Media Relations & Press Releases
Will County Community Health Center Welcomes Certified Addiction Counselor

Press Release: Will County Community Health Center Welcomes Certified Addiction Counselor

A Change at Age 50 Leads to a Counseling Career

Tuesday, December 13, 2016/Author: Website Administrator 10/Number of views (2928)/ Article rating: 4.7

JOLIET- In our first of a series about the people in the Will County Health Department, we take a look at a man who made a mid-life career change, motivated by some experiences he witnessed in his own family.

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Will County Health Department Prepared For Flu Season

Press Release: Will County Health Department Prepared For Flu Season

Vaccines Now Available For All Ages

Friday, September 16, 2016/Author: Administrative Services Staff/Number of views (5428)/ Article rating: No rating

JOLIET – As flu season approaches, the Will County Health Department officials would like to remind residents how important flu shots can be to maintaining one’s health. The health department is now offering flu shots for all ages at its locations in Joliet, Bolingbrook and Monee.

 

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Will County Residents Encouraged To “Rethink Your Drink”

Press Release: Will County Residents Encouraged To “Rethink Your Drink”

Campaign Designed To Reduce Sugar-Sweetened Drinks Consumption

Friday, September 2, 2016/Author: Administrative Services Staff/Number of views (5048)/ Article rating: No rating

JOLIET – The Will County Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP) Collaborative is proud to announce the launch of “Rethink Your Drink”, an educational campaign to encourage residents to reduce the consumption of sugar-sweetened drinks. The campaign is sponsored by the MAPP Chronic Care Action team and the Illinois Alliance to Prevent Obesity. Sugar-sweetened beverages are the number one source of added sugar in the American diet. One can of soda contains more than the recommended daily sugar intake for an adult.

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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 (4586)/ 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 (4748)/ 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 (5210)/ 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 (4065)/ 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 (5403)/ 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 (5276)/ 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 (4948)/ 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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