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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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New Initiative Aims to Curb Emergency Room Abuse

JOLIET – Unnecessary emergency room (ER) visits cost area consumers billions of dollars during 2015, but a new initiative championed by Will County’s Mobilizing Action for Planning and Partnerships Collaborative (MAPP), is designed to reduce healthcare costs.

COMMUNITY ASSISTANCE DAY

COMMUNITY ASSISTANCE DAY

Will County Community Health Center

Health and Resource Fair
Friday June 17, 2016
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

CRETE BAT TESTS POSITIVE FOR RABIES

CRETE - A rabid bat was found dead on June 2 at the Crete Public Library, in Crete, IL. The bat tested positive for rabies on June 3 by the Illinois Department of Public Health laboratory. This bat has become Will County's second confirmed case of wildlife rabies for 2016. The first positive case was on May 5 in Braidwood. So far this year, there have been 15 confirmed cases across the state of Illinois.

Tobacco-Free Parks

Tobacco-Free Parks

Tobacco-Free Parks Make Sense

Did you know that approximately 7% of Will County eighth grade students and about 23% of Will County twelfth grade students are currently using tobacco products? (Will County Illinois Youth Survey, 2014). According to the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, about 11,100 kids under 18 become new daily smokers in Illinois each year. As youth are easily influenced by the people around them, how can we, as a community, work to ensure that youth are surrounded by positive role models? By prohibiting tobacco use at recreational facilities, parks, and playgrounds, we can help establish a tobacco-free community norm and can promote a healthier environment!

Did you know ....?

Did you know ....?

The Will County Community Health Center accepts daily walk-ins

The Will County Community Health Center accepts daily walk-ins. For all ages!  We do almost everything in our walk-in clinic!  Come see us today!
Travel Immunization

Travel Immunization

Types of Immunizations and Fees

The following table displays the available vaccines and the cost. Pre-travel consultation is available for $30.00 for the first person; $15.00 for each additional person in the family.

Call 815-740-8143 for and appointment and information.  Daytime, early morning and late afternoon appointments are available.  Please schedule your appointment at least 4 weeks before your date of departure for maximum protection from vaccine-preventable diseases.

HEALTHY AND SAFE SUMMERTIME SWIMMING

HEALTHY AND SAFE SUMMERTIME SWIMMING

Know how to stay health and safe while you are enjoying the water!

Pools, waterparks, hot tubs/spas, splash pads, and water playgrounds are great places to have fun, be active, or just relax. Having fun while you swim this summer means knowing how to stay healthy and safe while enjoying the water!

Swimming is one of the most popular sports activities in the United States.1 And just 2.5 hours of water-based (or other forms of) physical activity per week has health benefits, we each need to do our part to minimize the risk of illness and injury.

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Office Locations

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