Illinois Department of Public Health http://peoriapublicradio.org en Parents urged to vaccinate school-aged children http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/parents-urged-vaccinate-school-aged-children <div>Cases of mumps and measles are on the rise nationwide. Two mumps outbreaks in west-central Illinois are fueling the concern. Illinois Public Radio's Hannah Meisel spoke with Illinois Department of Public Health director, Lamar Hasbrouck, about the causes &nbsp;and next steps in handling the diseases.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div></div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></p><div>&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;</div> Mon, 28 Apr 2014 11:56:56 +0000 Hannah Meisel 22466 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Parents urged to vaccinate school-aged children IDPH working on new three year Alzheimer's Disease State Plan http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/idph-working-new-three-year-alzheimers-disease-state-plan <div>The Illinois Department of Public Health is looking for public comment as it completes the state’s next three-year Alzheimer’s disease plan. The department, Alzheimer’s Association and State Senator Dave Koehler held a town hall meeting in Peoria.</div><div> Thu, 22 Aug 2013 19:32:30 +0000 Denise Molina 10810 at http://peoriapublicradio.org IDPH working on new three year Alzheimer's Disease State Plan New case of rare stomach disease reported in Illinois http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/new-case-rare-stomach-disease-reported-illinois <p></p><p>Illinois is reporting one new case of a rare stomach illness, bringing the total number in the state to five. Mon, 05 Aug 2013 21:21:26 +0000 Rachel Otwell 9950 at http://peoriapublicradio.org New case of rare stomach disease reported in Illinois State recognizes local pediatric care doctor http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/state-recognizes-local-pediatric-care-doctor <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A Peoria Doctor is being recognized for outstanding pediatric care.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Dr. Teresa </span>Riech<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> (</span>REESH<span style="line-height: 1.5;">) is the Emergency Department Pediatric Medical Director at </span>OSF<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Saint Francis Medical Center and Children’s Hospital of Illinois. She is receiving the State’s Ron W. Lee Pediatric Care Award.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Tue, 21 May 2013 21:53:44 +0000 Tanya Koonce 5984 at http://peoriapublicradio.org State recognizes local pediatric care doctor