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Snarky_2 - Adams County Board to vote on quarter cent sales tax to build jail - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal
In the underground parking lot or in the city lot on 5th and Vermont or somewhere else and transport staff who are not a threat to anyone.
CoolEdge - REBEL MEDIA: Bush v. Clinton...yawn - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Hokey Pokey ... ha, that's right. These guys put their toe in the waters of phony campaign imaging, but when it comes to big money influence, these two are sharks.
Realist79 - QPS Board approves higher 2014 tax levy - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I understand why people vote for him. They do not want an increase to any funding for the school district. I just don't understand how people think he is doing anything good for schools. I don't recall him EVER bringing a new idea or plan for the district that could help or change things. Unfortunately as his vote totals show, he is a replica of many people in our community.
LeroyTirebiter - QPS Board approves higher 2014 tax levy - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Everyone knows Bud is the "people's champion". Vote "no" on everything, then you'll get re-elected every time. No need to read things, no need to understand things, no need to research things, no hard decisions to make.
Realist79 - QPS Board approves higher 2014 tax levy - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Why did Erwin vote no on the committees? Does anyone even bother asking Bud anymore why he votes no?

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Blessing bans latex balloons, citing allergy concerns

1 year, 7 months ago by Bob Gough

Concern for the safety of people with an allergy to latex has caused Blessing Health System to ban latex balloons from all areas of Blessing Hospital, Blessing Physician Services facilities and Illini Community Hospital in Pittsfield. The ban includes deliveries to patients and staff members.

“On any given day there are Blessing Health System patients with an allergy to latex receiving care and staff with an allergy to latex working,” said Carleen Orton, RN, BSN, CIC, Infection Control Coordinator, Blessing Corporate Services. “This ban is designed to reduce their risk of complications. The incidence of latex allergy may not be high, but for those who suffer with it the results can be serious.  It’s a safety issue.”

According to the federal Centers for Disease Control, latex allergy is a reaction to certain proteins in latex rubber. Increasing the exposure to latex proteins increases the risk of developing allergic symptoms.

Symptoms usually begin within minutes of exposure; but can occur hours later and can be varied. Mild reactions involve skin redness, rash, hives, or itching. More severe reactions may involve respiratory symptoms such as runny nose, sneezing, itchy eyes, scratchy throat, and asthma (difficult breathing, coughing spells, and wheezing). Allergic reactions to latex may be serious and can very rarely be fatal.


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