Peoria City/County Health Dept News Sat, 25 Apr 2015 09:24:36 +0100 FeedCreator 1.7.2 en-us Copyright 2015, Peoria County Government Sat, 25 Apr 2015 09:24:36 +0100 New Community Health Indicator Report Released Peoria County's Progress on Health <ul> <li><strong></strong>In Peoria County 4.5 in 10 deaths are caused by heart disease or cancer &nbsp;which exceed State of Illinois rates.</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Specific zip codes in Peoria County have sexually transmitted infection rates of up to 10.7 times higher than the rest of the United States. ... Wed, 22 Apr 2015 08:26:59 +0100 Vaccinating on Time is Important for Disease Protection <p>Peoria City/County Health Department will observe National Infant Immunization Week April 18-25 by highlighting the importance of protecting infants from vaccine-preventable diseases. Vaccinating children on time is the best way to protect them against 14 serious and potentially deadly diseases before their second birthday. ... Mon, 13 Apr 2015 11:28:18 +0100 Community Celebrates National Public Health Week <p><strong>Peoria </strong>&ndash; Peoria County Board Chairman Andrew Rand issued a Proclamation that the week of April 6-12, 2015, is National Public Health Week. This week is an opportunity for the community to join the Peoria City/County Health Department as we partner with organizations, businesses, and individuals to demonstrate and highlight public health issues that are important to making us the <em>Healthiest Nation in One Generation</em>. ... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:23:27 +0100 Peoria County Board of Health Community Health Services Committee Meeting Canceled <p>The Peoria County Board of Health Community Health Services Committee meeting scheduled for Thursday, April 2nd at 5:30 pm has been canceled.</p> <p>Media inquiries regarding this meeting can be addressed by calling Diana Scott at 679-6603.</p> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 10:30:06 +0100