Champaign-Urbana Public Health District

Press Releases

Mar 18, 2005 Thursday, March 24, is World Tuberculosis Day
Public Health is Part of a Worldwide Effort to Eradicate TB

Champaign, IL - March 24 is World TB Day, an annual observance meant to draw attention to a disease that contributes to the deaths of more than 2 million people every year.

One-third of the world's population is infected with TB

Each year, 9 million people become sick with TB

TB is the leading killer of people infected with HIV

Tuberculosis is a significant health concern in Champaign County. The disease has not been eradicated here, and students and others move to Champaign-Urbana from every part of the world. Without widespread TB testing and treatment, the disease could quickly... more...

Mar 15, 2005 A Trip to the Barbershop Could Save Your Life!
Health Providers Team up With Rose & Taylor Barbershop To Offer Free Prostate Cancer Screenings and Haircuts.

Champaign, IL - The Champaign-Urbana Public Health District, the Champaign County Christian Health Center and Rose & Taylor Barbershop in Champaign will again offer free prostate cancer screenings and haircuts this Saturday, March... more...

Jan 25, 2005 Wellness on Wheels 2 to Serve Two Local HIgh Schools
Champaign-Urbana Public Health District and Christie Clinic team up to bring health services to teen... more...

Jan 5, 2005 Wellness on Wheels is Back in Action
Champaign-Urbana Public Health District and Carle Foundation Hospital Team Up to Bring Health Services to the... more...