Tazewell County Health Department

Peoria Public Radio News
1:52 pm
Fri November 7, 2014

Year-long anti-bullying efforts underway in Pekin

Two junior high schools in Pekin are making bullying prevention a year-long effort. The Tazewell County Health Department is spearheading the education and prevention program with the help of two 25-thousand dollars grants. The goal is to prevent and reduce bullying.

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Peoria Public Radio News
6:58 pm
Wed August 27, 2014

Illinois Youth Survey shows surprising results

Teen drinking is on the rise in Tazewell County according to the 2014 Illinois Youth Survey.  More than 2,600 Tazewell County High School students took the survey. 

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Peoria Public Radio News
7:42 am
Mon May 19, 2014

Area organizations say marijuana is becoming much more popular among teens

Some area organizations are reminding parents of the importance of speaking to their kids about substance abuse. National Prevention Week kicked off Sunday and continues through Saturday.

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Peoria Public Radio News
7:36 pm
Mon April 7, 2014

Tazewell County aims to reduce teen drinking

The Tazewell Teen Initiative is hosting a Town Hall meeting at Tremont High School Tuesday night. The event runs from 7:00p.m. to 8:30p.m. and is sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration. 

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Peoria Public Radio News
8:30 pm
Thu March 6, 2014

Regulating the body art industry in Tazewell County

Credit Health.howstuffworks.com

The Tazewell County Health Department is looking to add to state law for the body art industry. Peoria Public Radio’s Tanya Koonce reports:

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