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James E. Zelko, President
Billie Terrell, Ph.D., Vice President
Chief Daniel Forsythe, Secretary
John J. Cicero, Member at Large
Donald Gould, Member
Joseph Karcavich, M.D., Member
Judith McDonald, Member
George Pitsilos, M.D., Member
Scott Soderquist, D.D.S., Member
Guadalupe Vega, Member
Denise Winfrey, Member
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
JOLIET – Vaccines are among the most successful and cost-effective public health tools available for preventing disease and death.
The variety of programs provided by the Health Department’s Division of Family Health Services speaks to the significance we attach to National Public Health Week.
We all have a tendancy to take things for granted, and that is why the American Public Health Association champions National Public Health Week (NPHW) during the first full week of April every year.