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Two Confirmed Cases of Legionnaires’ Disease Linked to AmericInn in Schaumburg, Illinois

Two Confirmed Cases of Legionnaires’ Disease Linked to AmericInn in Schaumburg, Illinois

IDPH and Cook County Department of Public Healthcontinue to investigate the Legionnaires’ disease cluster   SPRINGFIELD –The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) recently linked two confirmed cases of Legionnaires’ disease to the AmericInn by Wyndham Hotel in Schaumburg, Illinois, and is currently investigating the […]

Will County Health Department Monee Office Offering More to Eastern Will County Residents

Will County Health Department Monee Office Offering More to Eastern Will County Residents

Officials celebrate ribbon cutting at Will County Health Department in Monee Site to offer additional services to residents in Eastern Will County MONEE – On Wednesday, August 7th, Will County Executive Larry Walsh joined Will County Board Speaker Denise Winfrey and Board Member Laurie Summers […]

First Human Case of West Nile Virus in Illinois for 2019

First Human Case of West Nile Virus in Illinois for 2019

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is reporting the first confirmed human case of West Nile virus in Illinois for 2019. A Chicago resident in his 70s became ill in late July. “Although the first human case of West Nile virus this […]

Number of Hospitalizations Potentially Tied to Vaping Increases

Number of Hospitalizations Potentially Tied to Vaping Increases

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has received reports of six young people experiencing severe breathing problems after vaping, and is investigating five more individuals. These individuals experienced respiratory symptoms including cough, shortness of breath, and fatigue. Some also experienced vomiting and […]