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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: March 26, 2021

McLean County Reviews COVID-Related Death Reports

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McLean County Reviews COVID-Related Death Reports

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Posted on: March 15, 2021

MCHD Expands to Phase 1B Plus

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McLean County Health Department Expands Into Phase 1B Plus Population. Appointments available for clinics this week

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Posted on: March 3, 2021

CBMD ARC clinic rescheduled for Friday Mar 5th, 2021

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Today’s COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Cancelled Due to Late Shipment
Rescheduled for Friday.

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Posted on: March 2, 2021

Rescheduling ARC Clinic for Wed. March 3rd

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Wednesday’s COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Cancelled Due to Late Shipment

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Posted on: February 26, 2021

Mt. Pisgah COVID-19 Clinic Feb 26, 2021

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McLean County Community Partners Team Up With Health Department For Targeted Vaccine Clinics

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Posted on: February 24, 2021

Rescheduling for canceled COVID-19 vaccine appts - Feb 2021

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New Dates Announced for COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics Cancelled in McLean County Last Week

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Posted on: February 1, 2021

Additional COVID-19 Vaccines Available This Week (Feb. 1) in McLean County

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McLean County Health Department and Carle BroMenn Medical Center Schedule More Vaccine Appointments

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Posted on: February 18, 2021

Inclement Weather causes delay in weekly shipment of COVID-19 vaccines

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One clinic canceled, new appointments and expansion into Phase 1B population on hold

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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: March 17, 2020

Myth Busters for COVID-19 Pt. 2

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MCHD is continuing to address misinformation about COVID-19. Not sure if something you've heard is fact or myth? We're here to help! #COVID19 #ProtectandPromoteHealth

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

WIC Public Service Announcement

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WIC participants, please be advised:

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Posted on: March 15, 2020

New Guidance - COVID-19 Testing Decision Matrix

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We will likely see an increase in testing with the new guidance issued by the Illinois Dept. of Public Health (IDPH). MCHD is dedicated to keeping you updated on COVID-19 in your community.

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

You've probably been hearing the phrase "social distancing" a lot... Get the facts here!

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You've probably been hearing the phrase "social distancing" a lot... Get the facts here!

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

Have questions about whether or not information about COVID-19 is fact or myth? We got you covered!

COVID Myth Busters from MCHD

Have questions about whether or not information about COVID-19 is fact or myth?

We got you covered! ????

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) advice for the public: Myth busters

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Q: Is wearing rubber gloves while out in the public effective in preventing the new coronavirus infection? 

#KnowtheFacts #COVID19 

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Posted on: March 11, 2020

Symptoms of COVID-19

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Everyone can help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Call your doctor if you develop symptoms, have been in close contact with a person known to have COVID-19, or have recently traveled from an area with widespread or ongoing community spread of COVID-19. Le...

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Posted on: March 11, 2020

These are 7 simple steps to protect yourself and others from COVID-19.

7 Ways to prevent COVID-19

COVID-19 is an emerging, rapidly evolving situation and the CDC will provide updated information as it becomes available. Their website is an excellent resource to get accurate and up-to-date information related to COVID-19 https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus...

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Posted on: January 4, 2019

Coughs and Sneezes Spread Diseases

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Take action to protect yourself and your family from the flu and colds. Prevention is the key.

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Posted on: November 27, 2018

McLean County Health Department to Mark World AIDS Day with a Tree Lighting on World AIDS Day Eve

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World AIDS Day is commemorated each year on the 1st of December and is an opportunity for communities around the world to unite in the fight against HIV, show support for people living with HIV and remember those who have passed away.

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Posted on: October 17, 2018

McLean County Health Department Offering Free (or Reduced Cost) Hep A Vaccine for People At-Risk

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The McLean County Health Department, in conjunction with the Illinois Department of Public Health, is offering free (reduced cost) hepatitis A vaccine to people at the greatest risk of becoming infected in our community.

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Posted on: October 16, 2018

McLean County Health Department Says, Don’t Wait – Get your Flu Shot Today!

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Stand united with the McLean County Health Department in efforts to keep seasonal flu from disrupting lives in McLean County by getting a seasonal flu vaccination.

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Posted on: October 10, 2018

Nominations Sought for the 25th Annual Public Health Award

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Every November, the McLean County Health Department accepts nominations for a Public Health Award. Your nomination recognizes a McLean County resident whose actions or involvement in the community results in healthier people or healthier spaces.

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Posted on: September 19, 2018

Positive Bird a Reminder of the Continued Presence of West Nile Virus in McLean County

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The McLean County Health Department has received notification that a bird from the 61704 zip code area has tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV).

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Posted on: September 5, 2018

McLean County Health Department Holding Full-Scale Exercise

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The McLean County Health Department will host a full-scale mass dispensing exercise from 8:15 a.m. until 12 noon on Friday, September 14, 2018 at Redbird Arena on the Illinois State University campus.

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Posted on: August 13, 2018

Back-to-School Walk-In Immunization Clinics

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With many young people returning to school this week, the McLean County Health Department is advising parents to make sure their children have met the back-to-school immunization and dental requirements...

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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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