Seven states now report obesity at or above 35 percent

CDC today released new data on self-reported adult obesity prevalence for all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Guam, and Puerto Rico.

CDC activates Emergency Operations Center for Hurricane Florence

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention today activated its Emergency Operations Center (EOC) for public health needs before, during, and after Hurricane Florence, including the deployment of resources and personnel, as requested.

Gravel Ridge Farm Egg Shells Salmonella

CDC advises consumers, restaurants, and retailers not to eat, serve, or sell Gravel Ridge Farms cage-free large eggs, which have been linked to a multistate outbreak of Salmonella infections.

CDC guidance to travelers as influenza season nears

Reports in the news media of airline passengers with influenza are a reminder that the influenza season in the United States is fast approaching, and people who are sick should protect themselves—and others—by not traveling.

WILL COUNTY BOARD OF HEALTH

COMPENSATION COMMITTEE MEETING

Transcript for VitalSigns Teleconference: Preventing 1 Million Heart Attacks and Strokes

Transcript for VitalSigns Teleconference "Preventing 1 Million Heart Attacks and Strokes" presented on September 6, 2018.

CLEANING CONTRACT BID

2019 WCHD/WCCHC/EBO/NBO LOCATIONS

You are invited to submit your sealed bid for the Cleaning Contract for two (2) Will County Health Complex buildings and two (2) Will County Health Department branch locations.

CDC Telebriefing: New Vital Signs Report - Heart Attack Prevention

Heart attacks and strokes are catastrophic, life-changing events that are all too common. Over 800,000 cardiovascular events happened in adults ages 35-64 in 2016. The Million Hearts® initiative has a bold but attainable goal of preventing one million heart attacks and strokes by 2022.

Heart disease and stroke deaths hitting middle age adults in large numbers

Despite being largely preventable, heart attacks, strokes, heart failure and other related conditions caused 2.2 million hospitalizations in 2016, resulting in $32.7 billion in costs and 415,000 deaths, according to the latest CDC’s Vital Signs report.
Illinois Department Of Public Health Launches Targeted Vaccination Effort To Help Prevent Outbreaks

Illinois Department Of Public Health Launches Targeted Vaccination Effort To Help Prevent Outbreaks

Hepatitis A outbreaks reported in neighboring states

Working with almost two dozen local health departments around the state.
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