Public Health in the News – August 30, 2015




  • Several Chicago residents are at the end of their second week of hunger striking in an attempt to save a Bronzeville high school as well as call attention to modern educational policies that are unfair to students in disadvantaged neighborhoods.
  • An emergency response drill led by the Illinois Department of Public Health was recently conducted. Although the Illinois State Police and the Illinois Department of Transportation did not participate, Governor Rauner says he is confident the state will be able to handle disasters such as a terrorist attack or pandemic.
  • Two residents in a Quincy, Illinois veterans’ home have died from Legionnaires’ Disease.


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