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FCPHD Recognizes Go Red Day Each year on the first Friday in February, the American Heart Association encourages individuals nationwide to wear red to raise awareness about heart disease as …
February is Earthquake Preparedness Month in Illinois Illinois e-News Release February is Earthquake Preparedness Month in Illinois SPRINGFIELD, IL – While some hazards such as storms, tornadoes and floods can be forecasted …
Who’s Really Calling? Beware of Growing Government Imposter Phone and Email Scams Who’s Really Calling? Beware of Growing Government Imposter Phone and Email Scams Scammers are increasingly using phone calls, emails, and even text messages to impersonate …
Office Closed - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day The Ford County Public Health Department will be closed on Monday, January 20, 2020, due to Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Normal business hours will …
Fraud Advisory: Inspector General Warns Public About  New Twist to Social Security Phone Scams FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 8, 2020 The Inspector General of Social Security, Gail S. Ennis, is warning the public that telephone scammers may send faked …
January is ‘Radon Action Month’ in Illinois January is ‘Radon Action Month’ in Illinois Statewide Radon Poster and Video Contests Now Accepting Entries SPRINGFIELD – Cold weather might put a damper on …
CANNABIS IS NOW LEGAL IN ILLINOIS The Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act provides for the controlled legalization of adult use cannabis in Illinois beginning January 1, 2020. What is Cannabis? Cannabis …
Don't Let This Guest Ruin Your New Year's Eve Party Lot's of People, Lot's of Leftovers Bacteria love parties! Between food sitting out for too long and more leftovers than you can handle, you have …
Holiday Office Hours Ford County Public Health Department's holiday office hours are as follows. Christmas Eve, December 24, 2019 - Normal business hours, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm …
Ford County Public Health Department Hosting Food Service Sanitation Manager Certification Course Taught by Parkland Community College Ford County Public Health Department Hosting Food Service Sanitation Manager Certification Course Taught by Parkland Community College The Center for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that …
Ford County Public Health Department Offers Medicare Open Enrollment Assistance   FORD COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT OFFERS MEDICARE OPEN ENROLLMENT ASSISTANCE Medicare’s open enrollment ends December 7, 2018, so now is the time to compare prescription drug plans.  It is important for …
National Immunization Awareness Month National Immunization Awareness Month celebrates the important of vaccines SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is recognizing August as National Immunization …
West Nile Virus Positive Bird Reported in Ford County West Nile Virus Positive Bird Reported in Ford County     The Ford County Public Health Department is reporting the first West Nile virus positive …
Ford County Public Health Department Kicks off Mosquito Surveillance Program Ford County Public Health Department Kicks off Mosquito Surveillance Program Through an Illinois Department of Public Health Vector Control Grant, Ford County Public Health Department …
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Ford County Public Health Department Asking Public to Wear Purple on June 15, 2017  in Recognition of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day   Ford County, …
Dead Birds Being Collected by Ford County Public Health Department Dead Birds Being Collected By Ford County Public Health Department     Ford County, IL - Ford County Public Health Department collects dead birds May …
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