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.
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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.
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 …
According to the Illinois Department of Public Health West Nile virus has been found in humans, birds, horses and/or mosquitoes in 51 counties within Illinois. Adams County is not one of the 51 counties listed.
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 …
As temperatures are expected to reach the 90s this weekend, it’s important to remember temperatures can become deadly inside a car in a very short period of time. Safe Kids Adams County reminds caregivers to never leave children alone in cars.