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Health And Safety Tips For The Eclipse

SPRINGFIELD – On Monday, August 21, 2017, a solar eclipse will be visible across the entire U.S. The last total solar eclipse seen coast to coast in the U.S. was in 1918. Starting shortly before noon and lasting until 2:45 p.m. central time, people in Illinois can see the moon pass in front of the sun. Read more…

Tips To Avoid Tick-borne Illness

SPRINGFIELD – As the weather warms up, more ticks are starting to appear. “Ticks can carry diseases like Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, and ehrlichiosis,” said Director Shah. “A bite from a tick can cause anywhere from mild to severe illness, and even death in some cases, so it is important to protect yourself against bites.” Read more…

SUMMER SWIMMING SEASON STARTS
Health and Safe Swimming Week
SPRINGFIELD – Memorial Day weekend is when many pools and beaches open for the summer. This week is Health and Safe Swimming Week, which is a good time to remind people about what they can do to stay safe and healthy while swimming.

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IDPH COLD WEATHER SAFETY TIPS
Watch out for frostbite and hypothermia
As Illinois faces bitterly cold temperatures, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) reminds people of the health dangers of extreme low temperatures and tips on how to stay warm.

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TIME AGAIN FOR A FLU SHOT
Flu Shots are Available at East Side Health District
Nasal spray influenza vaccine not recommended this season!

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IDPH Zika Virus News Release
Travel Tips When Visiting Countries With Zika Virus

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Important Alert For All Water Users
On Friday August 5, 2016 Illinois American Water will be temporarily changing the type of disinfectant used in the water as we always do at this time of year.

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IDPH Heat Tips News Release
Illinois Department of Public Health Safety Tips for Heat

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Press Release

East St. Louis, June 17, 2016: East Side Health District announced that mosquitoes tested in its jurisdiction have tested positive for the West Nile Virus.
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Safety Tips For Heat

Illinois Department of Public Health Director Nirav D Shah, M.D., J.D. and East Side Health District are urging citizens in our area to take action to avoid heat-related illness such as heat exhaustion and heat stroke.
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Zika Handbook

Zika Handbook

Upcoming events:

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    Halloween Trunk 'R Treat (Cancelled)

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