For the Upcoming Hot Weather: RETHINK YOUR DRINK

For the Upcoming Hot Weather: RETHINK YOUR DRINK

You Do Not Need Sugary Drinks to Stay Hydrated

"Something so simple that everyone can do to improve their health starting today.”
Health Department Closed Mon May 28th for Memorial Day

Health Department Closed Mon May 28th for Memorial Day

Full Services Resume Tuesday, May 29th

Regular schedule on Saturday, May 26th.

1 in 3 swimming-related disease outbreaks occur at hotels

Crypto parasite continues to cause most outbreaks and illnesses linked to pools and water playgrounds

New Rapid Rabies Test Could Revolutionize Testing and Treatment

Test could save lives and lead to fewer unnecessary rabies shots
IEMA Informs Consumers about Pendants Containing Trace Amounts of Radioactive Material

IEMA Informs Consumers about Pendants Containing Trace Amounts of Radioactive Material

Continuous wear may result in radiation exposure to skin

Some homeopathic pendants using negative ion technology contain trace amounts of naturally occurring radioactive materials.
Avoiding Tick- And Mosquito-borne Illnesses

Avoiding Tick- And Mosquito-borne Illnesses

As the weather warms up, we’re starting to see ticks and mosquitoes

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is reminding people about simple precautions they can take to avoid bites.

Three CDC scientists named as 2018 Service to America Medal Finalists

The Partnership for Public Service has announced its nominees for the 2018 Service to America Medals, known as the “Sammies.” CDC has three finalists for these prestigious public health awards that recognize the talents and achievements of federal employees.

CDC to Host First Diabetes and Obesity Conference

Diabetes and obesity have reached alarming rates in the United States. CDC's Division of Diabetes Translation and the Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity are convening a national conference that will examine these issues and discuss ways to combat these illnesses through improving the environment, changing policies, building better health care systems, and helping individuals make lifestyle changes.

CDC Disease Detectives Highlight Findings from Recent Investigations

WHAT: 55th Annual Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) Conference WHO: The CDC Disease Detectives will present findings from recent investigations, including these: outbreak of norovirus gastroenteritis among river rafters in the Grand Canyon,outbreak of cryptosporidiosis associated with a recreational water spray park
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