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PRESS RELEASE: Health Department Alert For Measles

PRESS RELEASE: Health Department Alert For Measles

Vaccine-Preventable Virus a Growing National Problem

JOLIET - There hasn't been a confirmed case of Will County measles in nearly a decade, but the Health Department is on high alert in the wake of case reports from multiple states.

 

 Health Department Navigators Working Overtime as Health Insurance Open Enrollment Deadline Looms

Health Department Navigators Working Overtime as Health Insurance Open Enrollment Deadline Looms

Open Enrollment for 2015 Concludes Feb. 15

Joliet - Prompt action is required if you wish to enroll in an affordable, private health insurance plan through the Illinois Marketplace. Less than three weeks remain before the only open enrollment period for 2015 ends, and the Will County Health Department anticipates a late rush to beat the February 15 deadline.

Will County Community Health Center Dental Director Sangita Garg D.D.S. Talks Dental Health

February is National Dental Health Month

JOLIET – Dental Director Sangita Garg D.D.S. knows how much good dental health means to her Will County Community Health Center patients. She enjoys reminiscing about services provided by the dental clinic (1106 Neal Avenue in Joliet).

Cervical Cancer Awareness Month Promotes Prevention

JOLIET – As part of an ongoing effort to reduce the incidence of cervical cancer, the Will County Health Department and Community Health Center urges area women to take action during January – Cervical Health Awareness Month.

Health Department Urges Radon Testing

Radon Kits Available At Three Health Department Locations For The New Year

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.

Health Insurance Enrollments Sure to Spike in New Year

Health Department Urges Enrollment Now to Beat Rush

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.

Get A Flu Shot During Vaccinate Illinois Week

December 7-13

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.

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Main Office Community Health Center Eastern Branch Office Northern Branch Office
501 Ella Avenue
Joliet, IL 60433
815-727-8480
Fax: 815-727-8484
TDD: 815-727-8690
1106 Neal Avenue
Joliet, IL 60433
815-727-8670
44 Town Center
University Park, IL 60484
815-727-8803
708-534-0800
Fax: 708-534-3455
323 Quadrangle Drive
Bolingbrook, IL 60440
630-679-7000
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