Operation Santa Drop Sends 155 Boxes with over 26,000 Items to Overseas Military Units

Operation Santa Drop Sends 155 Boxes with over 26,000 Items to Overseas Military Units

Thanks to ALL those who donated items and ALL Medical Reserve Corp (MRC) volunteers who participated in this year’s WCHD-Stickney Township OPERATION SANTA DROP. Over 26,000 items filled 155 boxes to be sent to military units serving us overseas in Japan, Afghanistan, Iraq, and on…

New Signs on Richards and Mills Direct Residents to WCHD, CHC, TB Clinic, Sunny Hill

New Signs on Richards and Mills Direct Residents to WCHD, CHC, TB Clinic, Sunny Hill

The Will County Health Department thanks Will County Facilities for their help with two new signs on Mills (left) and Richards (right); directing residents to the Will County Health Department, the Will County Community Health Center, the TB Clinic, and Sunny Hill Nursing Home.

Follow Four Steps to Food Safety, Even During Holidays

Follow Four Steps to Food Safety, Even During Holidays

Courtesy of DuPage County Health Department   As the holiday season approaches, it’s likely there are multiple meals and parties in your future. Carrying food from one location to another and sharing dishes with a crowd means more opportunities for bacteria to grow and cause…

National Foundation Aims to Improve Breast Cancer Outcomes for African-American Women

National Foundation Aims to Improve Breast Cancer Outcomes for African-American Women

A national breast cancer foundation, Susan G. Komen, is working to improve breast cancer outcomes among Black/African-American women. This effort is part of Komen’s African American Health Equity Initiative.  John Snow, Inc. (JSI), a mission-driven public health organization, is assisting in gathering information from across the…