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Will County Health Department Named Gold Fit-Friendly Worksite

Press Release: Will County Health Department Named Gold Fit-Friendly Worksite

Annual Award By American Heart Association Recognizes Excellent Workplace Health

Thursday, June 30, 2016/Author: Administrative Services Staff/Number of views (5429)/ Article rating: 5.0

JOLIET – The Will County Health Department has been named a Gold Fit-Friendly Worksite by the American Heart Association based upon outstanding workplace health. The annual award recognizes exceptional activities that promote health and well-being for employees.

 

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Press Release: Do You “Know Where To Go?”

New Initiative Aims to Curb Emergency Room Abuse

Monday, June 13, 2016/Author: Administrative Services Staff/Number of views (5559)/ Article rating: No rating

JOLIET – Unnecessary emergency room (ER) visits cost area consumers billions of dollars during 2015, but a new initiative championed by Will County’s Mobilizing Action for Planning and Partnerships Collaborative (MAPP), is designed to reduce healthcare costs.

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Health Department Helps Keep Temporary Events Safe

Press Release: Health Department Helps Keep Temporary Events Safe

Special Inspections Help Keep Temporary Events Free of Foodborne Illness

Tuesday, May 17, 2016/Author: Administrative Services Staff/Number of views (6081)/ Article rating: No rating

If your church, business, club, or community organization sponsors a fundraiser where food is served, you probably know the Will County Health Department’s Division of Environmental Health inspects and permits temporary events to insure food safety.

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Press Release: Braidwood Bat Tests Positive for Rabies

First Rabies Case for 2016 Prompts Warning from Will County Animal Control

Monday, May 9, 2016/Author: Website Administrator 6/Number of views (4869)/ Article rating: No rating
JOLIET - A live bat trapped in the garage of a Braidwood residence has become Will County's first confirmed case of wildlife rabies for 2016. more...

Press Release: Health Department Urges Childhood Immunization Compliance

Call To Action Comes During National Infant Immunization Week

Tuesday, April 19, 2016/Author: Administrative Services Staff/Number of views (6438)/ Article rating: No rating

JOLIET – Vaccines are among the most successful and cost-effective public health tools available for preventing disease and death.

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Press Release: Will County Still Among State’s Healthiest Counties

Match Study Affirms Positive County Health Outcomes, Identifies Problem Areas

Thursday, March 17, 2016/Author: Administrative Services Staff/Number of views (5978)/ Article rating: No rating

JOLIET – An important grant-funded study released early Wednesday, March 16, ranks Will County among Illinois’ healthiest counties.

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Press Release: BOARD OF HEALTH AUTHORIZES LARVICIDE PURCHASE

HEALTH DEPARTMENT WORKING TO PREVENT MOSQUITO-BORNE DISEASE

Wednesday, February 17, 2016/Author: Website Administrator 6/Number of views (5793)/ Article rating: No rating

JOLIET -  The Will County Board of Health authorized the purchase of 62 cases of larvicide February 17, during its regularly scheduled monthly business meeting.

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Press Release: Deadline Looming, Partners For Healthy Families Grant Applications Due Soon

Local Dollars Available to Fight Childhood Obesity

Wednesday, February 10, 2016/Author: Administrative Services Staff/Number of views (3888)/ Article rating: No rating

JOLIET – The Will County Partners for Healthy Families is offering four grant opportunities for county schools and community organizations that address obesity through nutrition education and physical activity in school-aged children (Grades K-5).

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Press Release: Community Health Center Physicians Achieve Exceptional Patient Satisfaction Survey Results

These Docs Have Just What It Takes

Tuesday, February 9, 2016/Author: Administrative Services Staff/Number of views (5938)/ Article rating: No rating

JOLIET – A pair of Will County Community Health Center physicians, who also serve on the Silver Cross Hospital medical staff, have been recognized for achieving superlative patient satisfaction survey results.

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Geriatrician Is New Will County Community Health Center Medical Director

Press Release: Geriatrician Is New Will County Community Health Center Medical Director

Geriatrician Improves Quality Of Life For Seniors And Their Families

Tuesday, February 2, 2016/Author: Administrative Services Staff/Number of views (5528)/ Article rating: No rating

JOLIET -- Geriatricians are typically in short supply, but the new Will County Community Health Center medical director is just what the doctor ordered.

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