State of Illinois and Illinois Department of Public Health News

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12/4/2022 State Health Department recommending flu and COVID vaccines as cases grow
... the increase was expected this time of year. Claffey says, ‚AuWe are seeing an increase in cases of COVID-19 and the flu around the state of Illinois. This has been anticipated as we get into the colder weather and the holiday season. We are very concerned about this, especially ...
southernillinoisnow.com
12/3/2022 IDPH: 11 flu outbreaks reported in Illinois over the past week
... for flu cases with health experts fearing that cases of the virus could be much worse this winter. SUBSCRIBE TO FOX 32 ON YOUTUBE The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 6,000 positive flu tests, and more than 20,000 new COVID cases and 57 deaths. The third virus that is ...
fox32chicago.com
12/2/2022 Inpatient Treatment Now Available at MiraCare Behavioral Healthcare Center in Tinley Park
TINLEY PARK, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Chris Higgins, Psy.D., Licensed Clinical Psychologist and founder of MiraCare Neuro-Behavioral Health, PC (formerly Palos Behavioral Health Professionals), has announced that state-of-the-art inpatient facilities are now fully open at MiraCare Center in Tinley Park. With the approval of its inpatient hospital ...
Business Wire
12/2/2022 Illinois quick hits: Dollar Tree fined; Chicago towing cars parked overnight
... found more than 300 violations in more than 500 inspections at stores operated as Dollar Tree and Family Dollar. CDC gives Illinois $86 million The Illinois Department of Public Health has announced the state has been awarded $86 million in federal funding to strengthen the state's public health workforce ...
cities929.com
12/2/2022 CDC awards $86 million to Illinois for health infrastructure
CHICAGO (WCIA) More than $86 million is coming to the State of Illinois courtesy of the CDC. The money, initially provided by the American Rescue Plan Act, is meant to support efforts to strengthen the state's public healthcare workforce and infrastructure. That includes recruiting new healthcare workers, retaining ...
wcia.com
12/2/2022 Illinois Awarded $86M In Funding To Strengthen Public Health Infrastructure
... The funding from the CDC will support efforts to recruit, retain, and train the public health workforce. The grant will also support efforts by the Illinois Department of Public Health and its local health department partners to promote and protect health and address health disparities in communities throughout Illinois. Colin ...
vandaliaradio.com
12/2/2022 Avian flu killed 300 birds in southern Illinois. This is what to know about the virus
The public is encouraged to report any high concentrations of dead birds they may find as the Illinois Department of Natural Resources suspect avian influenza has killed at least 300 waterbirds throughout southern Illinois. IDNR officials reported Nov. 30 deceased wild birds have been found in Carlyle Lake, Rend Lake ...
Yahoo News
12/2/2022 63 IL counties at elevated COVID-19 Community Levels
... in southern Illinois were listed at high COVID-19 Community Levels. COVID-19 cases and other respiratory viruses are on the increase around Illinois. The Illinois Department of Public Health reminds the public to take steps to protect themselves and their loved ones during the holiday season. This includes being ...
kbsi23.com
12/2/2022 63 Illinois counties are at elevated COVID-19 community levels
63 Illinois counties are at elevated COVID-19 community levels With COVID-19 cases and other respiratory viruses on the increase around Illinois, the Illinois Department of Public Health is reminding the public to take steps to protect themselves and their loved ones during the holiday season. This includes being ...
chronicleillinois.com
12/2/2022 IDPH asking people to get vaccinated as 63 counties reach elevated COVID-19 levels | Wspynews | wcsjnews.com
The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is asking people to get vaccinated against COVID-19 and the flu this holiday season. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is reporting that 63 counties in Illinois are at elevated COVID-19 community levels. IDPH says it's especially important if you ...
wcsjnews.com
12/2/2022 63 counties at elevated COVID risk, including Peoria, McLean
CHICAGO (WMBD) Over half of the counties in Illinois are now at an elevated risk for COVID-19 exposure as the Illinois Department of Public Health reported over 20,000 new cases of the disease in the last seven days. According to a press release Friday, IDPH is reporting 20,495 ...
centralillinoisproud.com
12/2/2022 IDPH Reports 63 Illinois Counties are at Elevated COVID-19 Community Levels - Suburban Chicagoland
Illinoisans urged to Get Fully Vaccinated for COVID-19 & Flu; Stay Home and Seek Treatment Immediately if you are Sick; State Reports 20,495 New COVID-19 Cases in Last Week With COVID-19 cases and other respiratory viruses on the increase around Illinois, the Illinois Department of Public Health is ...
suburbanchicagoland.com
12/2/2022 20K New COVID Cases, 57 Deaths Reported in Last Week, Illinois Health Officials Say
The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 20,495 new COVID cases over the past week, as well as 57 additional deaths, as it warned of an increase in COVID and other respiratory viruses across the state. A total of 63 Illinois counties have been categorized at an "elevated" COVID community ...
nbcchicago.com
12/2/2022 McLean County moves up to medium COVID level, adds 4 deaths
... related deaths since the pandemic began. There have been 61,808 total cases. Statewide, there were 20,495 new cases and 57 deaths in the past week, Illinois Department of Public Health reported on Friday. McLean County is one of 51 counties in the state at medium level, with another 12 counties ...
pantagraph.com
12/2/2022 Illinois quick hits: Mail-in ballot count error found; safe drug use sites urged
Mail-in ballot count error found An Illinois Republican will keep her county board seat after the Illinois State Board of Elections found a computer error double-counted mail-in ballots in the November general election. A DeKalb County election official said the counting error means Laurie Emmer will retain ...
thecentersquare.com
12/1/2022 Inpatient Treatment Now Available at MiraCare Behavioral Healthcare Center in Tinley Park
... state-of-the-art inpatient facilities are now fully open at MiraCare Center in Tinley Park. With the approval of its inpatient hospital by the Illinois Department of Public Health, MiraCare is now able to accommodate short hospital stays for children and adolescents. "With no acute care hospital beds currently ...
Yahoo News
12/1/2022 Inpatient Treatment Now Available at MiraCare Behavioral Healthcare Center in Tinley Park | dispatchist.com
MiraCare Group represents over 300 years of combined experience in Child and Adolescent Behavioral treatment.To learn more about MiraCare Group and the MiraCare Behavioral Healthcare Center located in Tinley Park, visit www.MIRA or email p Source: MiraCare Group Serious News for Serious Traders!With the approval of its inpatient hospital ...
dispatchist.com
12/1/2022 Stock Market | Finance
... state-of-the-art inpatient facilities are now fully open at MiraCare Center in Tinley Park. With the approval of its inpatient hospital by the Illinois Department of Public Health, MiraCare is now able to accommodate short hospital stays for children and adolescents. ‚AuWith no acute care hospital beds currently ...
azcentral.com
12/1/2022 Illinois awarded federal funding to strengthen public health infrastructure | Illinois | wrex.com
Illinois state officials have announced millions in federal dollars going to improving the state's public health infrastructure and other critical needs. Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Public Health announced Thursday that the state has been awarded $86 million in federal funding for the state's public health ...
wrex.com
11/30/2022 New series of stories about people living healthy with HIV was introduced
... not a death sentence. Michael Maginn, HIV prevention director of the Illinois Public Health Association, which manages Illinois HIV Care Connect with funding from the Illinois Department of Public Health, stated: Each year, World AIDS Day is an opportune time to recognize the people who have benefitted from the outstanding ...
aldianews.com
11/30/2022 How Many COVID Tests Should You Take to Be Confident You Don't Have the Virus?
For those who may have been exposed to COVID over the Thanksgiving holiday week and weekend, how many tests should you take before you can be confident you didn't contract the virus? The first important question to ask is whether or not you have symptoms. While COVID cases tend to ...
nbcchicago.com
11/30/2022 Experts warn of COVID, flu, RSV triple-demic - CBS Chicago
... She said the health system is "being stressed out as we speak." In Chicago, ICU pediatric bed availability is at 5.5 percent, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health. State spokespeople tell us they like to see availability at 20 percent. The statewide pediatric ICU capacity in Illinois was ...
CBS News
11/30/2022 Sore Throat? Cough? Here's What to Know If You're Ill or Were With Someone Who Was
With COVID, RSV, flu and a number of other viruses circulating heavily, chances are you're either sick or know someone who is right now. So what should you do if you're feeling ill or were around someone who was ill over the Thanksgiving holiday? Experts say there are some important ...
nbcchicago.com
11/30/2022 Monical's Pizza Closed when 155 Patrons Contract Food Poisoning
Monical's Pizza in Washington, Illinois, was temporarily closed after being the cause for 155 sick customers. Located at 6 Cherry Tree Shopping Center, Monical's Pizza closure was initiated by the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH). The cause for the outbreak is believed to be Norovirus, a highly ...
foodpoisoningnews.com
11/29/2022 Illinois COVID-19 hospitalized patients now up to mid-August levels
The Illinois Department of Public Health announced Tuesday 2,536 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and 17 additional deaths. As of late Monday, Illinois had 1,418 COVID-19 patients in the hospital, an increase of more than 100 patients from the previous day and the most since August ...
shawlocal.com