As of yesterday..the State of Illinois has now reported 13 measles cases in the state..one of the highest numbers in decades.
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The Knox County Board of Health met last night to discuss multiple wellness related items including a new program in the works to provide vaccinations to adults free of charge.
The first outbreak of measles in Illinois this year came Tuesday in suburban Cook County, as an individual confirmed only to be above the age of 18 was diagnosed.
The woman who’s been the interim administrator in the Knox County Health Department for the last several months has been given the job permanently.
For many, there may still be more questions than answers about the Affordable Care Act, even if you did sign up last year for health insurance under the plan.
As the second round of insurance enrollment starts for the Affordable Care Act, the Knox County Health Department prepares not just to continue to help sign people up, but also to help people understand their benefits.
An almost $200,000 grant awarded to the Knox County Health Department is bringing about some big changes.
When the weather turns warm and the days get longer, people tend to spend more time outside.
Back in 2012 the Knox County Health Department applied for a grant through the Health Resources and Services Administrations.