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STATE MEASURES OUTLINED ON SWINE FLU OUTBREAK (En Español)

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Dr. Damon T. Arnold, Illinois Department of Public Health Director, along with Andrew Velasquez, III, Illinois Emergency Management Agency Director, discussed steps Illinois has taken to safeguard Illinoisans against the threat of swine influenza.

KNOWING YOUR “ACE IN THE WHOLE” IN THE GAME OF LIFE

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Celebrating National Public Health Week, the Illinois Department of Public Health wants to teach all Illinoisans how to have an “ACE in the whole” for leading a healthy life.

MINORITIES HIT HARD BY COMMONLY REPORTED DISEASE

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – During April, Minority Health Month and STD Awareness Month, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is teaming up with numerous organizations to address health disparities in Illinois, especially the disproportionate number of minorities impacted by sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). These diseases continue to be the most commonly reported infectious diseases in the United States according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The Department is helping to sponsor minority health education and screening events across Illinois during April, many of which focus on STD education and awareness.

For additional information: http://www.cdc.gov/std/

MEDIA CAMPAIGN MARKS 1ST YEAR OF SMOKE-FREE ACT

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View these television ads marking the one year anniversary
of the Smoke-free Illinois Act.
 

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Owner of Burton’s Tap in Langleyville in Christian County

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Pulmonary critical care physician at John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County






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