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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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STATE OF THE AGENCY ADDRESS GIVEN TO WILL COUNTY HEALTH DEPT STAFF

STATE OF THE AGENCY ADDRESS GIVEN TO WILL COUNTY HEALTH DEPT STAFF

Executive Director Sue Olenek Delivers Inaugural Address; Plans to Have One Each January

Health Department Executive Director Sue Olenek looks back at 2016 and ahead to 2017.

ONE MORE WEEK FOR RADON ACTION MONTH

Get Your Testing Kit from Will County Health Department Branches

Joliet-  The Will County Health Department is reminding you that eight dollar radon test kits are still on sale for the rest of Radon Action Month, and afterwards while supplies last.

WHY DO WE KEEP TRACK OF FLU STATISTICS?

WHY DO WE KEEP TRACK OF FLU STATISTICS?

And What Do We Know Before the Season Begins?

Joliet- Despite recent reports of Norovirus in Kane County and a bit of a rise in overall Will County influenza numbers the last two weeks of December, the current flu season is being described as “average.”

 

 
JANUARY IS BIRTH DEFECTS PREVENTION MONTH

JANUARY IS BIRTH DEFECTS PREVENTION MONTH

Team Effort is Needed in Fight Against Birth Defects

Joliet- January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month.  But for many of those that work in the Will County Health Department it’s a battle they fight every day of the year.

 

 

PROPER HYGIENE KEY TO AVOIDING ILLNESSES LIKE NOROVIRUS

Hand Washing, as always, is extremely important

Joliet- Will County Health Department Epidemiology & Infectious Disease Coordinator Dr. Alpesh Patel says it is the common season for illnesses like Norovirus, which recently was reported in some Kane County Schools, with St. Charles East High School having to cancel classes for a couple of days.

COLLABORATIVE EFFORT LOOKING TO BRING NEW 100 BED PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL TO SILVER CROSS CAMPUS

COLLABORATIVE EFFORT LOOKING TO BRING NEW 100 BED PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL TO SILVER CROSS CAMPUS

Will County Health Department Giving Full Support to New Facility

Joliet- The Will County Health Department is offering its support for a newly announced partnership between Silver Cross Hospital and US HealthVest, LLC; the parent company of Chicago Behavioral Hospital.  This plan calls for a 100-bed psychiatric hospital on the Silver Cross campus in New Lenox, to be named Silver Oaks Hospital. 

PREGNANT MOTHERS ARE REMINDED: YOUR DENTAL HEALTH IS IMPORTANT

PREGNANT MOTHERS ARE REMINDED: YOUR DENTAL HEALTH IS IMPORTANT

Dental Care During Pregnancy Must Not be Overlooked

Joliet- “What goes into your mouth becomes part of the baby you are carrying.”  That’s what Will County Health Department Community Health Center Dental Program Manager Kimberly Nay wants young mothers to remember.

Community Health Center Dental Director Dr. Sangita Garg encourages all pregnant women to seek dental exams and treatment.  And Nay added that due to special state funding, they will likely be eligible to have their checkup covered.


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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