Board of Health Meetings 2018

Agendas and Minutes

Here are the agendas and minutes of the Will County Board of Health for the year 2018. In addition, any Coordinating or Executive Committee meetings will be listed here as well.

CO Poisoning: Danger Goes Up in the Winter

CO Poisoning: Danger Goes Up in the Winter

Nearly Half Carbon Monoxide Incidents Happen Jan through March

Every year an estimated 400 people die from unintentional carbon monoxide poisoning, and more than 4,000 are hospitalized.
Dangerous Trend: Raw Water

Dangerous Trend: Raw Water

It Has No Flouride, AND No Filtration

Even America's most pristine-looking springs can harbor natural contaminants that make drinking their waters a sickly mistake.
Watch Your Flu Medications: Warning from Illinois Poison Center

Watch Your Flu Medications: Warning from Illinois Poison Center

Nation's Oldest Poison Center Urges Parents to be Careful When Storing Products in their Medicine Cabinets

Some can do more harm than good when used improperly.
Recalled Coconut Product from California had Some Illinois Shipments

Recalled Coconut Product from California had Some Illinois Shipments

Information Passed on by Kane County's Health Department

Evershing International Trading Company of San Jose, CA recalling Coconut Tree Brand Frozen Shredded Coconut.
January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

Reminder from Our Friends at the DuPage County Health Department

Cervical cancer is preventable and a program is available for women who lack health insurance.
World Health Organization Now Considers Excessive Video Game Playing a Disorder

World Health Organization Now Considers Excessive Video Game Playing a Disorder

To be listed in upcoming 11th update of International Classification of Diseases.
Opioid Crisis Up, Life Expectancy Down

Opioid Crisis Up, Life Expectancy Down

U.S. Life Expectancy Slightly Down for Second Straight Year

Life expectancy considered an important indicator of the general well-being of a nation.
Kane County Announces Recall of Salami and Speck Products

Kane County Announces Recall of Salami and Speck Products

Company is in Canada, Some Shipments Came to Illinois

Piller’s Fine Foods recalling approximately 1,076 pounds of ready-to-eat salami and speck products that may be adulterated with Salmonella.
CNN Reports: Illinois included in Location of Purified Water for Babies Recalled by Kroger

CNN Reports: Illinois included in Location of Purified Water for Babies Recalled by Kroger

Comforts FOR BABY Purified Water with Fluoride Added, one-gallon containers.

The water is sold in clear containers, but the mold may not be visible with the naked eye.
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