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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.
Silver recipient of the Illinois Healthy Worksite designation from 2015 to 2018.
Health Department Executive Director Sue Olenek looks back at 2016 and ahead to 2017.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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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