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Apr 16, 2013 Avian Influenza A (H7N9) Virus
On April 1, 2013, the World Health Organization (WHO) first reported 3 human infections with a new influenza A (H7N9) virus in China. Since then, additional cases have been reportedExternal Web Site Icon. Most reported cases have severe respiratory... more.

Apr 11, 2013 Benefits of Bicycling to School
Today, just 13% of children ages 5 to 14 walk and bicycle to and from school-a dramatic drop from 1969 when nearly 50% of children walked to school.1 As a result, school districts and fami- lies spend billions on transporta- tion and the volume of... more.

Feb 7, 2013 US EPA Bed Bug New Materials (Cards and Brochure)
The US EPA has recently published EPA Bed Bug Pocket Cards and a Bed Bug Brochure which are now posted and publically available.  All these new EPA materials are available off the... more.

Jan 22, 2013 One Health Illinois at the College of Veterinary Medicine
The Center for One Health Illinois at the College of Veterinary Medicine in Urbana is planning a lecture series in the spring of 2013 to bring awareness to issues with human, animal, and environmental dimensions.  Four lectures are... more.

Dec 10, 2012 Whooping Cough Vaccination
Every child is required to get 5 doses of DTaP - which contains the pertussis vaccine.  DTaP is given to children younger than 7 years of age.  Tdap is given to older children and adults.  Vaccination should occur at 2,... more.

Dec 10, 2012 Whooping Cough Vaccination
Every child is required to get 5 doses of DTaP - which contains the pertussis vaccine.  DTaP is given to children younger than 7 years of age.  Tdap is given to older children and adults.  Vaccination should occur at 2,... more.

Nov 28, 2012 CDC Health Advisory - Misuse of Pesticides for Bed Bug Control
CDC Health Advisory  Health Concerns about Misuse of Pesticides for Bed Bug Control  Public Health Issues  The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention... more.

Nov 20, 2012 CUPHD will be closed 11-22 and 11-23
All of our offices will be closed this Thursday and Friday the 22nd and 23rd for the Thanksgiving Holiday. Normal hours will resume on Monday the... more.

Nov 19, 2012 Food Safety at Thanksgiving
Watch this short video about food safety for your... more.

Nov 19, 2012 Turkey for the Holidays
From the University of Illinois Extension  Visit urbanext.illinois.edu/turkey for information about turkey cooking, carving, side dishes, nutrition, leftovers and much... more.