Public Notice

Public Notice

The Will County Board of Health will be meeting at 3 PM; Wednesday, November 20th in the Community Room of the Will County Health Department Building.  The public is invited.  Please follow all parking signs, as construction of the new WCHD Building continues.

Will County Health Department Offers Information at Vaping Forum

Will County Health Department Offers Information at Vaping Forum

  On the day of tragic news that the State of Illinois had seen its fourth death with possible connections to excessive vaping, the Will County Health Department was involved in an evening Vaping Forum at Lincoln Way West High School.  Epidemiologist Alpesh Patel (left)…

Fourth Illinois Resident Dies After Vaping Related Lung Injury

Fourth Illinois Resident Dies After Vaping Related Lung Injury

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is reporting the death of a fourth Illinois resident who had recently been hospitalized with lung injury associated with the use of e-cigarette or vaping products (EVALI).  At this time, a total of 179 people in Illinois,…

Marketplace Open Enrollment Time Can Be a New Beginning for Families

Marketplace Open Enrollment Time Can Be a New Beginning for Families

Individuals and families without insurance coverage or who wish to change their current Marketplace plans (also referred to as the Affordable Care Act or Obamacare) have from now until mid-December to do so. This open enrollment period began on November 1, and runs until December…