CLOSED on Monday, July 4th
WILL COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT
The Will County Health Department and the Community Health Center will be CLOSED on Monday, July 4th in observance of Independence Day.
We will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, July 5.
With an upcoming stretch of high temperatures expected in Illinois, the Will County Emergency Management Agency is advising residents of measures they can take during severe heat conditions to stay safe and healthy. These measures include being mindful of heat-related illnesses and being aware of the availability of local cooling centers.
The Will County Health Department’s Environmental Health division announced that mosquitoes trapped in Mokena, Frankfort and Plainfield tested positive for West Nile virus [WNV]. These results represent the first WNV positive mosquitoes identified in Will County this year. Will County residents are reminded to protect themselves from mosquito bites and mosquito-borne diseases.
The Will County Health Department is reminding everyone of basic food safety tips they should follow in order to reduce the chance of getting a foodborne illness during this summer cookout season.
Beginning each year on Mother’s Day, we celebrate National Women’s Health Week to encourage women and girls to make their health a priority. View some of the best ways women can prioritize their physical and emotional health.