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Central Illinois News Center
Galesburg tackles U.S. EPA recommendationsbeen focusing heavily on lead in the water but we've now learned there may be a
Galesburg tackles U.S. EPA recommendations
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 3 days ago
been focusing heavily on lead in the water but we've now learned there may be a bigger issue. Officials at the Knox County Health Department say the lead is coming from elsewhere. "When we look at the lead dust and paint about 80-90%... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Rabies vaccination clinics set for Mayhas a few bats test positive each year, posing a danger even to indoor animals,
Rabies vaccination clinics set for May
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
has a few bats test positive each year, posing a danger even to indoor animals, since bats can fly inside homes. The Knox County Health Department and Knoxville Veterinarian Association will offer $10 rabies shots at area schools from 2-4:30... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
County, public health officials ask for community’s help to prevent mosquito-borne illnessofficials are asking for the community's assistance to prevent mosquito-borne i
County, public health officials ask for community’s help to prevent mosquito-borne illness
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
officials are asking for the community's assistance to prevent mosquito-borne illness. Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett, the Knox County Health Department (KCHD) and the East Tennessee Regional Health Office (ETRO) of the Tennessee Department of... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Meetings solicit input for State Health Planof Health Division of Health Planning oversees a forum for public input into th
Meetings solicit input for State Health Plan
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
of Health Division of Health Planning oversees a forum for public input into the state's health plan Wednesday at Knox County Health Department. About 15 people attended. The state's Health Plan, updated yearly, affects all Tennessee... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Sweep for codes violations expected in Edgewood Parkspecific streets that will be visited will be named. Inspectors will also coll
Sweep for codes violations expected in Edgewood Park
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
specific streets that will be visited will be named. Inspectors will also collect data during the sweep to assist the Knox County Health Department with its Project Diabetes sidewalk obstruction campaign, according to the news... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Galesburg City Council questions AP report on drinking water contaminationof Galesburg urging him to make immediate changes to the city's water. The cit
Galesburg City Council questions AP report on drinking water contamination
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 11 days ago
of Galesburg urging him to make immediate changes to the city's water. The city council announced a partnership with the Knox County Health Department to update the city's lead plan and create a long term solution to the problem, but many... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Health departments to measure how prepared residents are for emergencyThe Knox County Health Department could soon be knocking on your door to see ho
Health departments to measure how prepared residents are for emergency
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 18 days ago
The Knox County Health Department could soon be knocking on your door to see how ready you are in the event of an emergency. KCHD will work with the East Tennessee Regional Health Office from the state Department of Health to do door-to-door... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Knock, knock: Health officials plan door-to-door surveyshealth departments will be conducting door-to-door interviews both days, as par
Knock, knock: Health officials plan door-to-door surveys
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 19 days ago
health departments will be conducting door-to-door interviews both days, as part of a training exercise. Staffers from the Knox County Health Department and the East Tennessee Regional Health Office, in teams of two, will interview some residents... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Women at risk for substance abuse offered birth controlCamdyn, while listening to a presentation from Cira Roberts, a nurse practition
Women at risk for substance abuse offered birth control
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 19 days ago
Camdyn, while listening to a presentation from Cira Roberts, a nurse practitioner with the Women's Health Clinic of the Knox County Health Department, Tuesday, April 5, 2016. Williams is taking part in a program that offers long-acting... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Bustos expresses concerns about Galesburg waterGALESBURG, Ill. -- The leaded water brought U.S. Congresswoman Cheri Bustos to
Bustos expresses concerns about Galesburg water
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 19 days ago
GALESBURG, Ill. -- The leaded water brought U.S. Congresswoman Cheri Bustos to meet with Galesburg city officials and the Knox County Health Department on Friday. In a statement, Bustos said in part, "As a mother and grandmother, I'm deeply... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Uptick of rabies cases in Tennessee petsanimals, especially animals that live in a house with a family, is concerning,"
Uptick of rabies cases in Tennessee pets
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 27 days ago
animals, especially animals that live in a house with a family, is concerning," said Dr. Martha Buchanan, of the Knox County Health Department. Buchanan says there's no treatment for rabies in animals or humans after they've caught the... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
State warns of possible rabies uptickincluding livestock, may be vaccinated at the owner's discretion if a vaccine i
State warns of possible rabies uptick
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 29 days ago
including livestock, may be vaccinated at the owner's discretion if a vaccine is legally available for that species. Knox County Health Department has scheduled its annual $10 rabies vaccination clinics dogs and cats for May 7 and 14 at area... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Training to help adults notice, prevent child abusehours also will be offered for free, said coalition member Amy Rowling, violenc
Training to help adults notice, prevent child abuse
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 30 days ago
hours also will be offered for free, said coalition member Amy Rowling, violence prevention health educator for the Knox County Health Department. Rowling said the training will help adults learn how to pick up on "indicators" of possible... Read more

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