About Us

About Us

Welcome!

On behalf of agency staff and the Will County Board of Health, I thank you for visiting our site. Whether you’re looking for specific information about Will County public health programs and resources, or general information about all things public health, you’ve come to the right place.

The Will County Health Department has been serving the needs of a growing population since 1946. We provide comprehensive public health programs, behavioral health resources, and primary health care and dental services at facilities located in Joliet, Bolingbrook, and Monee. Our mission is to prevent disease and promote a healthier environment for all.

This redesigned website has been created with the visitor in mind. Whether you are a serious student of public health, or a first-time browser, we believe you will find something that will peak your curiosity.

Please visit us anytime. We are the community's public health resource.

Susan Olenek, BS, PHR
Executive Director

 

Leadership Team

Susan Olenek, BS, PHR
Executive Director

Elizabeth Bilotta, MS, LEHP, CHMM
Director, Administrative Services

Thomas Casey, BS
Director, Environmental Health

Joseph Troiani, Ph.D., CADC
Director, Behavioral Health Programs Division 

Mary E. Maragos, MS, BSN, APN, FNP 
Chief Executive Officer, Community Health Center

Jennifer Byrd, MD
Chief Medical Officer, Community Health Center

Patricia Dames-Schuster, RN, BSN
Director, Family Health Services Division

Health Department Authors

Authors