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Posted on: January 14, 2022

2022 brings changes to COVID-19 disease investigation and contact tracing methods across Illinois

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2022 brings changes to COVID-19 disease investigation and contact tracing methods across Illinois

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Posted on: November 5, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccines for Children Age 5-11 Now Available

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The McLean County Health Department (MCHD) will offer COVID-19 vaccine clinics specifically for children aged 5-11 on the following dates and times:

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Posted on: September 10, 2021

Quarantine and Isolation

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To maximize protection from the Delta variant and prevent possibly spreading it to others, get vaccinated as soon as you can and wear a mask indoors in public if you are in an area of substantial or high transmission.

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Posted on: July 30, 2021

Confirmation of West Nile Virus Presence in McLean County

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Mosquitoes collected from 61705 zip code test positive for the virus
Bird collected in 61761 zip code tested positive for the virus

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Posted on: July 29, 2021

COVID-19 vaccines available at this year’s McLean County Fair

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Fair organizers offer incentives to those who still need to be vaccinated

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Posted on: February 8, 2021

McLean County Health Department rolls out new COVID-19 vaccine scheduler

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Email confirmations aim to simplify the verification process

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Posted on: August 17, 2020

Employers, are you prepared to respond to a positive COVID-19 case in your workplace?

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What does it mean for your operations if you have a positive case? How long will staff need to be out? What other considerations should you address to make sure your workplace is prepared? The CDC has all the guidance you need here.

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Posted on: October 24, 2011

Lead Poisoning Prevention

October 23-29 is Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Week. Lead poisoning is entirely preventable, yet 250,000 US children have elevated blood-lead levels.

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Posted on: October 17, 2011

National Health Education Week

Nine out of 10 Americans do not have the knowledge or skills to make informed healthcare decisions. The 2011 National Health Education Week is dedicated to addressing health literacy.

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Posted on: October 3, 2011

Breast Cancer Awareness

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Take your breast health into your heads and learn about early detection methods through free breast health programs available from MCHD.

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Posted on: September 30, 2011

Flu Ends with You: New Flu Shot Clinics

MCHD will hold flu clinics for both children and adults every Tuesday in October at the health department. Information on times and eligibility available on our flu page.

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Posted on: September 27, 2011

World Rabies Day

September 28 is World Rabies Day. Vaccinating pets and staying away from wildlife are vital ways to stop rabies transmission to humans.

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Posted on: September 20, 2011

Public Health Award Nominations Sought

Do you know someone who has made a difference in the health of McLean County? If so, take a minute and nominate them for the 2011 Public Health Award.

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Posted on: September 16, 2011

Johnson Receives Red Ribbon Award

Congratulations to MCHD's Erin Johnson, who recieved the Opening the Door Red Ribbon Award at the Illinois Department of Public Health HIV/STD Conference for excellence in HIV counseling and care.

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Posted on: September 7, 2011

September is Preparedness Month

The best time to prepare for an emergency is before one hits. Are you prepared? Get a kit. Make a plan. Stay informed. Be involved.

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Posted on: August 23, 2011

2011 Flu Season

Flu season is just around the corner. The #1 way to prevent the flu is to get a flu shot. The McLean County Health Department has clinics scheduled for elligible individuals.

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Posted on: August 2, 2011

World Breastfeeding Week 2011

August 1-7th is World Breastfeeding Week. Learn about all of the resources available to help you and baby successfully breastfeed.

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Posted on: July 19, 2011

Heat Wave 2011

Due to extreme temperatures, Cooling Centers have opened in McLean County.

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Posted on: June 27, 2011

National HIV Testing Day

25% of people with HIV in the US do not know they're infected. Take the test. Take control.

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Posted on: June 23, 2011

McLean County Wins Two Emergency Preparedness Awards

McLean County was recognized with two Director's Awards at the Illinois Public Health Emergency Preparedness Summit.

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