News http://www.peoriacounty.org Sat, 30 Aug 2014 02:08:26 +0100 FeedCreator 1.7.2 en-us Copyright 2014, Peoria County Government Sat, 30 Aug 2014 02:08:26 +0100 http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/rss/rss.html AFCC-Illinois Approved October Trainings http://www.peoriacounty.org/?newsAction=single&newsItemID=3907 <p><em>AFCC Illinois is offering a program entitled: Through the Eyes of AFCC: Legal, Mental Health and Financial Professionals Look at Approaches to Help Families through the Legal System. This program is being offered in Chicago and Bloomington in October and will provide 3.75 professional education credits (including .75 Attorney Professional Responsibility credits). The cost of the program is $50, payable through PayPal at </em><a href="http://www.afccillinois. ... Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:08:52 +0100 Prepare and Protect During National Preparedness Month http://www.peoriacounty.org/?newsAction=single&newsItemID=3906 <p>PEORIA COUNTY &ndash; During National Preparedness Month in September, Peoria City/County Health Department (PCCHD) remembers our commitment to prepare and protect people during hazardous events. Health Department staff plan and prepare for public health emergencies, respond to health threats, and protect people from health hazards. ... Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:41:27 +0100 Peoria County Board of Health to Meet with Accreditation Site Review Team http://www.peoriacounty.org/?newsAction=single&newsItemID=3905 <p>Pursuant to the Open Meetings Act, please be advised that members of the Peoria County Board of Health will meet with an Accreditation Site Review Team on Thursday, September 4, 2014 at 11:30 a.m. in Room LL100 of the Health Department. No official public action will be taken at this meeting.<br />Media inquiries regarding this meeting can be addressed by calling Diana Scott at 679-6603.</p> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:51:36 +0100 Labor Day and Food Safety http://www.peoriacounty.org/?newsAction=single&newsItemID=3904 <p><strong>Cooking out for Labor Day? Don&rsquo;t forget food safety!</strong></p> <p>In recognition of National Food Safety Month, the Peoria City/County Health Department offers some safety tips to cook, serve, and save food at your picnics and cookouts this Labor Day weekend. ... Mon, 25 Aug 2014 20:54:31 +0100 Cooling Centers Open During High Heat Conditions http://www.peoriacounty.org/?newsAction=single&newsItemID=3903 <p class="Pa1"><em></em>Peoria City/County Health Department advises residents to take precautions during extremely high temperatures. During a heat wave, individuals who have no access to a cool environment should use cooling centers for relief from the heat. Heat related injuries such as heat exhaustion, heatstroke, and dehydration may develop with or without feelings of discomfort. ... Mon, 25 Aug 2014 20:51:08 +0100 Free Emergency Preparedness Workshop http://www.peoriacounty.org/?newsAction=single&newsItemID=3902 <p>Peoria County emergency management experts will present "It <strong>Can</strong> Happen To You," a free public workshop from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 18, at ICC's North Campus. This workshop is a National Emergency Preparedness Month event offered through ICC's Adult Community Programs and is intended for anyone who wants to become better prepared before disaster strikes. ... Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:01:55 +0100 August Board of Health Meeting Rescheduled http://www.peoriacounty.org/?newsAction=single&newsItemID=3901 <p>The Peoria County Board of Health meeting canceled on Monday, August 18th has been rescheduled to Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 6:00 pm.<br />Media inquiries regarding this meeting can be addressed by calling Diana Scott at 679-6603.</p> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:41:28 +0100 Recycling Extravaganza http://www.peoriacounty.org/?newsAction=single&newsItemID=3900 <p>Peoria County Recycling is hosting a Recycling Extravaganza Event on Saturday, August 23, from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at Landmark Rec Center, 3225 Dries Lane in Peoria. This event gives Peoria County residents an opportunity to dispose of their recyclables at one place.</p> <p>The one-stop, drop-off event will allow residents to recycle items without getting out of their car. ... Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:34:25 +0100 August 18th Board of Health Meeting Canceled http://www.peoriacounty.org/?newsAction=single&newsItemID=3899 <p>The Peoria County Board of Health meeting scheduled for tonight, Monday, August 18th has been canceled.<br />Media inquiries regarding this meeting can be addressed by calling Diana Scott at 679-6603.</p> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 18:56:28 +0100 Phone and Email Restored at Health Department http://www.peoriacounty.org/?newsAction=single&newsItemID=3898 <p><span>The phone and email systems at the Peoria City/County Health Department have been restored. </span></p> Tue, 12 Aug 2014 20:56:28 +0100