News and Events
May 13, 2010
Another Vaccine, Another Decision: HPV Shot Marketed Toward Boys
Chicago Tribune (05.07.10):: Lisa Black Merck & Co. recently began advertising its Gardasil human papillomavirus vaccine for boys to prevent genital warts. The vaccine prevents two HPV types associated with 90 percent of genital wart... more.
Apr 6, 2010
Field To Family Fork
CUPHD works to improve access to fruits and vegetables in our low income communities. Programs at CUPHD work with clients to promote nutritional choices in an attempt to improve overall wellness. CUPHD hosts a Farmer's Market every... more.
Apr 6, 2010
Fruits and Veggies Matter
Do you know how many fruits and vegetables YOU need? You can visit the CDC website to find out. They have a great calculator that will tell you. They also have recipes and more to help you eat right. Go there... more.
Mar 22, 2010
Tackling Health Inequities Through Public Health Practice
Tackling Health Inequities Through Public Health Practice: A Handbook for Action You can download the handbook here. This is a clip of the preface. Health practitioners in local health departments (LHDs) face... more.
Mar 22, 2010
2010 Graco Harmony Highchair Recall
Potential Problem: The screws holding the front legs of the high chair can loosen and fall out and/or the plastic bracket on the rear legs can crack causing the high chair to become unstable and tip over unexpectedly. This poses a fall hazard... more.
Jan 29, 2010
Give Kids A Smile
Saturday, February 6th at Marketplace Mall. Area dentists volunteer to provide free dental exams to all children aged 1-17. K, 2nd or 6th grade children can get their state required dental exam. Dental Hygiene... more.
Jan 15, 2010
Public Health closed Monday, January 18th
We will be closed on Monday, January 18th for the Martin Luther King holiday. Beginning on Tuesday, January 19th we will continue with walk-in H1N1 vaccinations Tuesday thru Friday - 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. With H1N1 vaccine, no appointment... more.
Dec 15, 2009
Santa gets H1N1 vaccine from CUPHD Germ Busters
You can watch the Germ Busters give Santa his vaccination on the channel 15... more.
Dec 10, 2009
H1N1 available for EVERYONE starting Tues. 12-15
BIG NEWS!!! H1N1 will be available for EVERYONE (regardless of age, health condition or residency) starting on Tuesday, December 15th. CUPHD will hold walk-in clinics next Tuesday, Wed., & Thursday from 9:00 AM-6:00 PM and on Friday from 9:00 AM to... more.
Dec 4, 2009
Illinois H1N1 Flu Hotline Answering Medical Questions
English and Spanish lines available SPRINGFIELD - In addition to answering general questions about influenza, vaccine and treatment, Illinois Department of Public Health Director Dr. Damon T. Arnold today announced that trained medical... more.