POSSIBLE CONTAMINATION LEADS TO RECALL OF VEGGIE NOODLE SPIRALS

Butternut Spirals May be Contaminated with Listeria Monocytogenes

Veggie Noodle Company of Austin, Texas is voluntarily recalling a limited quantity of Butternut Spirals.
WILL COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT AND COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER CLOSED MON FEB 20th

WILL COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT AND COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER CLOSED MON FEB 20th

Closed Monday February 20th for President's Day

The Will County Health Department and Community Health Center will be closed for President's Day on Monday February 20th.



OHIO FOODS COMPANY ANNOUNCES RECALL OF CHEESE PRODUCTS

Can Be Especially Harmful to Young Children, Frail and Elderly People, Those with Weakened Immune Systems

The Will County Health Department has learned that MDS Foods Inc of Massillon, Ohio has recalled multiple products.
RECENT JOLIET CHAMBER SUMMIT ON A "HEALTHY HUMAN SYSTEM" SETS TONE FOR FUTURE

RECENT JOLIET CHAMBER SUMMIT ON A "HEALTHY HUMAN SYSTEM" SETS TONE FOR FUTURE

Now Planned to be an Annual Event

On a recent Friday, the 27th of January, dozens of those who represent Will County’s education, health, social and human services, and other non-profits got together at the Joliet Junior College Main Campus U-Building. 

NATIONAL WEAR RED DAY RAISES AWARENESS FOR WOMEN'S HEART HEALTH

NATIONAL WEAR RED DAY RAISES AWARENESS FOR WOMEN'S HEART HEALTH

Will County Health Department Wellness Committee Starts the Day with Healthy Oatmeal Breakfast

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

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

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.

STATE OF THE AGENCY ADDRESS GIVEN TO WILL COUNTY HEALTH DEPT STAFF

STATE OF THE AGENCY ADDRESS GIVEN TO WILL COUNTY HEALTH DEPT STAFF

Executive Director Sue Olenek Delivers Inaugural Address; Plans to Have One Each January

Health Department Executive Director Sue Olenek looks back at 2016 and ahead to 2017.

WHY DO WE KEEP TRACK OF FLU STATISTICS?

WHY DO WE KEEP TRACK OF FLU STATISTICS?

And What Do We Know Before the Season Begins?

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.”

 

 
JANUARY IS BIRTH DEFECTS PREVENTION MONTH

JANUARY IS BIRTH DEFECTS PREVENTION MONTH

Team Effort is Needed in Fight Against Birth Defects

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.

 

 

PROPER HYGIENE KEY TO AVOIDING ILLNESSES LIKE NOROVIRUS

Hand Washing, as always, is extremely important

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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