PUBLIC NOTICE

Will County Health Department Board of Health Meeting

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 – 3:00 P.M.
501 Ella Avenue, Joliet, IL 60433,
Community Meeting Room, Lower Level

SUICIDE PREVENTION: ACKNOWLEDGING THE GROWING PROBLEM

SUICIDE PREVENTION: ACKNOWLEDGING THE GROWING PROBLEM

U.S. Suicide Rate at 30-Year High

This prevention must be practiced every single day.
FREE FLU SHOTS FOR STATE EMPLOYEES AT WILL CO HEALTH DEPARTMENT LOCATIONS

FREE FLU SHOTS FOR STATE EMPLOYEES AT WILL CO HEALTH DEPARTMENT LOCATIONS

Illinois Employees can get their Shots this year at Joliet, Bolingbrook, or Monee Locations

State of Illinois employees and retirees must bring their state ID and state insurance cards. State employees with Medicare are asked to bring their Medicare cards as well.
AS MOSQUITO SEASON WINDS DOWN, SIX MORE WNV-POSITIVE SAMPLES FOUND

AS MOSQUITO SEASON WINDS DOWN, SIX MORE WNV-POSITIVE SAMPLES FOUND

Health Department Numbers: 41 of 190 Batches Tested were Positive for WNV

So far in 2017, the Health Department has tested 190 mosquito samples, with 41 of them showing positive signs of West Nile Virus
REQUIRED SCREENINGS FOR NEWBORNS: WHAT IS ALL INVOLVED?

REQUIRED SCREENINGS FOR NEWBORNS: WHAT IS ALL INVOLVED?

Some Screenings Require Follow-up after Baby's Release

All newborn babies are required to have certain screening tests performed, usually within 24 to 48 hours of their births, before they can leave the hospital.
MAPP FALL FORUM SET FOR OCT 6TH AT PRESENCE ST JOE

MAPP FALL FORUM SET FOR OCT 6TH AT PRESENCE ST JOE

Eighth annual Fall Forum for Will County MAPP Collaborative

Will County's Mobilizing Action for Planning and Partnerships (MAPP) Collaborative will be hosting their 8th annual Fall Forum.
NATIONAL FOOD SAFETY EDUCATION MONTH: FOCUSING ON EATING OUT AND IN

NATIONAL FOOD SAFETY EDUCATION MONTH: FOCUSING ON EATING OUT AND IN

Teaching Your Children Well From the Beginning, Especially on Cleanliness

Education about keeping food safe and preparing it safely applies to the restaurants where we eat as well as the homes where we live.
FOR YOUR HOLIDAY WEEKEND, AND ALWAYS: RETHINK  YOUR DRINK !!

FOR YOUR HOLIDAY WEEKEND, AND ALWAYS: RETHINK YOUR DRINK !!

Avoid sugary drinks for your health and your family's

Did you know that sugar sweetened beverages are the largest source of added sugars in the American diet?
FINAL SUMMER WEEKEND: KEEP THE PICNICS SAFE

FINAL SUMMER WEEKEND: KEEP THE PICNICS SAFE

Always Important to Keep Hot Food Hot, and Cold Food Cold

 All grilled and barbequed food must be thoroughly cooked to eliminate bacteria that could cause food poisoning.
MOSQUITO SEASON CONTINUES: HEALTH DEPT FINDS TEN MORE POSITIVE WNV BATCHES

MOSQUITO SEASON CONTINUES: HEALTH DEPT FINDS TEN MORE POSITIVE WNV BATCHES

Health Department Has Now Tested 172 Mosquito Batches, 35 Positive for West Nile Virus

Positive samples from municipalities brings Will County grand total to 54.
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