Category: Health

Loyola To Give Out Free Flu Shots At D89 Schools Dec. 10 And Dec. 17

Thursday, December 6, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews || Updated: 12/7/18 

Featured image: Loyola University Medical Center’s Pediatric Mobile Health Unit. | Photo submitted  

Loyola University Medical Center’s Pediatric Mobile Health Unit and the Loyola University Chicago School-Based Health Center are collaborating to bring free flu shots to Maywood-Melrose Park-Broadview District 89 middle school students.

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Government Advises Against Eating Romaine Lettuce After E.coli Outbreak

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

Officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are advising people not to eat any romaine lettuce, and businesses not to serve or sell the lettuce, until they learn more about a recent E.coli outbreak that has affected 32 people in 11 states, including Illinois.

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Some Proviso Suburbs Lead Suburban Cook In Sexually Transmitted Infections

Saturday, October 27, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: A heat map of syphilis rates throughout suburban Cook County. | Cook County Department of Public Health 

The villages of Bellwood, Broadview, Maywood and Melrose Park have some of the highest chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis infections in all of suburban Cook County, according to data released by the Cook County Department of Public Health this summer.

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