Tobacco-Free Policies on the Rise Across US Colleges and Universities

More than twice as many U.S. college and university campuses were smoke free or tobacco free in 2017 as in 2012, according to a study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the American Nonsmokers’ Rights Foundation (ANRF)

CDC Investigation Update: Cyclosporiasis

CDC, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and state and local public health partners are investigating a multistate outbreak of Cyclospora infections associated with consumption of pre-packaged Del Monte Fresh Produce vegetable trays containing broccoli, cauliflower, carrots, and dill dip.
Third and Fourth Rabid Bats Found In Will County; No Human Treatment Needed

Third and Fourth Rabid Bats Found In Will County; No Human Treatment Needed

Indoor/Outdoor Cat Given Rabies Booster

One more in Joliet, one in Homer Glen.
Recalled Del Monte Small Veggie Trays Sold In Illinois

Recalled Del Monte Small Veggie Trays Sold In Illinois

Concerns 28 Oz Small Veggie Trays

Include broccoli, cauliflower, carrots, celery and dill dip.
Multi-State Salmonella Outbreak Linked To Cereal

Multi-State Salmonella Outbreak Linked To Cereal

One case identified in Illinois

Kellogg Company has announced it is voluntarily recalling 15.3 oz. and 23 oz. packages of Kellogg’s® Honey Smacks® cereal

CDC Announcement: Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Kellogg’s Honey Smacks Cereal

CDC is investigating a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Mbandaka infections linked to Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal.

Fewer U.S. High School Students Having Sex, Using Drugs

The 2017 National Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) paints a promising picture about the drug and sexual behaviors U.S. high school students report, but the findings leave room for concern – especially among groups of young people who report multiple health risks.

CDC: More obesity in U.S. rural counties than in urban counties

Adults living in non-metropolitan (rural) counties are still more likely to be obese than adults in metro (urban) counties, according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report in today’s MMWR.
Very Hot Weekend: Cooling Shelters Available

Very Hot Weekend: Cooling Shelters Available

Will County Releases List of Available Shelter Locations

Temperatures expected in mid to upper 90s, possible heat index of 110.
Kane Co Reports: Positive WNV Mosquitos Near Elburn

Kane Co Reports: Positive WNV Mosquitos Near Elburn

Mosquito Trap Near Elburn Yields Positive West Nile Virus Batch

It’s never too early for you to inspect your home and yard for sources of standing water where these mosquitoes are likely to breed.
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