Media Relations & Press Releases
Health Department Urges Awareness: Lightning Safety Prevention

Press Release: Health Department Urges Awareness: Lightning Safety Prevention

When Thunder Roars, Go Indoors!

Monday, June 22, 2015/Author: Administrative Services Staff/Number of views (5004)/ Article rating: No rating

JOLIET – Lightning strikes U.S. soil more than 25 million times annually, and the Will County Health Department wants area residents to be aware of the potential danger.

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Botulism Outbreak Food For Thought

Press Release: Botulism Outbreak Food For Thought

Health Department Working To Prevent Similar Incidents

Wednesday, April 29, 2015/Author: Environmental Health Staff/Number of views (6471)/ Article rating: No rating

JOLIET -- Foodborne botulism illnesses are rare in the U.S., but a recent outbreak in central Ohio illustrates what can happen when contaminated food is served.

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Press Release: Would You Like To Help Your Community?

Medical Reserve Corps Seeking Volunteers

Thursday, April 23, 2015/Author: Administrative Services Staff/Number of views (6572)/ Article rating: No rating

JOLIET – The Will County Health Department is looking for a few good men, and a few good women too.

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Will County Animal Control Urges Protection Against Dog Flu

Press Release: Will County Animal Control Urges Protection Against Dog Flu

Cases Growing Across Chicagoland and Four-State Region

Tuesday, April 21, 2015/Author: Administrative Services Staff/Number of views (4221)/ Article rating: No rating

JOLIET – There are no confirmed cases of canine infectious respiratory disease in Will County, but a continuing Chicagoland outbreak has Will County Animal Control on the alert for dog flu.

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Press Release: Study Ranks Will Among State’s Healthiest Counties, Again!

MAPP Collaborative Helps Keep Will County Healthy

Wednesday, March 25, 2015/Author: Administrative Services Staff/Number of views (5696)/ Article rating: No rating

JOLIET --­ An important grant-funded study released early Wednesday, March 25, ranks Will County among Illinois’ healthiest counties for the sixth consecutive year.

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WEWILL WORKHEALTHY AWARD PROGRAM

Press Release: WEWILL WORKHEALTHY AWARD PROGRAM

Recognize Will County’s Healthiest Worksites Community Initiative Aims To Reduce Chronic Illness, Promote Worksite Health

Monday, February 23, 2015/Author: Family Health Services Staff/Number of views (7675)/ Article rating: No rating

A worksite wellness initiative, spearheaded by more than 60 local organizations, looks to recognize Will County workplaces committed to improving employee health and well-being.

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Fundraiser Benefits Will County Reach Out and Read Program

Press Release: Fundraiser Benefits Will County Reach Out and Read Program

Local Early Literacy Project Provides Free Books to Pediatric Clients

Wednesday, February 11, 2015/Author: Community Health Center Staff/Number of views (7445)/ Article rating: No rating

JOLIET – Funds provided by Reach Out and Read Illinois are helping the Will County Community Health Center’s award-winning Reach Out and Read (ROR) program promotes early childhood literacy mission.

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Press Release: Health Department Offers Safe Food Handling Tips

Monday, November 24, 2014/Author: Environmental Health Staff/Number of views (6858)/ Article rating: No rating

JOLIET – Did you know that Americans will account for nearly 76 million cases of foodborne illness (FBI), during 2014?  Worse yet, FBIs will hospitalize more than 325,000 by year’s end, and claim 5,000 American lives.

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Press Release: Health Department Activates Local Ebola Information Line

New Resource Designed To Keep Area Residents Current On Ebola Developments

Friday, October 31, 2014/Author: Community Health Center Staff/Number of views (7555)/ Article rating: No rating

JOLIET – The Will County Health Department has added an Ebola Information Line for area residents interested in local Ebola news and developments.

Callers to 815-774-7360 will be presented with two listening options. One option will provide any news concerning local Ebola developments and a list of other resources (like the Health Department website), that residents can access whenever they wish. more...

Press Release: Community Health Center Receives More Federal Grant Dollars

Additional Funding in Place to Help Will County Reach More Patients

Thursday, September 18, 2014/Author: Community Health Center Staff/Number of views (6556)/ Article rating: No rating

JOLIET – New federal grant dollars awarded by an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will enable the Will County Community Health Center to expand available services and add behavioral health to its scope of practice.

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