Will County Reaches Top Ten for Illinois' Healthiest Counties

Will County Reaches Top Ten for Illinois' Healthiest Counties

Recognized by Rankings from Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Will County improved from being 11th best in the state in 2017, to 9th in 2018.
April 10th: National Youth HIV and AIDS Awareness Day

April 10th: National Youth HIV and AIDS Awareness Day

Information and resources from the CDC

In the United States, 1 in 5 new HIV diagnoses were in young people aged 13-24 years.
WHAT ARE SYNTHETIC CANNABINOIDS?

WHAT ARE SYNTHETIC CANNABINOIDS?

Information from the Illinois Department of Public Health

Synthetic cannabinoids are often believed to be a safe alternative to marijuana, but they are not.
STD Awareness Month: Confirmation of Highly Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea

STD Awareness Month: Confirmation of Highly Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea

Washington Post Takes a Look at Disturbing Discovery

Treated with two antibiotics, but subsequent tests still came back positive for the disease.
State Synthetic Cannabinoid Death Count Up to Three

State Synthetic Cannabinoid Death Count Up to Three

Third Death Confirmed, Total Case Number up to 125

Two of the deaths occurred in men who were in their 20s; the third was a man in his 40s.
April is STD Awareness Month

April is STD Awareness Month

Educate Yourself on Important Dos and Don'ts

Note: Included link may not be suitable for some audiences.
Will County Health Department Marks National Public Health Week

Will County Health Department Marks National Public Health Week

"This is Public Health" is the Theme

Promoting how prominent Public Health is all around us.
IDPH Issues Warning about Synthetic Cannabinoids

IDPH Issues Warning about Synthetic Cannabinoids

Multiple Cases of Severe Bleeding, Two Deaths, from SC Users

                                        Often called Fake Weed, K2, or Spice.
Latent Tuberculosis is More Common than You Might Think

Latent Tuberculosis is More Common than You Might Think

TB Can be in Your Body, to be Awakened in Many Ways

Latent is the kind of tuberculosis that is dormant inside your body, but not causing any symptoms or harm; at least, not yet.
Dr. McDonald Looks Back on 24 Years with Will County Board of Health

Dr. McDonald Looks Back on 24 Years with Will County Board of Health

Receives Commemorative Plaque at Recent Board Meeting

McDonald says one thing that motivated her long service on the Board of Health was her desire to represent the eastern portion of her county.
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