It's disappointing that the online portion of the federal small business marketplace through Healthcare.gov will be delayed and it's important it get up and running as soon as possible. However, it doesn't change the fact that the marketplace can offer the most competitive combination of price and quality for small businesses purchasing health...
It's responsible for nearly all life on the planet, but rarely gets the respect it deserves. On December 5, this living and life-giving resource is finally getting its day—across the state and across the globe.
Trinity has added a new toll-free number for those uninsured community members wishing to set appointments to meet with specially trained Certified Application Counselors who can walk applicants through the Affordable Care Act insurance exchange marketplace enrollment process. There is no cost for an appointment.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) urge Illinois residents affected by recent severe storms, straight-line winds and tornadoes to be alert for potential fraud and to keep these points in mind.
Henry and Stark County Health Departments staff will provide information about “Get Covered Illinois Health Marketplace” and the Affordable Care Act in the cafeteria at Galva High School on Saturday, Dec. 7, from 9 a.m. to noon.
Prepare for the holidays by attending Julmarknad, or Christmas Market, in Bishop Hill. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 29, Saturday, Nov. 30, Sunday, Dec. 1, Saturday, Dec. 7 and Sunday, Dec. 8.
Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has recognized more than 900 Champions for Coverage nationwide. These organizations and businesses have volunteered to help Americans without affordable insurance learn more and get coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace, which opens for business tomorrow and will give...
Attorney General Lisa Madigan announced on Friday, Nov. 22, that her office has opened an investigation into improper fundraising tied to relief efforts underway in Washington, Ill., and other downstate Illinois communities hit by tornadoes and severe storms on Sunday, Nov. 17. Madigan urged Illinois residents who want to donate to the recovery...
Dexter Ingels scored 20 points and David Jeffries added 15, but it wasn't enough to avert a 68-57 loss by Galva against Williamsfield in opening-round play of the Williamsfield Tournament Monday night.
In a statement for the Senate record, U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) today recognized the importance of National Rural Health Day. In Illinois, 81 of the 83 rural counties are considered primary care shortage areas, impacting nearly 2 million Illinoisans.
Lightning is an underrated danger and the second leading cause of storm-related deaths in the U.S., exceeded only by floods. Damage from lightning strikes in 2012 cost State Farm more than $200 million in insurance claims.
It's that time of year again - Thanksgiving. And the staff of the Henryand Stark County Health Departments note as cooks across the country readythemselves for this annual feast day, it's important to remember that if youdon't eat the skin, and if you skim the fat from the gravy, turkey makes a
Following devastating tornadoes and severe storms that raced across Illinois on Sunday, Attorney General Lisa Madigan urged residents to be on alert for home repair con artists looking to exploit homeowners and local businesses needing repairs due to storm-related destruction and damage.
The chill in the air can put a damper on your outdoor workout routine, but it doesn't have to stop you in your tracks. There are simple ways to keep your fitness going strong through the fall and approaching winter months.
At least one tornado killed one person, injured dozens more and decimated hundreds of homes as a storm system moved through Pekin, East Peoria and Washington on Sunday. Thousands were left homeless and more than 23,000 were without power.