Peoria City/County Health Dept News Wed, 27 May 2015 02:39:21 +0100 FeedCreator 1.7.2 en-us Copyright 2015, Peoria County Government Wed, 27 May 2015 02:39:21 +0100 New Program Provides Adult Vaccines <p>The Peoria City County Health Department is now able to offer routinely recommended adult vaccines to adults 19 years of age and older who have no insurance or have insurance that doesn&rsquo;t cover needed vaccines. Vaccinations are recommended throughout life to prevent vaccine preventable disease, however, adult vaccination rates are low and show that adults are not getting all their recommended vaccines. ... Tue, 26 May 2015 09:19:58 +0100 West Nile Virus Season <p align="left"><strong>Peoria County</strong> &ndash; Recent rains have caused a rise in the number of nuisance mosquitoes, but they aren't the type that carries the disease-causing West Nile Virus (WNV). It is the warmer temperatures combined with left-over standing water that create the perfect conditions for breeding the Culex or common house mosquitoes that carry WNV. ... Mon, 18 May 2015 08:22:16 +0100 Peoria City/County Health Department Awarded National Accreditation Status <p>The Peoria City/County Health Department announced today that it has achieved national accreditation through the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB). The national accreditation program works to improve the health of the public by advancing the quality and performance of the nation's Tribal, state, local, and territorial public health departments. ... Thu, 14 May 2015 10:27:26 +0100 Reproductive Health Panel - Wednesday, May 13 <p>The Peoria City/County Health Department will be hosting a Reproductive Health Panel on Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 3:00 pm in Room LL100 of the Peoria City/County Health Department, 2116 N. Sheridan Road, Peoria, Illinois. There is the potential for a quorum of the Peoria County Board of Health members to be present; however, no official public action will be taken at this meeting. ... Wed, 06 May 2015 10:45:59 +0100