Peoria City/County Health Dept News Sun, 01 Feb 2015 10:33:53 +0100 FeedCreator 1.7.2 en-us Copyright 2015, Peoria County Government Sun, 01 Feb 2015 10:33:53 +0100 Every Smile Counts <p>Peoria - The Dentists of the Peoria District Dental Society and the OSF Dental Residency Program will be participating in the American Dental Association&rsquo;s "<em>Give Kids A Smile"</em> by providing dental services to many area underserved children. ... Fri, 30 Jan 2015 09:20:17 +0100 Final Month Open Enrollment Events for Get Covered Illinois <p>Community partners will host special joint Open Enrollment for Get Covered Illinois on Saturday, February 7 and again on February 14 at the Main Branch Peoria Public Library from 10AM to 6PM both days. Certified Navigators and interpreters from Heartland Community Health Clinic and Navicore Solutions will assist individuals with applications for health insurance coverage. ... Fri, 30 Jan 2015 09:18:31 +0100 New Food Safety Inspection Tool Being Evaluated <p><strong>Peoria County - </strong>At the January 28, 2015 Health Protection Committee for the Peoria County Board of Health, the committee discussed the need for a new food safety inspection tool for use by the Health Department in the performance of restaurant inspections. ... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 08:29:10 +0100 Peoria Area Hospitals Requesting Public to Limit Visits <p>(Peoria, IL &ndash; Jan. 9, 2015) To protect patients, family members and staff during this time of increased seasonal flu activity and other upper respiratory illnesses, OSF Saint Francis Medical Center, UnityPoint Health Methodist-Proctor, and Pekin Hospital are asking the public to limit visits as a precautionary measure.</p> <p>These guidelines are based on recommendations from the Illinois Department of Public Health. ... Mon, 12 Jan 2015 08:25:30 +0100 Health Department Rescheduling Clinics During Extreme Wind Chills <p><strong></strong>Peoria - The Peoria City/County Health Department is strongly advising individuals and families with young children to reschedule Health Department clinic services Wednesday and Thursday, January 7 and 8. Appointments for services are being rescheduled due to the National Weather Service of Central Illinois' warning of wind chills of 25 to 30 below zero from midnight tonight through midday Thursday. ... Tue, 06 Jan 2015 10:56:05 +0100