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.
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has confirmed the first mosquitoes to test positive for West Nile virus in Illinois for 2020. The Des Plaines Valley Mosquito Abatement District collected a positive mosquito batch on May 31, 2020 from River Forest, Illinois,... Read More.
Egyptian Health Department has now collected West Nile virus positive mosquito batches in both Gallatin and White Counties for the Summer of 2019. Surveillance for West Nile virus in Illinois includes laboratory tests on mosquito batches and dead birds, as well as testing sick horses... Read More.
SIC Bowling Falcons Sign West Frankfort’s Jordan Schach HARRISBURG, Ill. (May 30, 2019) – Jordan Schach of West Frankfort has pinned his intent to bowl with the Southeastern Illinois College’s Bowling Falcons for the 2019-20 season. SIC’s Head Coach Doug Cottom has had his eye on... Read More.
Power Outage A portion of the City of Carmi, near the Wal-mart area was without power for several hours Monday. The outage followed an accident at Viber Acoustics that apparently took out a utility pole. The outrage occurred before 9 Monday morning, causing a brief power... Read More.
Dubois County Health officials say six samples of mosquitos recently tested positive for West Nile Virus. People... Read More.
Egyptian Health Department (EHD) is reporting the first positive mosquito batches for West Nile virus in White County for 2018. Two separate batches of mosquitoes collected in Carmi tested positive for West Nile Virus on Friday, August 3. Illinois Department of Public Health Director,... Read More.
An aide to Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) will be available in Louisville, Wayne City, and West Salem next week to assist area constituents with any problems they may be having with federal government agencies. On Wednesday, April 18, the staff member will be at... Read More.
Tuesday in Edwards County Court, 31 year old Bryan French was sentenced to three years in Illinois Department of Corrections custody on a charge of domestic battery according to States Attorney Eric St. Ledger. Following incarceration,... Read More.