Two Legionnaires' Cases At South Loop Warren Barr Rehabilitation Spark OutrageWhen community activist, Reverend Robin Hood, learned about two Legionnaires' cases at Warren Barr rehabilitation center in the South Loop from a CBS 2 story on Sunday, he immediately removed his 86 year-old mother Clara from the facility.
Legionnaires' Disease 'Clusters' Found In Chicago Nursing Home, Suburban Counties"It's extremely scary if there's something going around I think we should be notified of it and I wasn't told."
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.
West Nile Virus Death Reported In IllinoisThe Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has confirmed the first human has died from West Nile Virus in Illinois in 2018.
Public Health Officials Looking Into Legionnaires' OutbreakMcHenry County Department of Health officials say nine people became ill at different locations across the county.
Illinois Lottery Unveils Red Ribbon Lotto Ticket To Fight HIV, AIDSThe Illinois Lottery and Illinois Department of Public Health are teaming up for a new instant win game to fight against HIV and AIDS.
Illinois Illnesses From Insect Bites Have Surged Since 2004The Illinois Department of Public Health is warning the public to take precautions against tick and mosquito bites, saying reported cases of infections have increased over the past decade.
Synthetic Marijuana, Laced With Rat Poison, Tied To Fourth Death In IllinoisSince March 7, synthetic cannabinoids have sickened 153 people and been blamed in four deaths: a woman in her 30s, a man in his 40s and two men in their 20s.
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.
Three In Custody Linked To Synthetic Marijuana OutbreakThe synthetic marijuana outbreak spreads as more people come down with dangerous symptoms.
Synthetic Marijuana Linked To 22-Year-Old Man's Death In Cook CountyA 22-year-old man who died at Advocate Christ Medical Center on March 28 suffered excessive internal bleeding, and had a rat poison in his system that previously has been linked to synthetic marijuana use in dozens of other non-fatal cases of severe bleeding.