East St. Louis corner stores offer more fruits, vegetables.
Congratulations, Bhagya and Laquitsha! I just ran across this phenomenal article and video highlighting the work of the Make Health Happen coalition in East St. Louis. This is well-deserved recognition for all of the hard work you’ve done with corner stores and food pantries in your local community.
Two Illinois Residents Test Positive For Zika Virus
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is alerting the public of the potential of contracting Zika virus while traveling abroad. Zika virus is spread to people through mosquito bites, similar to West Nile virus or dengue fever. While illness is usually mild and severe disease…
West Nile Virus More Positive Mosquitoes in the Metro East
On July 20, 2015, East Side Health District received its first mosquito pool that was positive for West Nile Virus in East St. Louis, IL.Positive birds and/or positive mosquitoes have been found in 44 Illinois counties this season. “Our health departments monitor activity and conduct surveillance…
Swimmers can lower their risk of infection by following these tips when swimming in warm freshwater lakes, rivers, and hot springs, where most US infections have occurred.
US EPA Website for the North Alcoa Site
The North Alcoa site consists of 400 acres located in a mixed use area of East St. Louis. The property is bounded on the north by Lake Drive, on the east by the Alton and Southern railroad, on the south by Missouri Avenue. . .More Info
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