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Jan 11, 2012 A Book of My Own
We have started a new program called A Book of My Own at Public Health. The program makes books available in our library for children to read while they are here and to take and read at home.  Since the program Began in December more than... more.

Jan 3, 2012 Safety Guidelines for Preparing Feeding Formula
IDPH Reminds Infant Caregivers to Follow Safety Guidelines for Preparing Feeding Formula  Infections associated with formula reported in two infants in Missouri, Illinois  CHICAGO - The Illinois Department of Public... more.

Dec 1, 2011 New hours for Adult Services beginning January 1st
Beginning January 1, 2012 Adult Services Office hours will be  Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. to Noon and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00... more.

Oct 26, 2011 Senator Frerichs listens to testimony of CUPHD administrator
Senator Frerichs listens to testimony of Julie A. Pryde, Administrator for Champaign-Urbana Public Health District  at the recent Senate Agriculture and Conservation Committee's hearing on housing and labor issues faced by migrant... more.

Oct 24, 2011 Nedra Brown has volunteered 1228 hours with IBCCP
Nedra Brown has worked with CUPHD IBCCP since August 2008 as an RSVP volunteer (RSVP - Retired Senior Volunteer Program). Nedra was recently honored for her extensive volunteerism at the annual RSVP banquet. Nedra received awards for the following:... more.

Oct 19, 2011 Helping Kids at Carrie Busey Get Healthy
But Carrie Busey Elementary school in Champaign is trying to "catch" students from the moment they enter school. It's called catch... Coordinated Approach to Child Health.  C-i Living's Drew Wilder shows us how they're making it fun for... more.

Oct 5, 2011 Health officials: Lack of sick days leads to food-borne illnesses
Read this article on cu-citizenaccess.org that talks about how the lack of sick days for workers in the food industry can affect you and your... more.

Oct 4, 2011 39th Annual RSVP Volunteer Luncheon Awards Nebra Brown with Service Award
39th Annual RSVP Volunteer Luncheon Awards Nebra Brown with Service... more.

Sep 22, 2011 What NOT to do with bed bugs
Acute Illnesses Associated With Insecticides Used to Control Bed Bugs --- Seven States, 2003--2010  The common bed bug, Cimex lectularius, is a wingless, reddish-brown insect that requires blood meals from humans, other mammals, or birds... more.

Sep 14, 2011 CUPHD's Jim Roberts on WILL Focus
Eating Out: Do You Know How Your Favorite Restaurants Fare in Public Health Inspections?  Champaign County has one-thousand places to eat, and they're all routinely inspected. Some of them fail, but finding out can be a challenge for... more.