BRING YOUR CHILD TO WORK DAY AT WILL COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

BRING YOUR CHILD TO WORK DAY AT WILL COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

Over a dozen Participants Learned about Emergency Survival, Better Eating, and Much More

Day of health education also included a session on healthy snacks and a tour of the Community Health Center Dental Clinic.
Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program Details

Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program Details

To have a lasting impact on reducing rates of teen pregnancy and disparities, youth should receive evidence-based TPP programs at multiple times over the course of their adolescence. Here you'll find more information about those times, along with the establishment of a Community Advisory Group and a Youth Leadership Council.



Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program Grant Funding and History

Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program Grant Funding and History

In March 2016, the IL Department of Human Services (IDHS) funded the Will County Health Department to coordinate a Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program within the Village of Bolingbrook. Since then there has been growing interest in the program and further work done.



Teen Pregnancy Prevention

Teen Pregnancy Prevention

A program to reduce rates of teen pregnancy, sexually transmitted infections, and existing health disparities. and to put youth on the path to a successful future.



Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program

Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program

Will County Health Department is striving to make a significant impact on reducing rates of teen pregnancy, sexually transmitted infections, and existing health disparities and to put youth on the path to a successful future.

Beginning in March of 2016, the WCHD has been working with the Illinois Department of Human Services, the Village of Bolingbrook and the Valley View School District.

This five-year grant provides our agency with funding for programs, curriculum, training, and community health educators to implement evidence-based teen pregnancy prevention curricula in the Valley View School District’s Bolingbrook middle schools, high school, and alternative school. This new evidence-based initiative specifically focuses on reducing the rate of teen pregnancy, HIV, and other sexually transmitted infections, as well as risky sexual behaviors among adolescents.

BEING ALERT FOR CHILD ABUSE SITUATIONS REQUIRES VILLAGE EFFORT

BEING ALERT FOR CHILD ABUSE SITUATIONS REQUIRES VILLAGE EFFORT

Child Abuse a More Complicated Issue; More Eyes Needed

Awareness for emotional abuse needed as well as for physical abuse.

Annual EIS Conference looks to shape the future of public health - Digital Press Kit

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will hold its 66th Annual Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) Conference April 24–27, 2017, in Atlanta.
MESSAGE FOR FUTURE SOCIAL WORKERS: "ADVOCATE FOR THOSE YOU SERVE"

MESSAGE FOR FUTURE SOCIAL WORKERS: "ADVOCATE FOR THOSE YOU SERVE"

Will Co Health Dept Behavioral Health Leader Rallies USF Students

“A clinical psychologist will look at me and say, ‘You think and act like a social worker.’ And I just say, “Good!”
WILL COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT'S INTERVENTION COUNSELING WILL CONTINUE AT JTHS CAMPUSES

WILL COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT'S INTERVENTION COUNSELING WILL CONTINUE AT JTHS CAMPUSES

Having Counselors Right There on Campus Proves to be Big Advantage

Front line intervention” can not only help prevent on campus incidents, but also help get students in need of counseling on the right path.
"MOSQUITO NEW YEAR" ONCE AGAIN LEADS TO TALK OF WEST NILE VIRUS AND ZIKA

"MOSQUITO NEW YEAR" ONCE AGAIN LEADS TO TALK OF WEST NILE VIRUS AND ZIKA

Specific Mosquitoes Carry Both Diseases; Precautions are Advised

At the Will County Health Department Environmental Division, there are two diseases connected to mosquitoes on everyone’s mind.
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