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Congratulations, Staff, on New Awards

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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Health Department Helps Keep Temporary Events Safe

Special Inspections Help Keep Temporary Events Free of Foodborne Illness

If your church, business, club, or community organization sponsors a fundraiser where food is served, you probably know the Will County Health Department’s Division of Environmental Health inspects and permits temporary events to insure food safety.

Health Department Begins Swimming Facility Inspections

Inspection Program Goes Above and Beyond State Requirements

JOLIET – Will County’s 133 public swimming facilities and 12 bathing beaches traditionally open for business during the Memorial Day weekend, and the Will County Health Department is working to ensure each venue is ready.

Braidwood Bat Tests Positive for Rabies

First Rabies Case for 2016 Prompts Warning from Will County Animal Control

JOLIET - A live bat trapped in the garage of a Braidwood residence has become Will County's first confirmed case of wildlife rabies for 2016.


May Marks the beginning of the WNV season across Illinois

The West Nile Virus Information Line, 815-740-7631  enables area residents to access the latest information concerning WNV, report the location of dead birds, and talk to a Health Department representative about the disease during regular weekly business hours. 

WCHD Executive Director Testifies At Illinois House Appropriations Hearing Wednesday

WCHD Executive Director Testifies At Illinois House Appropriations Hearing Wednesday

Illinois House Bill 4955 Would Restore Some Funding For Suspended Health Department Programs

JOLIET -- Will County Health Department Executive Director Susan Olenek will be testifying at an Illinois House Appropriations Public Hearing Wednesday in support of Illinois House Bill 4955.

Health Department Urges Childhood Immunization Compliance

Call To Action Comes During National Infant Immunization Week

JOLIET – Vaccines are among the most successful and cost-effective public health tools available for preventing disease and death.

Family Health Services and National Public Health Week (NPHW)

Family Health Services and National Public Health Week (NPHW)

Family Health Services programs take on added significance during National Public Health Week

The variety of programs provided by the Health Department’s Division of Family Health Services speaks to the significance we attach to National Public Health Week.

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Office Locations

Main Office

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

Community Health Center

1106 Neal Avenue
Joliet, IL 60433

Eastern Branch Office

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

Northern Branch Office

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