Media Relations & Press Releases
WILL COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT'S MEDICAL RESERVE CORPS PARTNERS WITH JOLIET WEST HIGH SCHOOL HOSA STUDENTS

Press Release: WILL COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT'S MEDICAL RESERVE CORPS PARTNERS WITH JOLIET WEST HIGH SCHOOL HOSA STUDENTS

Joining Together with Those That Care

Tuesday, February 7, 2017/Author: Emergency Preparedness Staff 1/Number of views (285)/ Article rating: 2.0

JOLIET – A recent Saturday morning meeting in the Will County Health Department’s Community Room was packed with Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) members increasing their knowledge of radon, the dangerous gas from decaying uranium that can make its way into our homes.


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WILL COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT PROGRAM MANAGER FOUND HER KIND OF CAREER IN EDUCATION

Press Release: WILL COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT PROGRAM MANAGER FOUND HER KIND OF CAREER IN EDUCATION

Aspiring Teacher Decides to Go the Community Health Education Route

Monday, February 6, 2017/Author: Family Health Services Staff 1/Number of views (389)/ Article rating: 4.6

JOLIET-- In our second profile in a series about the people in the Will County Health Department, we take a look at someone who came to a fork in the road; and in the words of Yogi Berri, “took it.”

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FEBRUARY IS DENTAL HEALTH MONTH; PROPER CARE BEGINS AS SOON AS FIRST TEETH ARRIVE

Press Release: FEBRUARY IS DENTAL HEALTH MONTH; PROPER CARE BEGINS AS SOON AS FIRST TEETH ARRIVE

Education and Preventive Care are Top Priorities; Says Dr. Sangita Garg

Wednesday, February 1, 2017/Author: Website Administrator 10/Number of views (161)/ Article rating: No rating

Joliet- As Dental Health Month begins, Will County Health Department Community Health Center Dental Director Dr. Sangita Garg says the goal of her department is to bring in children as young as one year of age, when their teeth are just coming in.

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WILL COUNTY RESIDENTS ENCOURAGED TO TAKE QUALITY OF LIFE SURVEY

Press Release: WILL COUNTY RESIDENTS ENCOURAGED TO TAKE QUALITY OF LIFE SURVEY

MAPP Program Collaborative Seeks Your Input

Saturday, January 28, 2017/Author: MAPP Project Staff/Number of views (257)/ Article rating: No rating

 

Joliet- All Will County residents are invited to take an online survey about the quality of life in Will County. 

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WILL COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT AGAIN MARKS "NATIONAL WEAR RED DAY" IN A TASTY WAY

Press Release: WILL COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT AGAIN MARKS "NATIONAL WEAR RED DAY" IN A TASTY WAY

Department's Wellness Committee Making Donation to American Heart Association; Serving Special Oatmeal Breakfast

Saturday, January 28, 2017/Author: Family Health Services Staff 1/Number of views (197)/ Article rating: No rating

Joliet- The Will County Health Department Wellness Committee will once again be encouraging everyone to wear red, think healthy hearts, and eat healthy food with their National Wear Red Day Oatmeal Bar.

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TRAVEL VACCINATIONS: THE WILL COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT IS A TOP SOURCE OF INFORMATION

Press Release: TRAVEL VACCINATIONS: THE WILL COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT IS A TOP SOURCE OF INFORMATION

Be Fully Prepared Before Going Out of the Country or Overseas

Thursday, January 26, 2017/Author: Family Health Services Staff 1/Number of views (176)/ Article rating: No rating

Joliet- Are you still looking to escape the winter?  If that’s on your agenda, checking into travel vaccinations should be on your agenda as well.


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WHY DO WE KEEP TRACK OF FLU STATISTICS?

Press Release: WHY DO WE KEEP TRACK OF FLU STATISTICS?

And What Do We Know Before the Season Begins?

Thursday, January 19, 2017/Author: Website Administrator 10/Number of views (199)/ Article rating: No rating

Joliet- Despite recent reports of Norovirus in Kane County and a bit of a rise in overall Will County influenza numbers the last two weeks of December, the current flu season is being described as “average.”

 

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JANUARY IS BIRTH DEFECTS PREVENTION MONTH

Press Release: JANUARY IS BIRTH DEFECTS PREVENTION MONTH

Team Effort is Needed in Fight Against Birth Defects

Thursday, January 19, 2017/Author: Website Administrator 10/Number of views (225)/ Article rating: 5.0

Joliet- January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month.  But for many of those that work in the Will County Health Department it’s a battle they fight every day of the year.

 

 

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Press Release: PROPER HYGIENE KEY TO AVOIDING ILLNESSES LIKE NOROVIRUS

Hand Washing, as always, is extremely important

Thursday, January 19, 2017/Author: Website Administrator 10/Number of views (186)/ Article rating: No rating

Joliet- Will County Health Department Epidemiology & Infectious Disease Coordinator Dr. Alpesh Patel says it is the common season for illnesses like Norovirus, which recently was reported in some Kane County Schools, with St. Charles East High School having to cancel classes for a couple of days.

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COLLABORATIVE EFFORT LOOKING TO BRING NEW 100 BED PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL TO SILVER CROSS CAMPUS

Press Release: COLLABORATIVE EFFORT LOOKING TO BRING NEW 100 BED PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL TO SILVER CROSS CAMPUS

Will County Health Department Giving Full Support to New Facility

Thursday, January 12, 2017/Author: Website Administrator 10/Number of views (293)/ Article rating: No rating

Joliet- The Will County Health Department is offering its support for a newly announced partnership between Silver Cross Hospital and US HealthVest, LLC; the parent company of Chicago Behavioral Hospital.  This plan calls for a 100-bed psychiatric hospital on the Silver Cross campus in New Lenox, to be named Silver Oaks Hospital. 

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