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Health Department's Health Center Dental Van Brings Care to the Kids

Health Department's Health Center Dental Van Brings Care to the Kids

Keeping Busy During National Children's Dental Health Month, and Beyond

A philosophy of "Early Intervention for Prevention."
New Health Department Conflict Resolution Sessions Help Youngsters Open Up

New Health Department Conflict Resolution Sessions Help Youngsters Open Up

Group Sessions on Additional Topics Planned for This Year

Interns created a 10-week program schedule of one hour long sessions.
Illinois Helpline Available Concerning Opioid Issues

Illinois Helpline Available Concerning Opioid Issues

Call for Assistance 24/7

The number is 1-833-2FINDHELP.
Black HIV Infections Cut Almost In Half In Illinois

Black HIV Infections Cut Almost In Half In Illinois

Announced on National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

From 2000 to 2015, the rate of HIV infection among blacks decreased by 46 percent.
CDC Cuts Global Epidemic-Prevention Activities

CDC Cuts Global Epidemic-Prevention Activities

Downsizing Efforrts in 39 of 49 Countries

Money from 2014 package slated to run out by September of 2019.
CDC: Flu still 'widespread' with no end in sight

CDC: Flu still 'widespread' with no end in sight

Widespread Flu in All States Except Hawaii and Oregon

Flu activity is considered "high" in 42 states.
Body Mass Index, BMI: A True Window to Your Health

Body Mass Index, BMI: A True Window to Your Health

Your BMI Can be Calcutated in Two Different Ways

A more complete story of your health just might be told by your BMI, or Body Mass Index.
Health Fears Raised as EPA Eases Path for New Chemicals

Health Fears Raised as EPA Eases Path for New Chemicals

NBC News Report Looks at Sensitive Issue

The EPA is shifting course on how it assesses new chemicals for health and environmental hazards.
An Educational Video on PrEP and How it Protects HIV-Negative Patients

An Educational Video on PrEP and How it Protects HIV-Negative Patients

A Look at the Drug Truvada and What it Does

The PrEP Clinic is available in the Will County Health Department's Community Health Center Care Clinic, 11 AM to 4 PM on Thursdays. 
Dames-Schuster Leaves Health Department with Long Resume

Dames-Schuster Leaves Health Department with Long Resume

Retiring at End of January after Career of Medical Service

Pat Dames-Schuster's time of service to healthcare actually began long before she became a Will County Health Department division director in 2009.
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