Adams County Health Department

West Nile Virus Found in Adams County
The Adams County Health Department (ACHD) is reporting the first mosquitoes to test positive for West Nile virus in Adams County for 2017. ACHD staff collected mosquitoes testing positive on Wednesday, June 7, in Quincy.
This is National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week
This week is National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week! According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly half a million children living in the United States have elevated blood lead levels that may cause significant damage to their health.
Safe Kids Adams County to Hold Child Safety Seat Check
National Seat Check Saturday is this Saturday, September 24, and Safe Kids Adams County will be conducting a child safety seat belt check. Certified technicians will be available to provide free hands-on child safety seat inspections and advice from 10 a.m. to 12 noon at the Central Fire Station at …
Adams County Health Department Announces Flu Clinic Dates
The Adams County Health Department, along with the Illinois Department of Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), is recommending an annual flu vaccination for everyone 6 months and older. The flu vaccine is available Monday through Thursday from 8 am to 4 pm. The Health Department …

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