News Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:05:38 +0100 FeedCreator 1.7.2 en-us Copyright 2014, Peoria County Government Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:05:38 +0100 NO Ebola in Central Illinois <p><strong></strong>Peoria, Tazewell, Woodford, and Marshall County Health Departments are working to protect residents during the current Ebola situation in the United States. While there have been no confirmed cases of Ebola in Central Illinois and none in the State of Illinois, plans are in place to address public health and safety. ... Fri, 17 Oct 2014 08:33:44 +0100 All Treats, No Tricks at Heddington Oaks <p>Heddington Oaks will open their doors to superheroes and villains, princesses and pirates, ghosts and goblins on Halloween evening for a safe and fun trick-or-treating experience. On Friday, October 31st, residents will be handing out candy to trick-or-treaters from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. in one warm and convenient location: &nbsp;2223 W. Heading Ave in West Peoria. ... Tue, 14 Oct 2014 09:13:52 +0100 Peoria County Assistant States Attorneys' Honored <p>This morning, the Illinois Chapter of the International Association of Arson Investigators honored three Peoria County Assistant State's Attorneys with an Outstanding Achievement Award at the Illinois Fire Chiefs Association Annual Conference held at the Marriott Pere Marquette. ... Mon, 13 Oct 2014 14:05:21 +0100 KidneyMobile in Peoria <p style="text-align: left;" align="center"><strong>Peoria, IL </strong>&ndash; The National Kidney Foundation of Illinois is teaming up with health agencies in Peoria, Illinois to provide free kidney and diabetes screenings on October 29 and 30, 2014 for community members. ... Mon, 13 Oct 2014 08:49:57 +0100 Senior Citizen Fair Focuses on Safety <p>For the twelfth consecutive year, Peoria County TRIAD is hosting a <em>Safety for Seniors Fair</em> on Wednesday, October 15. This free educational event runs from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm and is geared toward residents who are or near retirement age. At 9:30 a.m., Sheriff Michael D. McCoy will address safety issues for senior citizens, followed by other educational presentations throughout the event. ... Thu, 09 Oct 2014 16:37:28 +0100 National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week <p><strong>Peoria County -</strong> The Peoria City/County Health Department recognizes State of Illinois Governor Pat Quinn's proclamation of Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, October 19-25, 2014, in the commitment to eliminate lead poisoning in children. ... Thu, 09 Oct 2014 11:11:43 +0100 Trivoli Road Closure <p>Weather permitting, the following road will be <strong><span style="text-decoration: underline;">CLOSED</span></strong>:</p> <table border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td valign="top" width="175"> <p><strong>Road work on:</strong></p> </td> <td valign="top" ... Wed, 08 Oct 2014 13:08:09 +0100 Brimfield Road Closure <p><span><span>Weather permitting, the following road will be <strong><span style="text-decoration: underline;">CLOSED</span></strong>:</span> </span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <table border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td valign="top" width="175"> <p><strong>Road work ... Mon, 06 Oct 2014 13:14:11 +0100 Do Not Let Bacteria Crash Your Monster Mash! <p><strong><em></em></strong>The Peoria City/County Health Department offers these tips from our Environmental Health staff to ensure your Halloween gatherings stay ghoulishly fun and do not turn ghastly!</p> <ul> <li><strong>Foodborne bacteria will creep up on you if you let food sit out for too long. ... Wed, 01 Oct 2014 15:58:46 +0100 Veterans Day Poster Contest for Peoria County Students <p>In honor of Veterans Day, Heddington Oaks is hosting a Poster Art Contest for Peoria County students in grades K-5. Participants are encouraged to create artistic visions that convey thanks and appreciation to veterans and current military personnel.&nbsp; The theme of this year&rsquo;s contest <em>is &ldquo;A Salute to Veterans. ... Wed, 01 Oct 2014 10:52:52 +0100