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Dec 23, 2009 The Champaign-Urbana Public Health District to Return H1N1 FluMist
Non-Safety-Related Voluntary Recall of Specific Lots of H1N1... more...
Dec 9, 2009 Learn to Live Tobacco Free
The Champaign-Urbana Public Health District to hold Smoking Cessation Classes

CHAMPAIGN, IL- The Champaign-Urbana Public Health District (CUPHD) is gearing up for its Freedom From Smoking program to kick off 2010 starting on January 5th. The eight-session program is available to anyone 18 years of age and older who lives in Champaign County.

This unique program is designed for those at any stage of the quitting process that need some additional support. The program enables people to gain the tools that they need to
quit smoking, develop an individualized plan to quit, prepare for trigger situations, discuss cessation aids and options, and to celebrate success with others who have kicked the habit.... more...
Nov 30, 2009 Walk-In H1N1 Clinic Scheduled This Weekend
CHAMPAIGN, IL- The Champaign-Urbana Public Health District (CUPHD) and Christie Clinic will be administering H1N1 vaccinations Saturday, December 5th from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.. The walk-in clinic will be held at Christie Clinic at Champaign Windsor. The clinic continues to target priority populations including persons from 6 months to 24 years of age, no restrictions, and 25 to 64 years of age with underlying health conditions.

All persons 24 years of age or younger can receive the initial vaccination or a booster shot, a secondary dose needed for those age nine and under. Parents bringing their children to the clinic for booster shots are asked to bring their vaccination card with them to be updated.... more...
Nov 18, 2009 Public H1N1 Clinics Scheduled This Weekend
The Champaign-Urbana Public Health District and Carle Clinic will be Holding Public H1N1 Clinics November 21st & 22nd

CHAMPAIGN, IL- The Champaign-Urbana Public Health District (CUPHD) and Carle Clinic will be administering H1N1 vaccinations Saturday, November 21st and Sunday, November 22nd. The two-day clinic is targeting persons from 6 months to 24 years of age, no restrictions, and 25 to 64 years of age with underlying health conditions.

Individuals who fall into the priority age group of 25 to 64 who have medical conditions that put them at a higher risk for influenza-related complications include those with heart disease, diabetes, asthma or chronic lung diseases, kidney disease, suppressed immune systems, and neurological and neuromuscular disorders.

CUPHD encourages those who will be attending either clinic to print consent forms prior to arrival and to wear short sleeves for a faster process. The consent forms can be found on our ... more...
Nov 18, 2009 Public H1N1 Clinics for High-Risk Individuals Scheduled This Weekend
The Champaign-Urbana Public Health District and Carle Clinic will be Holding Public H1N1 Clinics November 21st & 22nd.

CHAMPAIGN, IL - The Champaign-Urbana Public Health District (CUPHD) and Carle Clinic will be administering H1N1 vaccinations to high-risk groups November 21 - 22 in Champaign and Urbana.

"Our plan is to vaccinate those priority groups identified by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) as we continue to receive H1N1 vaccine," said Julie A. Pryde, Administrator of CUPHD.... more...
Nov 17, 2009 H1N1 Clinics This Week at CUPHD
Champaign, IL - The Champaign-Urbana Public Health District (CUPHD) is holding walk-in H1N1 vaccine clinics starting today thru Friday, November 20th. Clinics will run from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM Monday thru Thursday and 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM on Friday.

The H1N1 clinics are being held for all persons 24 years of age or younger who need the initial vaccination or a booster shot, a secondary dose needed for those age nine and under. Parents bringing their children to the clinic for booster shots are asked to bring their vaccination card with them to be updated.

For more information read the complete press release or visit our H1N1 Flu... more...
Oct 23, 2009 When is Treatment Needed for H1N1
The Champaign-Urbana Public Health District Urges the Community to Follow CDC Guidelines

Champaign, IL - The Champaign-Urbana Public Health District (CUPHD) wants to restate the Center for Disease Control's (CDC) guidelines on when it is ok to provide care at home if you think you have flu-like illness and when you should seek medical treatment.

According to the CDC, most people with novel H1N1 have had mild illness and have not needed medical care or antiviral drugs. The emergency room should be used for people who are very sick. You should not go to the emergency room if you are only mildly ill. If you get sick with flu symptoms and are at high risk of flu complications or you are concerned about your illness, call your health care provider first for advice. If you go to the emergency room and you are not sick with the flu, you may catch it from people who do have... more...
Oct 19, 2009 H1N1 Vaccine Walk-In Clinics Scheduled
The Champaign-Urbana Public Health District will have Walk-In Clinics this Week for Priority-Age Children.

Champaign, IL - The Champaign-Urbana Public Health District (CUPHD) has received enough H1N1 vaccine to hold walk-in clinics for a top priority group this week. Only children from the ages of 6 months to 5 years will be able to receive the H1N1 vaccination.

The walk-in clinics will be held at CUPHD (201 W. Kenyon Road in Champaign) from Tuesday, October 20th to Friday, October 23rd. The clinics will run from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM each day and there is no cost for the vaccine. Clinics will be cancelled if the vaccine runs out prior to the last scheduled... more...
Oct 8, 2009 H1N1 Vaccine NOT Available at CUPHD
The Champaign-Urbana Public Health District Has Not Received Shipments of the H1N1 Vaccine

Champaign, IL - The Champaign-Urbana Public Health District (CUPHD) has not received the H1N1 vaccine at this time. Due to misinformation, CUPHD is receiving numerous calls and walk-ins from the public requesting the H1N1 vaccination. A press conference will be scheduled once the vaccine has been... more...
Oct 2, 2009 FREE Mammograms, Pap Tests, Breast & Pelvic Exams are Available for Uninsured Women in Illinois!
Champaign-Urbana Public Health District's IBCCP Program to Hold Enrollment Days in Champaign & Danville

Champaign, IL - October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The local office of the Illinois Breast & Cervical Cancer Program (IBCCP), located at the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District (CUPHD), will be holding program enrollment days for uninsured women ages 35 to 64. Once enrolled in the IBCCP program, qualifmammograms, pap tests, and breast and pelvic... more...