Illinois Department of Public Health
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.
Illinois Department of Public Health has nearly $4 million to allocate
The mysterious stomach bug that has come up in a dozen states has spread to Illinois, but has yet to make it to Missouri.
The Madison County Health Department says West Nile positive mosquitoes have been found in Bethalto, Edwardsville, Glen Carbon and Meadowbrook.
Mosquitoes are out in full force in the St. Louis area, but experts don’t anticipate West Nile to come around until late July.
Over 667 Illinoisans were taken to the ICU due to influenza this flu season and more than 100 died.