Illinois Department of Public Health

State News
6:56 am
Mon April 28, 2014

Parents urged to vaccinate school-aged children

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  and next steps in handling the diseases. 

 

   

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Peoria Public Radio News
2:32 pm
Thu August 22, 2013

IDPH working on new three year Alzheimer's Disease State Plan

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.

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State News
4:21 pm
Mon August 5, 2013

New case of rare stomach disease reported in Illinois

Illinois is reporting one new case of a rare stomach illness, bringing the total number in the state to five.

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Peoria Public Radio News
4:53 pm
Tue May 21, 2013

State recognizes local pediatric care doctor

A Peoria Doctor is being recognized for outstanding pediatric care. 

Dr. Teresa Riech (REESH) is the Emergency Department Pediatric Medical Director at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center and Children’s Hospital of Illinois. She is receiving the State’s Ron W. Lee Pediatric Care Award. 

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