Posts Tagged “Illinois Department of Public Health”

IDPH Announces Region 5 Moves into Tier 1 Mitigation – Limited Indoor Dining

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IDPH Announces Region 5 Moves into Tier 1 Mitigation – Limited Indoor Dining

IDPH Announces Region 5 Moves into Tier 1 Mitigation – Limited Indoor Dining The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced Region 5, southern Illinois (Alexander, Edwards, Franklin, Gallatin, Hamilton, Hardin, Jackson, Jefferson, Johnson, Marion, Massac, Perry, Pope, Pulaski, Saline, Union, Wabash, Wayne, White, Williamson), has met the metrics to move out of Tier…

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Coronavirus COVID-19 infections continue to surge in Orland Park: Opinion

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Coronavirus COVID-19 infections continue to surge in Orland Park: Opinion

Coronavirus COVID-19 infections continue to surge in Orland Park: Opinion The coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic continues to increase, not dissipate in Orland Park in part because of the failure of the Mayor to serve as a role model for strong anti-infection practices including the wearing of face masks. Pekau has opposed efforts to require the wearing…

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Public Health Officials Announce 12,702 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

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Public Health Officials Announce 12,702 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 12,702 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 12,702 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 43 additional deaths. – Adams County: 1 male 80s – Brown County: 1 male 90s – Bureau County: 1 male 90s – Clinton County: 1 male 50s,…

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Orland Park experiences worst COVID-19 infection spike in 8 months

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Orland Park experiences worst COVID-19 infection spike in 8 months

Orland Park experiences worst COVID-19 infection spike in 8 months As Orland Park Mayor Keith Pekau fiddles, Orland Park burns as Coronavirus infections experienced its largest ever increase during the past 28 days, of 696 new cases, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health. Pekau has resisted issuing a mandate requiring all residents to…

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Largest spike in COVID-19 cases yet in Orland Park

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Largest spike in COVID-19 cases yet in Orland Park

Largest spike in COVID-19 cases yet in Orland Park The Village of Orland Park, whose mayor continues to seemingly scoff at the use of face masks while advocating more public events and festivals, has experienced its largest monthly increase in COVID-19 infections to date. The total number of infections as of Oct. 5 is 1,398,…

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Cicero applauds court decision extending TRO protections to City View residents

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Cicero applauds court decision extending TRO protections to City View residents

Cicero applauds court decision extending TRO protections to City View residents A Cook County Circuit Court Judge granted a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) forcing City View MultiCare Center to adhere to the state’s Executive Order on combatting the coronavirus, and rejected motions by City View, the Illinois Department of Public Health and Gov. Pritzker to…

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Cicero applauds Judge for issuing TRO on State and City View

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Cicero applauds Judge for issuing TRO on State and City View

Cicero applauds Judge for issuing TRO on State and City View Judge orders Governor Pritzker, Illinois Department of Public Health and City View to enforce state coronavirus requirements at City View Cook County Circuit Court Judge Alison Conlon granted a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) on Tuesday ordering Governor Pritzker and the State to enforce coronavirus…

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Illinois Announces rising New Cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus Disease

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Illinois Announces rising New Cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus Disease

Illinois Announces rising New Cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus Disease We will update this page as the new cases of coronavirus are reported. The number of new cases of coronavirus COVID-19 jumps from 168 new cases of coronavirus on Saturday March 21 to 296 new cases of coronavirus on Sunday March 22. New cases reported every…

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Fourth Illinois resident dies after vaping related lung injury

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Fourth Illinois resident dies after vaping related lung injury

Fourth Illinois resident dies after vaping related lung injury The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is reporting the death of a fourth Illinois resident who had recently been hospitalized with lung injury associated with the use of e-cigarette or vaping products (EVALI).  At this time, a total of 179 people in Illinois, ranging in…

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Second Illinois Resident Dies After Vaping Related Lung Injury

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Second Illinois Resident Dies After Vaping Related Lung Injury

Second Illinois Resident Dies After Vaping Related Lung Injury The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is reporting the death of a second Illinois individual who had recently vaped and been hospitalized with a severe lung injury. At this time, a total of 153 people in Illinois, ranging in age from 13 to 66 years…

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36 Illinois Nursing Homes cited by state for safety concerns

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36 Illinois Nursing Homes cited by state for safety concerns

36 Illinois Nursing Homes cited by state for safety concerns Nursing Home Violations for Second Quarter 2018 The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced the 2018 Second Quarterly Report of Nursing Home Violators is now posted on IDPH’s website.  The report contains additional information about the violations. The facilities listed below were cited…

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