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The Will County Health Department is the proud recipient of two new awards.

 

Gold level American Heart Association's Fit-Friendly Worksite award.

Recipient, American Heart Association Fit-Friendly Gold Award 2015

Recipient, Illinois Healthy Worksite Silver Level

 Silver recipient of the Illinois Healthy Worksite designation from 2015 to 2018.

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DIABETES ALERT DAY: IT'S MORE THAN JUST TAKING YOUR MEDICINE

DIABETES ALERT DAY: IT'S MORE THAN JUST TAKING YOUR MEDICINE

The Factor of Lifestyle is Just as Important to a Healthy Diabetic Life

Folks receiving diabetic screenings at the Will County Health Department Community Health Center were told about prevention, diet, and lifestyle changes.
NATIONAL NUTRITION MONTH IS A LIFELONG JOURNEY, STARTING AT INFANCY

NATIONAL NUTRITION MONTH IS A LIFELONG JOURNEY, STARTING AT INFANCY

Breastfeeding is the Best Possible Start for a Child

In the WIC (Women, Infants, and Children Special Supplemental Nutrition Program), nutrition begins first and foremost during a future mom’s pregnancy.
HIGH RISK PREGNANCIES GET HELP THROUGH "BETTER BIRTH OUTCOMES"

HIGH RISK PREGNANCIES GET HELP THROUGH "BETTER BIRTH OUTCOMES"

Risk Factors Could Include Age, Weight, Illness, Domestic Situation, Others

The first step is for these expectant mothers to know that the Better Birth Outcomes program is available to them.

MARCH IS NATIONAL COLORECTAL CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

Screening Very Important for Those 50 and Older

With March being Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, the Health Department is reminding everyone that a screening test is used to look for diseases when a person does not have current symptoms.
WORLD TB DAY REMINDS US: TUBERCULOSIS STILL VERY MUCH ALIVE

WORLD TB DAY REMINDS US: TUBERCULOSIS STILL VERY MUCH ALIVE

A Permanent Vaccine Continues to be Unlikely

YES, TB still exists; and NO, there is no permanent vaccine for it in the USA.
HEALTH DEPARTMENT HOLDS EVENT FOR DIABETES ALERT DAY

HEALTH DEPARTMENT HOLDS EVENT FOR DIABETES ALERT DAY

March 28 is Diabetes Alert Day

The Will County Health Department will hold a Diabetes Alert Day education event on March 28, 2017 from 10am to 2pm at the Will County Community Health Center (1106 Neal Avenue, Joliet, IL 60433).
WILL COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT EMPLOYEES RECEIVE CPR TRAINING

WILL COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT EMPLOYEES RECEIVE CPR TRAINING

Learning About What to Do Immediately; and Use of Automatic External Defibrilators

Will County Health Department Employees were shown the latest in "Friends and Family" CPR training during a recent visit by Second Chance Cardiac Solutions.
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Office Locations

Main Office

501 Ella Avenue
Joliet, IL 60433
815-727-8480
Fax: 815-727-8484
TDD: 815-727-8690

Community Health Center

1106 Neal Avenue
Joliet, IL 60433
815-727-8670

Eastern Branch Office

Suites 107 to 110
5601 W Monee-Manhattan Road
Monee, Il 60449
815-727-8803
708-534-0800
Fax: 708-534-3455

Northern Branch Office

323 Quadrangle Drive
Bolingbrook, IL 60440
630-679-7000
Fax: 630-679-7015