Immunization Clinics

Immunization Clinics

Stay Current with your Vaccinations

Immunizations can protect you and your family from serious diseases such as tetanus, measles, chickenpox and pneumonia.  People of all ages should make sure they are current with their vaccinations.  The Will County Health Department regularly offers immunization clinics at three convenient locations.  Please note that hours vary at each location and some clinic locations are by appointment only. 
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Health Department Activates Local Ebola Information Line

New Resource Designed To Keep Area Residents Current On Ebola Developments

JOLIET – The Will County Health Department has added an Ebola Information Line for area residents interested in local Ebola news and developments.

Callers to 815-774-7360 will be presented with two listening options. One option will provide any news concerning local Ebola developments and a list of other resources (like the Health Department website), that residents can access whenever they wish.

Community Health Center Receives More Federal Grant Dollars

Additional Funding in Place to Help Will County Reach More Patients

JOLIET – New federal grant dollars awarded by an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will enable the Will County Community Health Center to expand available services and add behavioral health to its scope of practice.

Community Health Center to Add Staff Physician

Obstetrician/Gynecologist Brings Experience, Credentials

JOLIET – The Will County Community Health Center (1106 Neal Avenue in Joliet), is pleased to announce the addition of Tracy L. Vera M.D. to its medical staff beginning Tuesday, September 2.

We Hire Veterans

The Will County Community Health Center values the service of our Veterans

School, Sports and Camp Physicals

School, Sports and Camp Physicals

Will County Community Health Center 1106 Neal Avenue

Do you need a school, sports or camp physical?  Avoid the Rush!  Don't wait until the last minute!

¿Nesecita un examen fisico para la escuela, deportes, o campamento?  Evite las prisas!  No espere al ultimo minuto!

 

Health Department Urges Protection Against Lyme Disease

Other Tick-Borne Illnesses

JOLIET – Lyme Disease is the most prominent of several illnesses carried by ticks, tiny blood-sucking insects that may be no larger than a poppy seed. With the arrival of warmer weather, the Will County Health Department urges hunters, campers, hikers, and others who spend time outdoors to be especially mindful of the risks posed by Lyme Disease and its potential complications. Lyme Disease is known to have infected more than  340,000 Americans since 1982, and scientists believe that total represents only a fraction of the actual incidence.

Health Department Urges Colorectal Cancer Screening

Pain-free Screening Can Save Lives

JOLIET – Science and  technology are winning the fight against colorectal cancer, but many Americans still avoid simple screening tests that could save their lives.Cancers of the colon and rectum will kill more than 51,000 Americans during 2014, even though several safe and effective screening options can dramatically reduce personal risk. The Will County Health Department urges area residents, especially those  over the age of 50, to consult a health care professional about the need for colorectal cancer screening.

Health Center Wins National Literacy Award

Health Center Wins National Literacy Award

2013 Richard Robinson Award

The Will County Community Health Center has been awarded the 2013 Richard Robinson Award by Reach Out and Read, an eminently successful national literacy program based in Boston, MA. Award-winning program emphasizes the importance of reading aloud to young children.

Health Department Prepared For Flu Season

Vaccines Now Available For All Ages

Health Department Ready For Flu Season. Flu vaccine strongly recommended for everyone six months and older.
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