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Tips to Avoid Heat-Related Illnesses

June 29th, 2018

Learn the signs of heat-related illnesses and how to prevent them. A predicted heat wave for most of the state could bring a dangerous mix of high temperatures and high humidity. Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH)…

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Healthy Foods Distributions in Central Illinois

June 26th, 2018

Free events providing fresh produce, milk and other nutritious items. The Central Illinois Foodbank is holding “Healthy Foods Distribution” events throughout central Illinois this summer. The foodbank  partners with a host site to secure a parking lot and…

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Public Comment Notice for MFTD Waiver

May 11th, 2018

Comments for the proposed medically fragile, technology dependent waiver amendment are due June 9. The state invites families to provide their input for an amendment to the Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Waiver for children who are…

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