Media Relations & Press Releases
Holiday Food Safety: The Basics and Everything Else

Press Release: Holiday Food Safety: The Basics and Everything Else

Four Key Areas: Clean, Separate, Cook, Chill

Friday, November 17, 2017/Author: Environmental Health Staff/Number of views (86)/ Article rating: No rating
There may be some tips that make people say, “Oh, I never thought of that!” more...
Health Literacy: A Two-Way Street for Healthcare's Future

Press Release: Health Literacy: A Two-Way Street for Healthcare's Future

Key Component: Education of Future Young Adults

Monday, November 13, 2017/Author: Website Administrator 10/Number of views (153)/ Article rating: No rating
What exactly is “health literacy,” and why is it important for healthcare’s future? more...
Will County Health Department Teammates Combine to Offer HIV PrEP Clinic

Press Release: Will County Health Department Teammates Combine to Offer HIV PrEP Clinic

Follow-Up Visits Required for this Program

Monday, November 13, 2017/Author: Community Health Center Staff/Number of views (261)/ Article rating: No rating
The drug Truvada, approved by the FDA for helping prevent HIV in 2012, is a major cog in this battle. more...
Flu Season: No Surprises Thus Far, But be Prepared

Press Release: Flu Season: No Surprises Thus Far, But be Prepared

This Year's Flu Shot Serum Targets Three Strains

Wednesday, November 8, 2017/Author: Family Health Services Staff/Number of views (218)/ Article rating: No rating
H1N1, eight years after 2009 scare, is now just one of many strains to watch. more...
Avoiding Lead Poisoning in Children Requires Keen Observance

Press Release: Avoiding Lead Poisoning in Children Requires Keen Observance

The Problem Often Goes Beyond Old Lead Paint

Friday, November 3, 2017/Author: Family Health Services Staff/Number of views (210)/ Article rating: No rating
"They might test high, but they’re in a new house, so it’s obviously not lead paint. That’s when you have to look at other factors, such as food or what it’s being cooked in.” more...
Health Department Stress-Free Zone Takes Aim at Breast Cancer

Press Release: Health Department Stress-Free Zone Takes Aim at Breast Cancer

A Chance for Co-Workers to Unite and Build Strength

Thursday, November 2, 2017/Author: Family Health Services Staff/Number of views (215)/ Article rating: No rating
The event included yoga mats, pillows, relaxing chairs and footstools, special lighting; and also massages, refreshments, and prizes. more...
MAPP Led Cooperation Leads to Behavioral Hospital Groundbreaking

Press Release: MAPP Led Cooperation Leads to Behavioral Hospital Groundbreaking

100-Bed Structure on Silver Cross Campus Set to Open in Early 2019

Wednesday, November 1, 2017/Author: Behavioral Health Staff/Number of views (869)/ Article rating: No rating
A partnership between Silver Cross and US Health Vest to build a new 100-bed behavioral health facility, Silver Oaks Hospital, is now in progress. more...
Domestic Violence Awareness: Progress Made, So Much Work to Do

Press Release: Domestic Violence Awareness: Progress Made, So Much Work to Do

Will County State's Attorney's Office Continues to Charge 1,100 to 1,200 New Cases Per Year

Tuesday, October 31, 2017/Author: Behavioral Health Staff/Number of views (172)/ Article rating: No rating
The main priority for the future continues to be breaking the cycle of domestic violence by stopping the perpetrator. more...
For the Rise in STDs;  Sadly, There's an APP for That

Press Release: For the Rise in STDs; Sadly, There's an APP for That

A Disturbing Example of Social Media's Influence

Tuesday, October 24, 2017/Author: Family Health Services Staff/Number of views (319)/ Article rating: No rating
Yet another parental concern should be the apps their youngsters are using. more...
Depression Awareness Month: "Awareness" of Both "Symptoms" and "Care That's Needed"

Press Release: Depression Awareness Month: "Awareness" of Both "Symptoms" and "Care That's Needed"

Chronic Depression Often Co-Occurs with Chronic Anxiety

Monday, October 16, 2017/Author: Behavioral Health Staff/Number of views (338)/ Article rating: No rating
Awareness of the long term care that’s needed for someone diagnosed with depression is just as important as recognizing the symptoms themselves. more...
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