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.
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.
JOLIET – The
Will County Health Department is looking for a few good men, and a few good
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.
JOLIET -- An important grant-funded study released early Wednesday, March 25, ranks Will County among Illinois’ healthiest counties for the sixth consecutive year.
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.
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.
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.
JOLIET – The Will County Health Department has added an Ebola Information Line for area residents interested in local Ebola news and developments.
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.
News media calls to:
Steve Brandy, Public Information Officer