Media Relations & Press Releases
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 (130)/ Article rating: No rating
With all the activity, proper etiquette must be followed this flu season. more...
For World Aids Day: New CHC PrEP Clinic Helps the Efforts

Press Release: For World Aids Day: New CHC PrEP Clinic Helps the Efforts

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

Thursday, November 30, 2017/Author: Family Health Services Staff/Number of views (672)/ Article rating: 2.5
A new team effort between two Will County Health Department divisions. 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 (483)/ 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 (493)/ 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 (494)/ 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 (593)/ Article rating: No rating
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 (917)/ Article rating: No rating
Persons sick with a cold or fever should delay receiving a flu shot until they feel better. more...
REQUIRED SCREENINGS FOR NEWBORNS: WHAT IS ALL INVOLVED?

Press Release: REQUIRED SCREENINGS FOR NEWBORNS: WHAT IS ALL INVOLVED?

Some Screenings Require Follow-up after Baby's Release

Wednesday, September 6, 2017/Author: Family Health Services Staff/Number of views (1048)/ Article rating: No rating
All newborn babies are required to have certain screening tests performed, usually within 24 to 48 hours of their births, before they can leave the hospital.
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BACK TO SCHOOL: IT'S NATIONAL IMMUNIZATION AWARENESS MONTH

Press Release: BACK TO SCHOOL: IT'S NATIONAL IMMUNIZATION AWARENESS MONTH

Special Requirements for Certain Grades; Schools Need Your Records

Monday, August 14, 2017/Author: Family Health Services Staff/Number of views (1098)/ Article rating: No rating
Especially for kids entering kindergarten, 6th, and 9th grades; it is time to make sure their immunization records are up to date. more...
BREASTFEEDING: A SPECIAL WEEK AND MONTH

Press Release: BREASTFEEDING: A SPECIAL WEEK AND MONTH

Additional Health Benefits Keep Getting Discovered

Thursday, August 3, 2017/Author: Family Health Services Staff/Number of views (1433)/ Article rating: No rating
How does the United States view breastfeeding compared to the rest of the world? more...
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