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Fall is here! Don't let the Flu haunt you and your family. Stickney Publick Health District is offering flu shots!.
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LSV Senior Center

LSV Newcomer Tours on Wednesdays

Never been to the Senior Center? Been here, but don’t really know all that it has to offer? Come in any Wednesday morning at 10 a.m. and get a guided tour by a member of the Senior Center Advisory Council.
No appointment needed.   Just check in at the front desk by 10 a.m. on any Wednesday morning.

Who is that Mystery Reader?

Find out who our guest reader was in our Pre K classes!


Illinois Department Of Public Health Urges Everyone 6 Months And Older To Be Vaccinated

SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Director Nirav D. Shah, M.D., J.D. is recommending that everyone older than 6 months be vaccinated against influenza.

The flu season in Illinois typically starts around October and can last up to May. The flu vaccine is becoming available at many local health departments, pharmacies, and health clinics around the state.

“The single most effective way to prevent getting the flu is an annual flu shot,” said Director Shah. “Influenza is a serious illness and can be fatal. Even healthy people get the flu each year, so it’s important for everyone to be vaccinated. Being vaccinated will not only help protect you, but it will help protect people at higher risk of severe illness such as the elderly.”

The flu vaccine is easier to get than ever. The vaccine comes in the traditional form of a flu shot, but for people who don’t like needles, there is an intradermal vaccine given with a much smaller needle, or a nasal spray. There are also a high-dose vaccine for people age 65 years and older and a recombinant (egg-free) vaccine. The vaccine is also becoming easier to get as more places, like workplaces, are offering the vaccine, and pharmacies are open earlier and close later to help people with busy schedules.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports the availability of more influenza vaccine this year than ever before. Manufactures are making more than 171 million doses, 40 million of which have already been distributed across the country. Overall, CDC estimates that 47 percent of the U.S. population age 6 months and older was vaccinated during the 2014-2015 season, similar to the 2013-2014 season and up from an estimated 41 percent five years ago.

Notice Concerning the Affordable Care Act Open Enrollment Period and Navigation Services

The Open Enrollment Period will begin shortly. For important information concerning this and related information please follow this link:

Affordable Care Act Notice

Community Health Improvement: Your Voice Counts and Your Opinion Matters

The Cook County Department of Public Health is asking suburban Cook County adults, ages 18 years and older, for information about conditions in our communities that support health. Conditions that support health include: affordable housing, health services, job opportunities, good schools, public transportation, recreation, community safety, and more.

Answering a few questions can help the health department and our partners improve your community's health. The survey takes about 15 minutes and is available in English and Spanish.


Language Volunteer Program

Are you bi-lingual? Interested in helping others? Find out how you can volunteer to bridge the language barrier for those seeking public services. More on the Language Volunteer Program...

Ribbon Cutting

Grand Re-Opening of the Louis S. Viverito Senior Center

Great weather welcomed hundreds of spectators to the rededication of the new and improved LSV Senior Center..