Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Peoria County STD Cases Reflect National Trend By Kristin McHugh • Aug 29, 2018 Peoria City/County Health Department A record number of sexually transmitted disease cases are being reported in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says nearly 2.3 million chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis cases were diagnosed in 2017. Illinois, Iowa Officials Look into Rise in Parasitic Illness By Associated Press • Jul 13, 2018 Health officials in Illinois and Iowa are investigating an increase in people becoming sick from a parasite that causes intestinal illness. Woman Diagnosed with West Nile Virus, Illinois Calls in CDC By Associated Press • Jun 21, 2018 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has agreed to investigate a confirmed case of West Nile virus in Illinois. CDC Report Examines Legionnaires' at Quincy Veterans Home By Associated Press • May 30, 2018 A report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says there continues to be issues with Legionnaires' disease at an Illinois veterans home despite improvements.