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Dear Community Members,

          AD_AmaalWelcome 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 

Please click here to view the Forces and Assets of Change Map.


Wellness Alerts

Heat and Outdoor Workers

July 19th, 2016

People who work outdoors are more likely to become dehydrated and are more likely to get heat-related illness. Click here for more information.

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Featured News

Age & Socioeconomic Status

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War Wounds That Time Alone Can’t Heal

"No doubt in the course of your life, you did something, or failed to do something, that left you feeling guilty or ashamed. What if that...

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Meaningful Reflections from a former Board Member

Dear Amaal and fellow board members,

I just want to take this opportunity to say thank you for the honor and privilege of working with...

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Upcoming Events

ALAS on Wheels - The Mobile Salon

A special program designed for women with cancer to improve their selfesteem

and physical appearance. We donate mastectomy bras, prosthesis, and

wigs to the participants. Open to all women living with cancer who are

uninsured or under-insured (high deductible).

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National Night Out - Baseball Game

As part of the National Night Out, the Kendall County Sheriff’s Office, Oswego Police Department, and the Oswego Fire Protection District will be playing exhibition baseball games against Oswego area youth baseball players from the Oswego Baseball and Softball Association and Oswego Cobra Baseball.

National Night Out Baseball Game

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Grant Opportunity for Teachers

The Kendall Education Connection (KEC) is proud to offer a grant to teachers in Kendall County to help extend learning beyond the classroom walls. The grant will fund or partially fund projects in three areas of educational needs related to topics of agriculture, environmental education, natural resources or health.

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Kendall County Health DepartmentThursday, July 28th, 2016 at 3:02am
Today, in the Chicago region, the weather has been designated by the EPA as an "air pollution action day". The following link provides tips for what people can do to to protect their own health and to lessen the impact of environmental air pollution.
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Kendall County Health DepartmentThursday, July 21st, 2016 at 3:09am
There's an excessive heat watch in effect! Know where to go! Cooling centers are available in Kendall County. See the attachment. Please call ahead!
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Kendall County Health DepartmentWednesday, July 20th, 2016 at 3:24am
The National Weather Service is forecasting heat indexes to reach over 100 degrees later this week. This is the first big heat wave of the year. Stay in and stay cool.
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Kendall County Health DepartmentThursday, June 16th, 2016 at 2:51am
It's hot out there. Please take a moment to read this information from Illinois Department of Public Health. Stay safe. Please share!
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Kendall County Health DepartmentTuesday, June 14th, 2016 at 9:10am
West Nile disease reports have started back up a little earlier this year and this is most likely due to the fact that we had a mild winter. Research has shown that warmer temperatures through the previous winter can lead to a more intense mosquito season the following summer. This means more possible disease transmission. Protect yourself this summer! Visit http://www.kendallhealth.org/environmental-health/west-nile-and-mosquitoes/ for more information.
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Saturday, July 23rd, 2016 at 9:50pm
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