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Routine mosquito testing has identified the first batch of mosquitoes positive for West Nile virus in Jackson County in 2020.

The county health department reports the mosquitoes were collected on September 10, in and around Murphysboro.

The weekly COVID-19 case count from SIU-Carbondale shows another jump in positive tests from last week.

Jackson County Holds Educational Forum For Young Adults

Jul 31, 2020
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The Carbondale Public Library and Carbondale NAACP hosted an online conference directed at young adults addressing the spike in COVID-19 cases in Jackson County.

Jackson County Health officials are concerned about the drastic increase in COVID-19 cases in young adults.

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Eight additional COVID-19 Cases were announced in Jackson County. 

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Jackson County Health Department announced two deaths and 14 new cases of COVID-19. 

8 New COVID-19 Cases Reported in Jackson County

Apr 28, 2020
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Jackson County announced additional eight cases of COVID-19

Jackson County Reports One New Case of COVID-19

Apr 27, 2020
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Jackson County Health Department announced one new case of COVID-19. 

One New Case of COVID-19 in Jackson County

Apr 24, 2020
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One new case of COVID-19 was reported in Jackson County. 

Jackson County Reports 5 New Cases of COVID-19

Apr 23, 2020
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Jackson County has announced five new cases of COVID-19. 

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Jackson County is reporting one death and two new cases of COVID-19. 

Jackson County COVID-19 Cases Reach 49

Apr 21, 2020
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One new case of COVID-19 is being reported in Jackson County.

Jackson County Man Dies from COVID-19

Apr 19, 2020
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A man in his 80s has died from COVID-19 after previously testing postive in Jackson County. 

He becomes the fifth death in the county. 

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The Jackson County Health Department says there are two new confirmed cases of COVID-19 over the past 24 hours.

1 new case of COVID-19 in Jackson County

Apr 15, 2020
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Jackson County is reporting one new case of COVID-19. 

Two New Cases of COVID-19 in Jackson County

Apr 14, 2020
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Jackson County Health Department is reporting two new cases of COVID-19.

4th COVID-19 Death Reported in Jackson County

Apr 13, 2020
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A 4th Jackson County resident has died from COVID-19.

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Southern Illinois Health Officials released updated COVID-19 cases Sunday. 

2 New Cases of COVID-19 Reported in Jackson County

Apr 10, 2020
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Jackson County Health Department announced two new confirmed cases of COVID-19. 

Jackson County Health Department was notified in the past 24 hours of three new confirmed cases of COVID-19, including the death of a female in her nineties.

This death is the second overall known from the disease in Jackson County.

Jackson County Public Health

Jackson County Health Department was notified in the past 24 hours of three new confirmed cases of COVID-19, including the death of a female in her nineties.

The Jackson County Health Department reports five new cases.

The new positive results include two people in their 20's; one each in their 40's, 60's and 70's.

The Jackson County Health Department is reporting three new cases of COVID-19.

The three new positive tests are a man in his 60's, likely acquired from travel out of state...a woman in her 20's, likely acquired from travel to the Chicago area... and a woman in her 90's, acquired locally.

A 4th Jackson County resident has tested positive for COVID-19.

The Jackson County Health Department says this individual is a male in his early twenties. He is reportedly doing well and is at home on isolation.

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This week is National Public Health Week and Sarah Patrick, director of the Jackson County Public Health Department, says they have a big goal in mind.|

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The Human Papillomavirus is spread from skin contact and mucus membranes from someone who probably doesn’t know they’re infected.

The Jackson County Health Department will be hosting an HPV Vaccination Health Fair Tuesday February 26 from 3 to 6 pm.

The Jackson County Health Department and the Sheriff's Office are holding a drug take-back and confidential document shredding event.

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The Jackson County Health Department is looking for Jackson County residents using private well water to participate in free water testing.

Director of the Division of Environmental Health and Emergency Preparedness Bart Hagston says the research project is gathering data on the presence of lead in private water wells.

The Jackson County Health Department is preparing to be open five days a week again.

Because of the prolonged Illinois budget stalemate, the facility closed on Fridays in December 2015.