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Two Confirmed Cases of Legionnaires’ Disease Linked to AmericInn in Schaumburg, Illinois

Two Confirmed Cases of Legionnaires’ Disease Linked to AmericInn in Schaumburg, Illinois

IDPH and Cook County Department of Public Healthcontinue to investigate the Legionnaires’ disease cluster   SPRINGFIELD –The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) recently linked two confirmed cases of Legionnaires’ disease to the AmericInn by Wyndham Hotel in Schaumburg, Illinois, and is currently investigating the […]

PUBLIC NOTICE

PUBLIC NOTICE

The Will County Board of Health will be meeting at 3 PM, Wednesday August 21st, in the Community Room of the Will County Health Department Main Building at 501 Ella Avenue in Joliet.  The public is welcome.  Please follow all parking signs around construction site.

Ticks in Illinois Found to Have Heartland Virus

Ticks in Illinois Found to Have Heartland Virus

Protect yourself from tick bites   SPRINGFIELD – Last summer, a Kankakee County resident tested positive for Heartland virus, the first case reported in Illinois. In response to this human case, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) collaborated with the Illinois Natural History Survey […]

IF YOU FIND A DEAD BIRD: Call West Nile Virus Surveillance Hotline

IF YOU FIND A DEAD BIRD: Call West Nile Virus Surveillance Hotline

The Will County Health Department Environment Health Division reminds you that if you see a dead bird on your property, please call our hotline to report it.  WCHD EH will contact you to determine if the bird can be sent for testing.  The most common […]