SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has confirmed the first human West Nile virus-related death in Illinois for 2020. A Chicago resident who became ill in mid-September and tested positive for West Nile virus has died. “Although we are already into fall, West... Read More.
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is reporting the first confirmed human case of West Nile virus in Illinois for 2020. A DuPage County resident in her 40s became ill in mid-August. “While we continue to battle the COVID-19 pandemic, we must also... Read More.
(Chicago) Today, the Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) released its model Sexual Harassment Prevention Training program for Illinois employers in compliance with Public Act 101-0221 (commonly referred to as the Workplace Transparency Act). “We cannot combat rampant sexual harassment in the workplace... Read More.
Illinois residents can complete the census online starting tomorrow at my2020census.gov CHICAGO/SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) announced the first day to complete the 2020 Census online is today, March 12th on my2020census.gov. The online questionnaire is the... Read More.
New website and public awareness campaign provide important safety and health information about cannabis use in Illinois CHICAGO/SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) today announced the launch of a statewide public awareness campaign and website that provide go-to resources for health and... Read More.
Wabash County Confirms Found Remains are Human The Wabash County Coroner’s Office confirms remains found earlier this week are human. The remains were found around 1:45 p.m. Tuesday in a farm field north of Mt. Carmel. A farmer told authorities he was mowing and came across what... Read More.
The Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) is raising awareness for children’s mental health and partnering with providers across the state for awareness day events. In honor of Mental Health Awareness month, Governor Bruce Rauner proclaimed May 10, 2018 to be Children’s Mental Health Day... Read More.
The Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) today announced the creation of a toll-free sexual harassment hotline to provide resources to the public, including referrals to counseling and legal services. The hotline, and accompanying website, will also allow for the reporting of sexual harassment... Read More.
The Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) is celebrating the state’s 200th birthday by focusing on inclusion and diversity. IDHR Acting Director Janice Glenn today announced the launch of the “Fairness and Equality Campaign” in recognition of the Illinois Bicentennial. The campaign aims to get... Read More.