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.
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.
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.
JOLIET – Vaccines are among the most successful and cost-effective public health tools available for preventing disease and death.
JOLIET – An important grant-funded study released early Wednesday, March 16, ranks Will County among Illinois’ healthiest counties.
JOLIET - The Will County Board of Health authorized the purchase of 62 cases of larvicide February 17, during its regularly scheduled monthly business meeting.
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).
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.
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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Steve Brandy, Public Information Officer