apparently spread to an Illinois man from a traveler he’d met in a business meeting.
The Illinois Department of Public Health says this year’s total is already the highest since 2008 when 91 cases were reported.
One big change is lowering the price for a medical marijuana card.
The Illinois Department of Public Health issued a warning Thursday. Officials say the cases are across 13 counties and have been reported by local health departments since 2012.