811 W. John Street, Yorkville, IL 60560
For 24/7 Mental or Public Health Emergencies, call 630-553-9100
Monday and Friday: 8:30am - 4:30pm   •   Tuesday - Thursday: 8:30am - 8pm

Dear Community Members,

Welcome to the Kendall County Health Department information pages.  We have organized our programs, our services, and well being information that is relevant to quality of life matters for our community members.  Several community partners have also contributed to the development of a 2021  MAPP (Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships) priorities and related vision statement:

  • Increase community population opportunities for access to oral health  care
  • Decrease community population potential exposure to Lyme Disease
  • Connect seniors to assets that reduce socio-economic duress and support mental health

Complete health includes social well being, mental health, environmental health, and physical health.  To this end; we aspire to educate, motivate, inspire, and empower citizens of Kendall County to make healthy choices.

(Kendall County Community MAPP Partners, 11/15)

I would like to invite you to speak with me about your input,  insights, or questions with regard to this important work. I would also be honored to speak with you about your input,  insights, and reflections with regard to any of the information on our web site.  Feel free to contact me at (630) 553-8097.

Peace, Amaal


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Friday, August 16th, 2019 at 7:02am
Take these simple measures to protect yourself and your family against mosquito-borne diseases when traveling the top 10 nature walks in Kendall County.

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Wednesday, August 14th, 2019 at 7:02am
There’s still time to get your child’s required vaccinations before the first day of school! Contact us at (630)553-9100 to make your appointment today. #VaxToSchool https://t.co/5gAcimWeC4 https://t.co/bNeZ6XzDR9 kendallhealth photo
Monday, August 12th, 2019 at 7:02am
Approximately 1 in 6 Americans get food poisoning each year and children are the most vulnerable to food poisoning. So take extra precautions with these tips when preparing the lunches they take to school. https://t.co/C8GpmcYUt2 https://t.co/79Ge7w5iDg kendallhealth photo
Friday, August 9th, 2019 at 7:02am
Making a plan before heading to the store can help you get organized, save money, and choose healthy options. Plan your weekly meals using this weekly calendar. For more tips on healthy eating on a budget, go to https://t.co/owcM6Wr0g8. https://t.co/7AcTuCjTU3 kendallhealth photo
Tuesday, August 6th, 2019 at 7:01am
Last week the Regional Public Health Administrators met with Congresswomen Lauren Underwood at the Illinois Department of Public Health office to discuss public health concerns. https://t.co/BQilj86AnN kendallhealth photo
Monday, August 5th, 2019 at 10:03am
Illinois Department of Public Health Warns of Hospitalizations Potentially Tied to Vaping https://t.co/fTSpPkNXOn
Monday, August 5th, 2019 at 7:01am
Back to school time can be filled with big feelings for children and parents. Start preparing now to ease the transition. What is your school morning and evening routine? How will you remember important dates, times, and everything else required of you? https://t.co/OrfqwQGDbF kendallhealth photo
Friday, August 2nd, 2019 at 7:01am
Vaccines for Children Program provides vaccines to children whose parents can’t afford them to help ensure children have a better chance of getting their recommended vaccinations on schedule. Learn if your child is eligible to receive vaccines at no cost. https://t.co/kw3pmBXt3J https://t.co/eZa91NKE2Q kendallhealth photo
Wednesday, July 31st, 2019 at 12:45pm
Thank you to all the community members who came to the Generation Z/Millennial Mental Health Forum with Rep Lauren Underwood and Rep Joe Kennedy III to discuss barriers to accessing mental health care and substance use disorder treatment such as stigma, cost, and access to care. https://t.co/R57yMBrqFg kendallhealth photo
Monday, July 29th, 2019 at 7:02am
The Kendall County Health Department provides DUI and Substance Abuse Evaluation Services. Learn how to live without the harmful consequences of alcohol and/or drug abuse. Call us today (630)553-9100. https://t.co/KM1jRwlQ90 https://t.co/62ZSwkduKG kendallhealth photo
Friday, July 26th, 2019 at 7:02am
Exposure to lead can seriously harm children’s health. Learn more about the impacts of lead poisoning for children across the U.S. https://t.co/Ap4ZJusUge https://t.co/EhXUd1MBCY kendallhealth photo
Wednesday, July 24th, 2019 at 7:02am
Last week Dr. Ngozi Ezike and key leadership staff of the Illinois Department of Public Health met with Northern Illinois Public Health Consortium Directors for a productive public health dialogue. https://t.co/GzYTYeoZ9S kendallhealth photo
Monday, July 22nd, 2019 at 7:02am
Here are some easy ways to reduce sugar consumption:
-Reduce the amount of sugar you add to your morning coffee
-Choose sugar-free drinks like water or unsweetened tea
-Eat whole fruit instead of drinking fruit juice
-Read your labels https://t.co/IwEFtrXvh2
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Friday, July 19th, 2019 at 7:02am
RELAX AND UNPLUG: Electronics like computes and TVs heat up your house, so make sure they are turned off when they are not being used. https://t.co/YTfUESpmmf kendallhealth photo
Thursday, July 18th, 2019 at 10:01am
TEACHERS: Are you prepared to react to an emotional or mental health crisis situation? Register for our Mental Health First Aid Class on July 26th before school starts by calling (630)553-9100. https://t.co/1rhGAJCz0O kendallhealth photo
Wednesday, July 17th, 2019 at 11:00am
Join Representative Lauren Underwood, mental health professionals, and community members for an open discussion about real problems people face in regards to their mental health. Register at https://t.co/TM0KV7fRfR
Tuesday, July 16th, 2019 at 8:21am
Last week our community and faith-based organizations came together to share dialogue on how to navigate supports around the national crisis of suicide. https://t.co/kl2PxSxVLC kendallhealth photo
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811 W. John Street, Yorkville, IL 60560   •   630-553-9100