WITH COLLEGE STUDENTS RETURNING HOME; WATCH FOR MUMPS SYMPTOMS

Outbreaks Have Occured in Illinois and Other States

Mumps is an acute vaccine-preventable viral illness transmitted by respiratory droplets and saliva, with an incubation period of usually 16 to 18 days.

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Family Health

These are Statistics from 2016 Annual Report for Division of Family Health



STATE ANNOUNCES NEW ZIKA TESTING RECOMMENDATIONS FOR PREGNANT WOMEN

STATE ANNOUNCES NEW ZIKA TESTING RECOMMENDATIONS FOR PREGNANT WOMEN

Applies to Those Who Have Traveled to or Lived in Areas with Active Zika Transmission

The timing of infection can be difficult to determine, especially in asymptomatic persons who are tested.
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.
"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.
U.S. ZIKA VACCINE BEGINS SECOND PHASE OF TESTING

U.S. ZIKA VACCINE BEGINS SECOND PHASE OF TESTING

$100 Million Trial Funded and Set to Go

Preliminary results could be in by end of the year.
WILL COUNTY HEALTH DEPARMTMENT'S CINDY JACKSON TAKES HER PROGRAM'S STORY TO WASHINGTON

WILL COUNTY HEALTH DEPARMTMENT'S CINDY JACKSON TAKES HER PROGRAM'S STORY TO WASHINGTON

Hoping the Grant Avoids Cuts by the President

Office of Adolescent Health Teen Pregnancy Prevention Grant Delivers.
LUNCH TIME WALK WRAPS UP NATIONAL PUBLIC HEALTH WEEK

LUNCH TIME WALK WRAPS UP NATIONAL PUBLIC HEALTH WEEK

A Belated Event for National Walking Day

One mile walk started and ended at the Main Building Flagpole

MARCH IS NATIONAL COLORECTAL CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

Screening Very Important for Those 50 and Older

With March being Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, the Health Department is reminding everyone that a screening test is used to look for diseases when a person does not have current symptoms.
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