Media Relations & Press Releases
GOAL: Getting to Zero; CHC PrEP Clinic Helps the Efforts

Press Release: GOAL: Getting to Zero; CHC PrEP Clinic Helps the Efforts

Part of "Getting to Zero" Project Concerning New HIV Cases

Tuesday, April 10, 2018/Author: Family Health Services Staff/Number of views (2198)/ Article rating: 1.7
A new team effort between two Will County Health Department divisions. more...
Bolingbrook Becomes First Will County "Tobacco 21" City

Press Release: Bolingbrook Becomes First Will County "Tobacco 21" City

Joining over a Dozen Suburban Municipalities

Friday, March 16, 2018/Author: Family Health Services Staff/Number of views (854)/ Article rating: No rating
Includes e-cigarettes and vaping devices as well. more...
National Nutrition Month: A Mission that Begins with Our Babies

Press Release: National Nutrition Month: A Mission that Begins with Our Babies

Health Department WIC Program Guides Moms Through 3-Step Process

Wednesday, March 7, 2018/Author: Family Health Services Staff/Number of views (812)/ Article rating: No rating
Nutrition during pregnancy, and both during and after breastfeeding are of utmost importance. more...
Dames-Schuster Leaves Health Department with Long Resume

Press Release: Dames-Schuster Leaves Health Department with Long Resume

Retiring at End of January after Career of Medical Service

Monday, January 22, 2018/Author: Family Health Services Staff/Number of views (1903)/ Article rating: 3.5
Pat Dames-Schuster's time of service to healthcare actually began long before she became a Will County Health Department division director in 2009. more...
Tough Flu Seasons Require Commitment to Precautions

Press Release: Tough Flu Seasons Require Commitment to Precautions

Those Without Symptoms Can Also be Contageous

Tuesday, January 9, 2018/Author: Family Health Services Staff/Number of views (1145)/ Article rating: No rating
With all the activity, proper etiquette must be followed this flu season. 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 (1489)/ 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 (1321)/ 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 (1701)/ Article rating: No rating
The event included yoga mats, pillows, relaxing chairs and footstools, special lighting; and also massages, refreshments, and prizes. 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 (1346)/ Article rating: 5.0
Yet another parental concern should be the apps their youngsters are using. more...
WILL COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES FLU SHOT SCHEDULE

Press Release: WILL COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES FLU SHOT SCHEDULE

Vaccines Available for Both Adults and Children

Friday, September 22, 2017/Author: Family Health Services Staff/Number of views (1879)/ Article rating: No rating
Persons sick with a cold or fever should delay receiving a flu shot until they feel better. more...
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