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Posted on: January 19, 2022

1-19-22 Free COVID-19 At Home Tests Available on USPS Website

COVID-19 Update

To order 4 free kits per household, visit the government website at https://special.usps.com/testkits/

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Posted on: January 19, 2022

1-19-22 Closed for training day Th Jan 27 - no vaccine clinic or other services.

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The building will be closed on Thursday, Jan 27 for all services to allow for staff training. Please visit our website for open vaccination sites or visit the Peoria Civic Center 8am-4pm. https://www.pcchd.org/306/COVID-19-Vaccine-Clinics-Information

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Posted on: January 7, 2022

1-7-22 Sat and Sun Walk-in COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics Added; also boosters for age 12+

Walk-in clinics added Sat & Sun 9am-5pm and M-F 8:30am - 4pm. Pfizer boosters now available for kids ages 12+ . Must be 5 months from 2nd COVID-19 vaccination. Also 3rd dose available for age 5+ for moderately/severely immunocompromised kids. Bring parent

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Posted on: January 7, 2022

1-7-22 Businesses Need to be Prepared for Delay or Stoppage of COVID-19 Return to Work Letters

Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) will begin a centralized contact tracing system on January 13, 2022 to address the high volume of COVID-19 cases. Positive cases will receive a text message from IDPH and individuals must answer the text to opt ...

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Posted on: December 30, 2021

12-30-21 IDPH Provides COVID-19 Text Notification- Adopts CDC Changes to Quarantine & Isolation

IDPH started a new text notification system this week for individuals testing positive for COVID-19. IDPH also adopted the CDC guidance to reduce the days for quarantine and isolation.

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Posted on: December 29, 2021

12-29-21 Use Legitimate COVID-19 Testing Sites

Use legitimate testing sites run by health departments, healthcare agencies, pharmacies, schools, or check with your local health department. Our webpage has links to many area sites.

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Posted on: December 13, 2021

12-13-21 Pfizer boosters for COVID-19 now available for ages 16 and 17.

Walk-in COVID-19 clinics M-F from 8:30am - 4pm. Pfizer boosters for ages 16-17 also available. Must have parent or guardian in attendance. Must be 6 months from last COVID-19 vaccination.

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Posted on: November 4, 2021

11-4-21 COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments Available for Ages 5+

The Peoria City/County Health Department is now taking COVID-19 vaccine walk-ins for ages 5+ and all adult doses and boosters. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

On October 29, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration expanded the emergency...

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Posted on: September 3, 2021

9-3-21 Take the Community Health Needs Survey and tell us the most pressing health needs in the area

Residents Invited to Rate Health Issues in Community

The Partnership for a Healthy Community, comprised of partnering agencies with local area health systems, organizations, and health departments in Peoria, Tazewell, and Woodford Counties invites resident...

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Posted on: July 26, 2021

7-22-21 Tri-county Prevention Strategies for Schools

Tri-county Prevention Strategies for Schools

The Peoria City/County Health Department, Tazewell County Health Department, Woodford County Health Department, OSF HealthCare, UnityPoint Health, Carle Eureka Hospital, Heartland Health Services, and University...

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Posted on: June 17, 2021

6-17-21 Healthcare Collaborative Call for Participants

HEALTHCARE COLLABORATIVE – CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS

 Peoria – The Healthcare Collaborative, a group of local organizations and healthcare agencies focused on health equity, will be hosting a series of community healthcare conversa...

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Posted on: May 27, 2021

5-27-21 FEMA Team to Assist in Tri-county COVID-19 Outreach

Local health departments in the Tri-county are now working with Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Community Outreach Teams to raise awareness about the availability of the COVID-19 vaccine clinics and other various recovery services. Working thro...

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Posted on: March 1, 2021

3-1-21 St. Patrick's Day Celebration Guidelines for Restaurants and Bars

Peoria County Chairman Andrew Rand, City of Peoria Mayor Jim Ardis, and Peoria City/County Health Department Administrator Monica Hendrickson would like to remind local restaurants and bars about the current COVID-19 safety guidelines ahead of upcoming St...

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Posted on: December 22, 2020

12-22-20 Updated COVID-19 Information on Website

See the latest updates for Test Sites, Test Results, Quarantine/Isolation, Return to Work, and Vaccine Information. www.pcchd.org/289

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Posted on: November 20, 2020

11-20-20 Peoria City/County Health Dept Building Closed to Public WalkIns; Limited Curbside Services

Following safety guidance for the public and our staff during COVID-19, the building will be closed to public walkin access. Some services will be available by appointment with curbside service. Call program areas for directions. Thank you.

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Posted on: November 3, 2020

11-2-20 Popup COVID-19 Test Site Princeville Nov 9 and 10

Steven's Square Park to host Princeville Community COVID-9 Test Site Nov 9 and 10 from 8am-4pm. No cost testing, simple nasal swab, results in 4-7 days. With or without symptoms.

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

COVID-19 Emergency Response Prompts Closure of Health Dept Building to Public - Services Limited

Peoria City/County Health Department is providing emergency response and community guidance during the COVID-19 event. The building at 2116 N. Sheridan Road, Peoria, will be closed Tuesday March 17, 2020 until April 1, 2020 at which point we will reassess...

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Posted on: February 7, 2020

COVID-19 Coronavirus Updates

Check out the COVID-19 coronavirus webpage for important links to information and guidance.

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Posted on: February 20, 2020

CANCELLED -The 3-16-20 Food Safety Excellence Award Ceremony has been cancelled.

2019 Food Safety Excellence Award Ceremony

The Peoria City/County Health Department will announce and recognize ten local establishments as recipients of the 2019 Food Safety Excellence Award on Monday, March 16, 2020. The award ceremony will be held at 5:...

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News Flash

Posted on: December 9, 2021

Walk-in COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics Ages 5+ and Adults

Walk-ins are welcome for ages 5+ (including adults and boosters) at the Peoria City/County Health Department, Monday-Friday, 8:30 am-4 pm. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Quick and easy!

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Posted on: November 22, 2021

1-10-22 Walk-in COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Ages 5+ and Adults

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COVID-19 Vaccines - Walk-ins are welcome for ages 5+ and adults at the Peoria City/County Health Department, Monday-Friday, 8:30 am-4 pm and Saturday-Sunday, 9:00 am-5 pm. Quick and easy! Including boosters ages 12+.

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Posted on: November 22, 2021

12-6-21 Time to get back to regular health screenings!

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Get your breast, colorectal, lung screening now. Many health screenings are free. Check with your local health dept for programs to help or Heartland Health Services.

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Posted on: November 22, 2021

11-29-21 Illinois Tobacco-free Communities

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Help promote tobacco-free indoor/outdoor space and go vape free at businesses and events. Protect lungs from 2nd hand smoke. We can help! Call local health depts or Hult Center for Health now.

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