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100 Salmonella Cases Due to Mexican-Style Cheese

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.

03/28/2014

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World AIDS Day: Grants Available

Illinois Department of Public Health has nearly $4 million to allocate

12/01/2013

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Mysterious Stomach Bug Hits Illinois

The mysterious stomach bug that has come up in a dozen states has spread to Illinois, but has yet to make it to Missouri.

07/26/2013

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West Nile Positive Mosquitoes Found in Metro East

The Madison County Health Department says West Nile positive mosquitoes have been found in Bethalto, Edwardsville, Glen Carbon and Meadowbrook.

07/25/2013

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Mosquitoes are Here, West Nile is Coming

Mosquitoes are out in full force in the St. Louis area, but experts don’t anticipate West Nile to come around until late July.

06/19/2013

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As Winter Ends, Deadly Flu Season Does As Well

Over 667 Illinoisans were taken to the ICU due to influenza this flu season and more than 100 died.

03/20/2013

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Illinois Could Repeal AIDS Notification Requirement For Schools

The “universal precaution,” as defined by the Illinois Department of Public Health, is to simply assume everybody could carry a blood-borne illness.

03/18/2013

NEWTOWN, CT - DECEMBER 14: Connecticut State Police walk near the scene of an elementary school shooting on December 14, 2012 in Newtown, Connecticut. According to reports, there are more than 20 dead, most children, after a gunman opened fire in at the Sandy Hook Elementary School. The shooter was also killed. (Photo by Douglas Healey/Getty Images)

Proactivity Praised In Illinois School Safety Summit

“Violence actually peaked around the late eighties (or) early nineties,” said Dr. LaMar Hasbrouck, the director of the Illinois Department of Public Health.

01/23/2013

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Six Dead From The Flu In Illinois This Season

Almost 150 people have been admitted to intensive care units with the flu this season and six have died, according to state officials.

01/11/2013

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Law Requires New Vaccine for Illinois Students

The law being put into effect for the 2012-13 school year requires students to get the Tdap vaccine, a booster shot against tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis.

08/13/2012

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