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New Year's Day
JOLIET – The Will County Health Department urges area homeowners to be aware of radon dangers and test their homes for the presence of radon, an odorless gas with potentially serious consequences.
JOLIET – If you want health insurance coverage early in the New Year, the Will County Health Department urges you to enroll now. The Health Department has a pool of Department of Insurance licensed Navigators available to help you and your family apply for health coverage. You can apply for Illinois Marketplace or Medicaid coverage, and Navigators are available at six county locations on a regularly scheduled basis.
All Will County Health Department offices will close at noon on Wednesday December 24, and Wednesday December 31. Some programs may have reduced hours during the holiday season. Please check with the program or service you require prior to your scheduled appointment with us to make sure someone will be available when you're planning to visit with us. (We are also closed on Christmas Day (Thursday 12/25) and New Year's Day (Thursday 01/01/15). Thank you
JOLIET – To reduce the risk of illness, the Will County Health Department is teaming with other health departments and healthcare organizations across the state to encourage residents to get a flu shot during Vaccinate Illinois Week, December 7-13.
JOLIET – Did you know that Americans will account for nearly 76 million cases of foodborne illness (FBI), during 2014? Worse yet, FBIs will hospitalize more than 325,000 by year’s end, and claim 5,000 American lives.
JOLIET-The Great American Smokeout was November 20, but don’t worry if you didn’t quit. The Will County Health Department’s Tobacco Control and Prevention Program is encouraging tobacco users across the County to make TODAY your quit day.