HEALTH DEPARTMENT'S EASTERN BRANCH OFFICE IN MONEE MARKS TWO YEARS

HEALTH DEPARTMENT'S EASTERN BRANCH OFFICE IN MONEE MARKS TWO YEARS

Eastern Branch Office Serves Residents of Seven Will County Townships

 EBO operates at the intersection of Monee-Manhattan Road and Egyptian Trail, less and a half-mile east of Interstate 57.
Will County Community Health Center Welcomes Certified Addiction Counselor

Will County Community Health Center Welcomes Certified Addiction Counselor

A Change at Age 50 Leads to a Counseling Career

JOLIET- In our first of a series about the people in the Will County Health Department, we take a look at a man who made a mid-life career change, motivated by some experiences he witnessed in his own family.

Will County Health Department Prepared For Flu Season

Will County Health Department Prepared For Flu Season

Vaccines Now Available For All Ages

JOLIET – As flu season approaches, the Will County Health Department officials would like to remind residents how important flu shots can be to maintaining one’s health. The health department is now offering flu shots for all ages at its locations in Joliet, Bolingbrook and Monee.

 

Will County Residents Encouraged To “Rethink Your Drink”

Will County Residents Encouraged To “Rethink Your Drink”

Campaign Designed To Reduce Sugar-Sweetened Drinks Consumption

JOLIET – The Will County Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP) Collaborative is proud to announce the launch of “Rethink Your Drink”, an educational campaign to encourage residents to reduce the consumption of sugar-sweetened drinks. The campaign is sponsored by the MAPP Chronic Care Action team and the Illinois Alliance to Prevent Obesity. Sugar-sweetened beverages are the number one source of added sugar in the American diet. One can of soda contains more than the recommended daily sugar intake for an adult.

Will County Health Department Named Gold Fit-Friendly Worksite

Will County Health Department Named Gold Fit-Friendly Worksite

Annual Award By American Heart Association Recognizes Excellent Workplace Health

JOLIET – The Will County Health Department has been named a Gold Fit-Friendly Worksite by the American Heart Association based upon outstanding workplace health. The annual award recognizes exceptional activities that promote health and well-being for employees.

 

Do You “Know Where To Go?”

New Initiative Aims to Curb Emergency Room Abuse

JOLIET – Unnecessary emergency room (ER) visits cost area consumers billions of dollars during 2015, but a new initiative championed by Will County’s Mobilizing Action for Planning and Partnerships Collaborative (MAPP), is designed to reduce healthcare costs.

Health Department Helps Keep Temporary Events Safe

Health Department Helps Keep Temporary Events Safe

Special Inspections Help Keep Temporary Events Free of Foodborne Illness

If your church, business, club, or community organization sponsors a fundraiser where food is served, you probably know the Will County Health Department’s Division of Environmental Health inspects and permits temporary events to insure food safety.

Health Department Urges Childhood Immunization Compliance

Call To Action Comes During National Infant Immunization Week

JOLIET – Vaccines are among the most successful and cost-effective public health tools available for preventing disease and death.

Family Health Services and National Public Health Week (NPHW)

Family Health Services and National Public Health Week (NPHW)

Family Health Services programs take on added significance during National Public Health Week

The variety of programs provided by the Health Department’s Division of Family Health Services speaks to the significance we attach to National Public Health Week.

Will County Still Among State’s Healthiest Counties

Match Study Affirms Positive County Health Outcomes, Identifies Problem Areas

JOLIET – An important grant-funded study released early Wednesday, March 16, ranks Will County among Illinois’ healthiest counties.

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