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Health Department Begins Swimming Facility Inspections

Public Pools, Beaches Require Special Attention

JOLIET – Will County’s 128 public swimming facilities and 12 bathing beaches traditionally open for business during the Memorial Day weekend, and the Will County Health Department is working to ensure each venue is ready.

May Is National Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental Illness is More Common Than You Think

JOLIET – There are dozens of important health awareness events celebrated annually, and one of the oldest yearly milestones is National Mental Health Awareness Month.

Health Department Facility Open For Business

Health Department Facility Open For Business

Eastern Branch Office Serving Residents of Seven Will County Townships

JOLIET – A new Will County Health Department branch office facility designed to serve the public health needs of seven Eastern Will County townships opened for business May 11.

Health Department to Activate WNV Information Line

Health Department to Activate WNV Information Line

Dead Bird Reporting Critical to West Nile Virus Initiative

JOLIET – May marks the beginning of the West Nile Virus (WNV) season across Illinois.  ounty residents can help to minimize the potential for WNV by reporting dead birds to the Will County Health Department. Will County’s WNV Information Line is now available for individuals wishing to report dead birds that can help identify the potential for human infections. The 24-hour service is accessible at 815-740-7631.



May Marks the beginning of the WNV season across Illinois

The West Nile Virus Information Line, 815-740-7631  enables area residents to access the latest information concerning WNV, report the location of dead birds, and talk to a Health Department representative about the disease during regular weekly business hours. 

Botulism Outbreak Food For Thought

Botulism Outbreak Food For Thought

Health Department Working To Prevent Similar Incidents

JOLIET -- Foodborne botulism illnesses are rare in the U.S., but a recent outbreak in central Ohio illustrates what can happen when contaminated food is served.

Frankfort Bat Tests Positive For Rabies

Rabies Threat Greatest in Summer, but Risks Always Present

Joliet – No human or domestic animal exposures were identified, but a live bat trapped in Frankfort is Will County’s first case of wildlife rabies for 2015.

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Main Office Community Health Center Eastern Branch Office Northern Branch Office
501 Ella Avenue
Joliet, IL 60433
Fax: 815-727-8484
TDD: 815-727-8690
1106 Neal Avenue
Joliet, IL 60433
44 Town Center
University Park, IL 60484
Fax: 708-534-3455
323 Quadrangle Drive
Bolingbrook, IL 60440
Fax: 630-679-7015