Illinois Department of Public Health
The “universal precaution,” as defined by the Illinois Department of Public Health, is to simply assume everybody could carry a blood-borne illness.
“Violence actually peaked around the late eighties (or) early nineties,” said Dr. LaMar Hasbrouck, the director of the Illinois Department of Public Health.
Almost 150 people have been admitted to intensive care units with the flu this season and six have died, according to state officials.
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.
One bat test positive for rabies, and two people are undergoing post-exposure treatment after coming into contact with that rabid bat.
Illinois Department of Public Health takes action against Midwest Rehab and Respiratory Care
Illinois Department of Public Health records show 85% went un-noticed in 2010.
Chicago Tribune takes a look at state immunization records.
Avanti Foods products may be contaminated with antibiotics.
Illinois Department of Public Health is fielding calls about potential for disease