NEWS RELEASE 03/30/2020

coronavirus

NEWS RELEASE 03/30/2020 BOND COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT Confirmation has been received by the Bond County Health Department of a second positive COVID-19 case in Bond County. This person is a male in his 70’s. County officials are taking necessary steps to ensure close contacts are made aware. Close contact includes, living in the same household […]

For Immediate Release First Case 03-28

coronavirus

Bond County Health Department, along with the Illinois Department of Public Health has identified the first confirmed positive case of COVID-19 within Bond County. The patient is a female in her 30’s who is a resident of Bond County. She has not had any international travel and is only reporting mild symptoms at this time. […]

HSHS Important Notice

coronavirus

With the spike in novel Coronavirus cases throughout Illinois including the southern Illinois region, St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese and Highland and Holy Family Hospital Greenville are no longer allowing visitors into the hospital effective on March 21 at 6 a.m. HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese and Highland and HSHS Holy Family Hospital Greenville No Longer […]

NATIONAL COLORECTAL CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

NATIONAL COLORECTAL CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month reminds us that early detection is key. According to the American Cancer Society, more than a million people in the United States count themselves as survivors. While early detection and treatments make a difference, there is more that can be done. Knowing the causes and risk factors help prevent colorectal […]

IDPH HEALTHCARE GUIDANCE

IDPH

IDPH Healthcare Partners The IDPH Office of Preparedness and Response continues to review and distribute guidance to our healthcare partners for the purpose of information and education. Information is robust and readily available for you to use and is frequently being updated. Partnering with your Regional Healthcare Coalitions and other partners is a great way […]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

whooping cough

With a few recent diagnoses of whooping cough (pertussis) in young residents of Bond County, Bond County Health Department’s Administrator, Sean Eifert, is reminding parents to make sure both they and their children are up to date on all their vaccinations. The whooping cough vaccination is available at the health department at minimal to no […]

Illinois Novel Coronavirus Hotline

Illinois Novel Coronavirus Hotline

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) in coordination with the Illinois Poison Control Center have launched the Illinois Novel Coronavirus Hotline and email address to answer questions Local Health Departments, clinicians, and the general public may have regarding the 2019 novel Coronavirus. The hotline and email address were created to provide consistent information, answer […]