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Posted on: January 27, 2023

New Covid-19 Community Level Metrics

     The Henry & Stark County Health Departments announce that both Henry County and Stark County are currently at “LOW” Community Level on the CDC Covid-19 Data Tracker map. The CDC’s COVID-19 ...

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Posted on: January 26, 2023

Weekly Covid-19 Positive Cases

The Henry and Stark County Health Departments announce they had 46* New Confirmed Positive Covid-19 Cases Reported the Past Week in Henry County, and 6* New Confirmed Positive Covid-19 Cases Reported in the Past Week in Stark County.  The Departm...

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Posted on: January 27, 2023

Stay Warm, Stay Safe! Frostbite & Hypothermia Prevention

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The staff of the Henry and Stark County Health Departments and their First Choice Healthcare Clinics in Kewanee and Colona remind area residents that frostbite and hypothermia are the greatest threats facing anyone who ventures outside in temperatures bel...

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Posted on: January 27, 2023

12 Communities, 12 Months

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The Henry & Stark County Health Departments and First Choice Healthcare remind area residents of our “12 Communities, 12 Months” outreach initiative for 2023. The initiative calls for Health Department & First Choice Healthcare staff going out to ...

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Posted on: January 23, 2023

Family Planning Program

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The Henry County Health Department and its First Choice Healthcare Clinics remind area residents of their Family Planning clinic program.

Through the family planning clinic program, the Department and First Choice Healthcare hope to give women the informat...

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Posted on: January 13, 2023

January is National Cervical Health Awareness

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The Henry and Stark County Health Departments and First Choice announce that January is National Cervical Health Awareness and Cervical Cancer Prevention Month and share the following facts about cervical cancer:

Each year in the US approximately 12,000 wo...

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Posted on: January 13, 2023

CPR Classes

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The Henry and Stark County Health Departments and First Choice Healthcare remind residents they are once again offering monthly CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) Certification Classes.

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the ...

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Posted on: January 13, 2023

Winter Blues

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The Henry and Stark County Health Department along with First Choice Healthcare and its Behavioral Health Staff would like to address what many refer to as the “Winter Blues.” The winter blues are very common, with many of us experienc...

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Posted on: January 6, 2023

Winter Survival Startegies

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The Henry and Stark County Health Department and their First Choice Healthcare Clinics in Kewanee and Colona offer area residents some important winter survival strategies.  These safety tips can help us all to get through the New Year Happy, Hea...

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Posted on: January 6, 2023

January is National Radon Action Month

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The Henry and Stark County Health Departments note that January has been proclaimed National Radon Action Month in Illinois, by calling attention to the fact that radon is the second-leading cause of lung cancer overall and the leading cause of lung cance...

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Posted on: January 3, 2023

Health Department and First Choice Healthcare Clinics Offer Healthy Resolutions Checklist!

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Are you planning your New Year's resolutions for 2023?"  The Henry and Stark County Health Department and our First Choice Healthcare Clinics in Kewanee and Colona offer the following Healthy Resolutions Checklist for your consideration:

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Posted on: December 29, 2022

Bivalent Covid-19 Boosters for ages 6 mos-5 years in Kewanee and Colona

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The Henry and Stark County Health Department and First Choice Healthcare announce they now have the Covid-19 Bivalent Booster for Ages 6 Mos-5 Yrs.  Therefore, all are residents 6 months of age and older can get a Bivalent Covid-19 Booster vaccin...

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Posted on: December 29, 2022

Food Protection Manager's Certification Course

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The Environmental Health Division of the Henry and Stark County Health Departments announce they will be holding two Certified Food Protection Manager's Courses. Local participants may choose from 2 courses to be held:

Class 1 will meet on Monday,...

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Posted on: December 29, 2022

New PrEP/HIV Prevention Program

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The Henry and Stark County Health Departments note as we come to an end to 2022; we are sharing some exciting information about a new PrEP/HIV Prevention program and services the Health Department and our First Choice Healthcare Clinics in Kewanee and Col...

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Posted on: December 12, 2022

Guidance for the Holiday & Infectious Season!

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The Henry and Stark County Health Departments and their First Choice Healthcare Clinics it’s the time of year to look ahead to preventing sickness during the upcoming holiday and infectious season.  It’s important to alert the...

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Posted on: December 2, 2022

Henry and Stark WIC Program Officers Optional Face to Face Service Delivery

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The Henry and Stark County Health Department WIC (Women, Infants and Children) Food Supplemental program staff reminds local residents that they have returned to optional “Face to Face” appointments and services delivery.

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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