“VAPING: Understanding the  Hazards and Risks”  7 PM Nov 14th at LWW High School

“VAPING: Understanding the Hazards and Risks” 7 PM Nov 14th at LWW High School

The Village of New Lenox and its Safe Communities America Coalition, in partnership with Lincoln-Way School District #210, is hosting a forum entitled “VAPING: Understanding the Hazards and Risks.”   The event will be held on Thursday, November 14, 2019 from 7:00pm to 8:00pm in the…

Second Illinois Resident Dies After Vaping Related Lung Injury

Second Illinois Resident Dies After Vaping Related Lung Injury

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is reporting the death of a second Illinois individual who had recently vaped and been hospitalized with a severe lung injury. At this time, a total of 153 people in Illinois, ranging in age from 13…

Free Flu Shots from WCHD for State of Illinois Employees Extended Through Nov 12th

Free Flu Shots from WCHD for State of Illinois Employees Extended Through Nov 12th

Free Flu Shots for State of Illinois Employees –   Every Tuesday morning October 1 thru November 12, 2019 8:30-11:30 AM No appointment necessary  Location:    Will County Health Department                Joliet Immunization Clinic                 501 Ella Ave Joliet, IL 60433   State Employees who…

The Start of Flu Season: A Great Time to Check All of Your Immunizations

The Start of Flu Season: A Great Time to Check All of Your Immunizations

Another flu season is upon us.  Will County Health Department Epidemiologist Alpesh Patel says that not only is this the time to get your flu shot, but also a great time to ask your health care provider about other immunizations you might need as well. …