Illinois First To Do In-State Testing For Coronavirus“A quicker response will help alleviate concerns of those being tested as well as the general public."
3rd Vaping Death Reported In Illinois"New cases continue to be reported in Illinois and across the country. IDPH is urging Illinoisans not to vape or use e-cigarettes products, especially illicit THC based products, while we continue to investigate this outbreak."
Is Construction Site To Blame For Legionnaires' Outbreak In Batavia?The Illinois Department of Public Health on Tuesday was investigating whether a construction site might be the cause of a Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in Batavia.
Illinois Man Dies Of Vaping-Related Respiratory IllnessThe agency said at least 22 people, ranging in age from 17-38, have developed some type of respiratory illness after vaping or using e-cigarettes. The IDPH said it is working with other health agencies to investigate 12 other cases.
IDPH Investigates Legionella Possibly Associated With Rush Oak Park HospitalThe Illinois Department of Public Health is investigating two cases of Legionnaires' disease in two people who were patients at Rush Oak Park Hospital.
Marlen Ochoa's Family Denounces Result Of Investigation Clearing Advocate Christ Medical Center Of WrongdoingThe family of murdered pregnant teen Marlen Ochoa is denouncing the result of an investigation clearing Advocate Christ Medical Center of any wrongdoing.
Illinois Officials Warn Against Potentially Deadly Fungus Illinois public health officials are warning against a potentially deadly fungus that is resistant to several drugs.
Arsenic In Water At Woodstock SchoolWater fountains are shut off at a Woodstock school after tests show elevated levels of arsenic.
Five Hepatitis A Cases Recently Diagnosed In IllinoisThe Illinois Department of Public Health received confirmation of five hepatitis A cases in east-central Illinois during November.
IDPH: 'Clusters' of Legionnaires' Disease Found In Chicago, Suburban CountiesAt least three residents from McHenry and Lake counties were identified in the other cluster where a Walmart in Johnsburg was named "as one common potential exposure," according to the IDPH. Johnsburg is located in McHenry County.
Fourth Illinoisan Dies From Synthetic MarijuanaThe Illinois Department of Public Health is reporting the fourth death connected to synthetic cannabinoid use.
Massive Supply Of Vitamin K Tablets Donated To Fight Deadly Effects of Synthetic MarijuanaIllinois is getting a boost in the fight against the potentially deadly effects of synthetic marijuana. 800,000 tablets of Vitamin K have been donated to the Illinois Department of Public Health.