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2017

  1. An Epidemiological Profile of Prescription Drug and Opioid Use in Illinois

    November 30, 2017

    By: Illinois Statewide Epidemiological Outcomes WorkgroupIntroduction/Executive SummaryThis epidemiological profile of prescription drug use in Illinois was developed as part of a collaborative effort with the Illinois Statewide Epidemiological Outcomes Workgroup (SEOW). The purpose of this epidemiological profile is to explore and understand the emerging issue of prescription drug misuse in Illinois. The profile provides data […]

  2. The Underestimated Cost of the Opioid Crisis

    The Council of Economic Advisers, November 2017The opioid drug problem has reached crisis levels in the United States—in 2015, over 33,000 Americans died of a drug overdose involving opioids. CEA finds that previous estimates of the economic cost of the opioid crisis greatly understate it by undervaluing the most important component of the loss—fatalities resulting […]

  3. Chlamydia in Kendall County

    November 27, 2017
  4. Antibiotics – You Don’t Always Need Them

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is recognizing U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week, November 13-19, 2017, to help decrease the misuse of antibiotics and protect people from the dangers of antibiotic resistant bacteria. Antibiotics do NOT cure viral infections such as colds, flu, most sore throats, most coughs and bronchitis, many sinus infections, […]

  5. Health Body, Happy Heart: Improve Your Heart Health

    November 20, 2017

    By: NIH News in HealthEvery moment of the day, your heart is pumping blood throughout your body. In silent moments, you can hear the thump-thump-thump of its demanding work. Do you take your heart for granted? Most of us will have heart trouble at some point in our lives. Heart disease is the number one […]

  6. ON TO 2050 Plan Preview

    Thank you to all who participated in the ON TO 2050 Plan Preview. Please see the response from Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) below. Amaal:In recent months, thousands of residents weighed in about how the metropolitan Chicago region could – or should – change in decades to come and we were so pleased to spend […]

  7. 12 Ways to Have a Healthy Holiday Season

    November 15, 2017

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  8. Carbon Monoxide (CO) Poisoning Prevention

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  9. Say No to Raw Dough!

    November 13, 2017

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  10. Those Who Excel – Chris Cooper

    Chris Cooper, the Board of Health President, was recognized Saturday, October 28th, 2017, at the Those Who Excel banquet sponsored by the Illinois State Board of Education. Chris was one of 16 Student Support Personnel who received this Award of Recognition throughout the state of Illinois. Congratulations Chris! Thank you for all of your hard […]

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