City/County http://peoriapublicradio.org en Peoria health officials: get vaccine before flu peak http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/peoria-health-officials-get-vaccine-flu-peak <p>The Peoria City/County Health Department is urging residents to get a flu shot before next month. &nbsp;Administrator Greg Chance says even though flu activity is low in the Peoria-area, the flu season often peaks in January. &nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 09 Dec 2013 21:05:32 +0000 Alex Rusciano 16076 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Peoria health officials: get vaccine before flu peak Peoria City/County WIC program to stay open amid government shutdown http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/peoria-citycounty-wic-program-stay-open-amid-government-shutdown <p></p><div>The government shutdown has cut federal nutrition funding for women, infants and children across the country. &nbsp;But the WIC program at the Peoria City/County Health Department remains open. Health Administrator Greg Chance says appropriations for federal WIC funding are good through next June, but the funding hasn&rsquo;t arrived:&nbsp;</div><p> Wed, 02 Oct 2013 21:22:36 +0000 Alex Rusciano 12830 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Peoria City/County WIC program to stay open amid government shutdown