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IDPH Reminds Illinoisans To Avoid July 4th Hazards; Celebrate Summer Safely

Foodborne Illnesses, Sunburn And Heat Stroke, Seasonal Pests Like Mosquitos And Ticks, Unsafe Handling Of Fireworks Can Spoil July 4th Festivities And Summer Fun

As people across the state prepare to celebrate the 2024 Fourth of July holiday, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is reminding Illinoisans to heed proven safety advice and avoid ruining the festivities. Follow food handling safety tips to protect friends and family from foodborne illnesses. Avoid sunburn and heat stroke by using sunscreen and proper summer attire. Protect yourself from disease carrying pests like mosqui...


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