McDonough County Health Department http://tspr.org en McDonough County Identified As Tick-Populated http://tspr.org/post/mcdonough-county-identified-tick-populated <p>People are not the only ones who take advantage of the outdoors in the summer. Ticks flock the many hiking trails, camping grounds, and fishing spots throughout the area. Wed, 02 Jul 2014 21:25:21 +0000 Frannie Smith 55833 at http://tspr.org McDonough County Identified As Tick-Populated West Nile Season Approaches http://tspr.org/post/west-nile-season-approaches <p>As summer approaches, local health departments are on the lookout for West Nile. They are targeting mosquitoes the main carrier of the deadly virus. Mon, 19 May 2014 15:04:29 +0000 Frannie Smith 53430 at http://tspr.org West Nile Season Approaches Obamacare: Special Enrollment Period Underway http://tspr.org/post/obamacare-special-enrollment-period-underway <p>The open enrollment period to sign up for health insurance is over. But, many might still be able to register for coverage. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 20:10:38 +0000 Emily Boyer 51640 at http://tspr.org Obamacare: Special Enrollment Period Underway A Look Inside the Resurgence of Measles http://tspr.org/post/look-inside-resurgence-measles <p>Measles is a highly contagious, viral disease. Measles was considered eradicated from the U.S. in 2000. In the last month, 2 cases have been reported in McDonough County. Wed, 12 Mar 2014 19:58:31 +0000 Emily Boyer 49718 at http://tspr.org A Look Inside the Resurgence of Measles Another Measles Case in McDonough County http://tspr.org/post/another-measles-case-mcdonough-county <p>Those who attended a junior high school volleyball game in Bushnell on Tuesday, February 25, might have been exposed to the measles. Thu, 06 Mar 2014 03:01:39 +0000 Rich Egger 49365 at http://tspr.org Another Measles Case in McDonough County