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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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WILL CO HEALTH DEPT COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER ACCREDITATION NOW OFFICIAL

WILL CO HEALTH DEPT COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER ACCREDITATION NOW OFFICIAL

Joint Commission's Recognition of Community Health Center Now in Record Books

Chief Executive Officer Mary Maragos and Chief Medical Officer Dr. Jennifer Byrd led a two year effort to achieve the facility's accreditation.
MEDICAID CUTS PROJECTED TO BE VERY HARMFUL TO OPIOID CRISIS STATES

MEDICAID CUTS PROJECTED TO BE VERY HARMFUL TO OPIOID CRISIS STATES

Cuts resulting from proposed legislation would hit hard in states deeply affected by the addiction crisis and struggling to turn the corner, according to state data.

According to data compiled by The Associated Press, Medicaid expansion accounted for 61 percent of total Medicaid spending on substance abuse treatment in Kentucky, 47 percent in West Virginia, 56 percent in Michigan, 59 percent in Maryland, and 31 percent in Rhode Island.
BIG JUMP IN NUMBER OF COUNTIES NATIONWIDE WITH ZIKA-CARRYING MOSQUITOES

BIG JUMP IN NUMBER OF COUNTIES NATIONWIDE WITH ZIKA-CARRYING MOSQUITOES

Increases in Gulf Coast States and Various Major Cities

States especially affected include California, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Florida and other Gulf coast states, the mid-Atlantic states, as well as big cities such as Chicago.
MEN'S HEALTH MONTH PERSPECTIVE: GET GOING !!

MEN'S HEALTH MONTH PERSPECTIVE: GET GOING !!

File Interview from ABC's Good Morning America Drives the Point Home

June's "Men's Health Month" has brought numerous reminders about men still needing to be more pro-active.
HIV TESTING DAY: IT'S TIME FOR EVERYONE, INCLUDING DOCTORS, TO BE MORE COMFORTABLE

HIV TESTING DAY: IT'S TIME FOR EVERYONE, INCLUDING DOCTORS, TO BE MORE COMFORTABLE

A Question That Needs to be Asked During Routine Check-ups

The Will County Health Department will be offering free tests, from 10 AM to 2 PM, in their Northern Branch Office at 323 Quadrangle Drive in Bolingbrook.
HERE'S SOME ADVICE ON TICKS

HERE'S SOME ADVICE ON TICKS

Where are Ticks usually found?

A constant concern every summer.
A LOOK AT PUBLIC HEALTH ALL AROUND US

A LOOK AT PUBLIC HEALTH ALL AROUND US

Numerous Contributions Every Day

An overall perspective of public health's role in your life.
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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