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Three More WNV-Positive Mosquito Batches Bring Health Dept's Season Total to 50

Three More WNV-Positive Mosquito Batches Bring Health Dept's Season Total to 50

Total Samples Tested for Year at 216, as We Await First Frost

Positive samples from the Manhattan trap on 9/14, from the Bolingbrook Trout Fish Farm trap on 9/15, and from the Plainfield trap on 9/25.
Health Department's Medical Reserve Corps Helps Feed the Joshua Arms Seniors

Health Department's Medical Reserve Corps Helps Feed the Joshua Arms Seniors

Northern Illinois Food Bank Supplies Food Paid for by Presence St. Joseph Medical Center

Health Department’s Medical Reserve Corps, Senior Services of Will County, and the Northern Illinois Food Bank teamed up to make it all happen.
FALL is Here, Seasons Change, but Always "RETHINK  YOUR DRINK !!"

FALL is Here, Seasons Change, but 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?
Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer; For Medical Situations: KNOW WHERE TO GO

Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer; For Medical Situations: KNOW WHERE TO GO

Medical Home vs Emergency Romm

An effort launched in the Summer of 2016 that continues today; designed to help residents find and utilize a Medical Home as an alternative to ER’s, as well as Quick Care Clinics for medical non-emergencies.

Centers for Disease Control and Awareness Announces New Opioid Crisis Initiative

Centers for Disease Control and Awareness Announces New Opioid Crisis Initiative

CDC's Rx Awareness Campaign Includes Stories from Those Who have Lost Loved Ones to Prescription Opioid Overdoses

This national campaign aims to increase awareness and knowledge among Americans about the risks of prescription opioids, and to stop inappropriate use
FAMILY HEALTH AND FITNESS CAN BEGIN IN THE HOME, AND THE KITCHEN

FAMILY HEALTH AND FITNESS CAN BEGIN IN THE HOME, AND THE KITCHEN

Family Health and Fitness Day; a Good Place to Start

A good goal for families would certainly be not to change their routine for a day, but to change it for the future.
WILL COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES FLU SHOT SCHEDULE

WILL COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES FLU SHOT SCHEDULE

Vaccines Available for Both Adults and Children

Persons sick with a cold or fever should delay receiving a flu shot until they feel better.
SIX MORE WNV-POSITIVE MOSQUITO SAMPLES

SIX MORE WNV-POSITIVE MOSQUITO SAMPLES

Mid-September Heat Keeps Mosquito Season Alive and Well

The Will County Health Department operates a total of 12 mosquito traps.
STATE PUBLIC HEALTH SAYS SHOTS, NOT SPRAY, FOR FLU SEASON

STATE PUBLIC HEALTH SAYS SHOTS, NOT SPRAY, FOR FLU SEASON

Illinois Department of Public Health Says Spray Had Problems Last Two Flu Seasons

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices is recommending people get a flu shot and not the nasal spray.
FIRST ILLINOIS HUMAN WNV DEATH OF YEAR IN KANKAKEE COUNTY

FIRST ILLINOIS HUMAN WNV DEATH OF YEAR IN KANKAKEE COUNTY

State Human West Nile Virus Cases and Deaths Way Down this Year

A Kankakee County resident who tested positive for West Nile virus died earlier this month.
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