Media Relations & Press Releases
Antibiotics Can’t Kill The Common Cold

Press Release: Antibiotics Can’t Kill The Common Cold

Antibiotic Awareness Week November 12-18, 2018

Friday, November 9, 2018/Author: Administrative Services Staff/Number of views (67)/ Article rating: No rating
Up to 50 percent of all prescribed antibiotics are not needed or are not effective as prescribed. more...
WCHD and CHC Closed Mon, Nov 12th in Observance of Veterans Day

Press Release: WCHD and CHC Closed Mon, Nov 12th in Observance of Veterans Day

All Services Will Resume Tuesday, November 13th

Thursday, November 8, 2018/Author: Administrative Services Staff/Number of views (72)/ Article rating: No rating
Will County Health Department Talks "Food Safety"

Press Release: Will County Health Department Talks "Food Safety"

Updated FDA Food Code Takes Effect January 1, 2019

Wednesday, October 31, 2018/Author: Environmental Health Staff/Number of views (197)/ Article rating: No rating
Attendees are considered operators of “Level 1 risk” food facilities. more...
Hepatitis A Vaccine Available for People At Highest Risk

Press Release: Hepatitis A Vaccine Available for People At Highest Risk

CDC has reported hepatitis A outbreaks in states across the county

Wednesday, October 24, 2018/Author: Family Health Services Staff/Number of views (231)/ Article rating: No rating
High Risk Groups Include:  Users of injection/non-injection drugs, homeless, people with chronic liver disease. more...
National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week: New Standards and Precautions

Press Release: National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week: New Standards and Precautions

Home Visits Still Required at 10 Level, Follow-up Action Needed at 5 Level

Tuesday, October 23, 2018/Author: Family Health Services Staff/Number of views (166)/ Article rating: No rating
Important to find out what actually caused the high blood lead level. more...
Health Department Receives Silver and Bronze Awards for Healthy Workplace Efforts

Press Release: Health Department Receives Silver and Bronze Awards for Healthy Workplace Efforts

Silver from MAPP, Bronze from American Health Association

Friday, October 12, 2018/Author: Administrative Services Staff/Number of views (402)/ Article rating: 4.0
Presented with Silver MAPP award at October 12th SIlver Cross Hospital Luncheon. more...

Press Release: MANDATORY PRE-BID

Security Services for the HD, CHC, & TB Locations

Thursday, October 11, 2018/Author: Administrative Services Staff 2/Number of views (123)/ Article rating: No rating
October 26, 2018
501 Ella Avenue
10:00am
Administration Conference Room
*Enclosed is the attached bid* more...
Community Health Center Receives Grant for New Medication Option in Treating Opioid Addiction

Press Release: Community Health Center Receives Grant for New Medication Option in Treating Opioid Addiction

Grant for Suboxone from Health Resources and Service Administration

Thursday, October 11, 2018/Author: Community Health Center Staff/Number of views (265)/ Article rating: No rating
An addition to medication-assisted treatment options. more...
"CURE STIGMA" is a Goal for This Year's Mental Health Awareness Week

Press Release: "CURE STIGMA" is a Goal for This Year's Mental Health Awareness Week

NAMI video describes “stigma” as a “contagious, toxic disease"

Wednesday, October 10, 2018/Author: Behavioral Health Staff/Number of views (204)/ Article rating: No rating
Mental illness is an illness of a PART of the body, the BRAIN.
more...
PREGNANCY INFANT LOSS AWARENESS MONTH TURNS 30, EFFORT CONTINUES

Press Release: PREGNANCY INFANT LOSS AWARENESS MONTH TURNS 30, EFFORT CONTINUES

Grieving Parents Need Support, Encouragement, Resources

Friday, October 5, 2018/Author: Family Health Services Staff/Number of views (170)/ Article rating: No rating
Attending a support group meeting can be a major step. more...
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