WanaBana Fruit Pouches Recalled for High Concentrations of Lead
The FDA is advising parents and caregivers not to buy or feed WanaBana apple cinnamon fruit puree pouches to children because the product may contain elevated levels of lead. Parents and caregivers of toddlers and young children who may have consumed WanaBana apple cinnamon fruit puree pouches should contact their child’s healthcare provider about getting a blood test.
For the full article, and symptoms of lead toxicity visit the FDA press release at:
Book Donations being accepted for One Stop Community Christmas
Between Nov. 1st and Dec. 1st, you can donate new books that will be provided to children newborn to 18 years of age in our area. One Stop Community Christmas is taking both monetary and book donations to spread the gift of reading.
You can take donations to the Regional Office of Education #11 in Charleston, or drop them off in the gift-wrapped box in the lobby of the Cumberland County Health Department.
If you'd like to know more about One Stop Community Christmas, visit their website at :
Regional Office of Education #11
Monday-Friday 8 AM - 4:30 PM
730 7th Street
Cumberland County Health Department
Monday-Thursday 8 AM - 5 PM
200 S Indiana Street
The Cumberland County Health Department’s (CCHD) Mission is to assist County Residents, of all ages,
with the development and maintenance of healthy living habits through programs based on the assessment of
their needs. As we look forward to 2023 and beyond, CCHD is committed to reach out to all residents by offering
preventative, screening, maintenance, and safety programs that are available, accessible, and affordable. Keeping
financial prudence in mind, we will grow and expand services based upon the community needs and will
collaborate with other providers who share our goals and vision.
IDPH Warns Public to Watch Out for Rabid Bats
Over two dozen cases of rabies have been verified in bats across 14 Illinois counties this year. For information about rabies and what to do if you think you've been exposed, plus tips for keeping you family and pets safe from exposure, you can read the article on our
Or read the original news release on the IDPH website at:
Game Day Food Safety
The IDPH would like to remind residents to practice proper food safety during watch parties and when tailgating at the big game.
For tips and links on safe food handling, click the image to see the full article, or visit the CDC's list of guidelines at:
Click the image to view or download this article as a PDF