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GOAL: Getting to Zero; CHC PrEP Clinic Helps the Efforts

GOAL: Getting to Zero; CHC PrEP Clinic Helps the Efforts

Part of "Getting to Zero" Project Concerning New HIV Cases

A new team effort between two Will County Health Department divisions.
April 10th: National Youth HIV and AIDS Awareness Day

April 10th: National Youth HIV and AIDS Awareness Day

Information and resources from the CDC

In the United States, 1 in 5 new HIV diagnoses were in young people aged 13-24 years.
WHAT ARE SYNTHETIC CANNABINOIDS?

WHAT ARE SYNTHETIC CANNABINOIDS?

Information from the Illinois Department of Public Health

Synthetic cannabinoids are often believed to be a safe alternative to marijuana, but they are not.
STD Awareness Month: Confirmation of Highly Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea

STD Awareness Month: Confirmation of Highly Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea

Washington Post Takes a Look at Disturbing Discovery

Treated with two antibiotics, but subsequent tests still came back positive for the disease.
State Synthetic Cannabinoid Death Count Up to Three

State Synthetic Cannabinoid Death Count Up to Three

Third Death Confirmed, Total Case Number up to 125

Two of the deaths occurred in men who were in their 20s; the third was a man in his 40s.
Will County Community Health Center Offering Free Flu Vaccine

Will County Community Health Center Offering Free Flu Vaccine

For those 18 and older, while supplies last, at 1106 Neal Avenue

This is for adults 18 and older.
Severe Bleeding Cases, Deaths, from Synthetic Drugs Show Danger of Store Bought Products

Severe Bleeding Cases, Deaths, from Synthetic Drugs Show Danger of Store Bought Products

Spice, K2, Bliss among Common Names Used

There have now been over 100 reported cases in Illinois, along with two reported deaths.
April is STD Awareness Month

April is STD Awareness Month

Educate Yourself on Important Dos and Don'ts

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Will County Health Department Marks National Public Health Week

Will County Health Department Marks National Public Health Week

"This is Public Health" is the Theme

Promoting how prominent Public Health is all around us.
Study: E-Cigarette Users Less Likely to Quit Tobacco

Study: E-Cigarette Users Less Likely to Quit Tobacco

Those Who Vape Shown to be Only Half as Likely to Give Up Tobacco.

A study says daily e-cigarette use was associated with 48 percent lower odds of having quit regular cigarettes.
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