CDC Releases 2018 Breastfeeding Report Card

Of the approximately 4 million babies born in 2015, most (83.2 percent) started out breastfeeding – but many stop earlier than recommended, according to the 2018 Breastfeeding Report Card released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Rabid Bats Found in Lockport, Elwood, Plainfield, Joliet

Rabid Bats Found in Lockport, Elwood, Plainfield, Joliet

Brings Will County Total to 13 Rabid Bats this Year

Report bats to Will County Animal Control at 815-462-5633.
Parent and Youth Forum Wed Aug 29th at Lincoln Way West High School

Parent and Youth Forum Wed Aug 29th at Lincoln Way West High School

Engaging and Informative Discussion on Alcohol and Drug Issues, 4 to 7 PM

                                         Session will be moderated by Will County Sheriff Mike Kelley.

CDC: 1 in 4 US adults live with a disability

One in 4 U.S. adults – 61 million Americans – have a disability that impacts major life activities, according to a report in CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.
Will County Community Health Center Marks 22 Years

Will County Community Health Center Marks 22 Years

Celebration Included Congressman Foster, State Senator McGuire, County Executive Walsh, and Mayor O'dekirk

Will County CHC is located at 1106 Neal Avenue in Joliet.
CDC releases graphic novel on variant flu dangers

CDC releases graphic novel on variant flu dangers

Report on Virus infections associated with attendance at agricultural fairs in two U.S. states.

To help young people understand human influenza viruses that normally circulate in swine.
West Nile Virus Update: 13 of 14 WCHD Traps Have Produced a Positive Sample

West Nile Virus Update: 13 of 14 WCHD Traps Have Produced a Positive Sample

Total of 248 Samples Taken in 2018, 40 of them Positive for WNV

So far in 2018, there has been one human case in Will County.

CDC Releases Graphic Novel on Variant Flu Dangers

CDC has released a graphic novel to help young people understand the potential health risks of human influenza viruses that normally circulate in swine and can cause disease in people (known as variant flu infections).
From Babies To Baby Boomers: Recommended Vaccines

From Babies To Baby Boomers: Recommended Vaccines

Learn which vaccines you need during National Immunization Awareness Month

You never outgrow the need for immunizations.

CDC supporting response to new Ebola outbreak in North Kivu/Democratic Republic of the Congo

CDC has been responding and coordinating with the Ministry of Health of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) since a new outbreak of Ebola in North Kivu province was reported on July 30, 2018.
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