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Gold Awards

The Sangamon County Department of Public Health (SCDPH) is pleased to announce the 2018 “Gold Award” recipients. This is the 21st year this award has been presented to Sangamon County food service establishments which have demonstrated superior commitment to food safety. The Gold Awards include all types of food service establishments except for seasonal and temporary…
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Sangamon County Department of Public Health
Sangamon County Department of Public Health8 hours ago
Is your head spinning over the conflicting messages you hear about cholesterol? That’s not surprising. Researchers are learning more about cholesterol and saturated fat. And, as they learn more, nutrition advice may change. Learn more about cholesterol here: https://www.eatright.org/health/wellness/heart-and-cardiovascular-health/what-is-cholesterol .
Sangamon County Department of Public Health
Sangamon County Department of Public Health3 days ago
The Sangamon County Department of Public Health now has a PrEP clinic. For more information on PrEP visit https://www.cdc.gov/hiv/risk/prep/index.html .
Sangamon County Department of Public Health
Sangamon County Department of Public Health5 days ago
Young women (and young men, too) can fall into the trap of wanting to look like super-thin models or television personalities. These unrealistic goals can lead to an unhealthy body image and low self-esteem, not to mention disordered eating behaviors. Some early warning signs of disordered eating are rapid weight loss, overly picky eating and the desire to eat alone. Find more information at: https://www.eatright.org/health/diseases-and-conditions/eating-disorders/body-image-and-young-women .
Sangamon County Department of Public Health
Sangamon County Department of Public Health6 days ago
JOB POSTING: The Sangamon County Department of Public Health is seeking nurse applicants to perform duties as the Chief of the Infectious Disease Unit. For details visit: https://scdph.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/POSTING-Chief-Infectious-Disease-Unit.pdf .