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Kendall County Health News

  1. Gun Violence in America

    June 17, 2019

    By: Everytown For Gun SafetyEvery day, 100 Americans are killed with guns and hundreds more are shot and injured. The effects of gun violence extend far beyond these casualties— gun violence shapes the lives of millions of Americans who witness it, know someone who was shot, or live in fear of the next shooting.In order […]

  2. Emergency Food and Shelter Funds Available

    KENDALL COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT HAS BEEN AWARDED FEDERAL FUNDS UNDER THE EMERGENCY FOOD AND SHELTER NATIONAL BOARD PROGRAM Kendall County Health Department has been chosen to receive $59,726.00 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county. The selection was made by a National Board that is chaired by the Department of Homeland Security’s […]

  3. “Top 10” Nature Walks in Kendall County

    June 13, 2019
  4. Standing Water Breeds Mosquitoes

    With record breaking rainfalls in our area this past May, the Kendall County Health Department wants to remind residents of the dangers of standing water and mosquitoes. During the late spring and summer, mosquitoes can develop in any standing water that lasts more than seven to 10 days. Because mosquitoes can carry disease, such as […]

  5. 2018 Surveillance Report of Drug-Related Risks and Outcomes

    Click here to find the 2018 Annual Surveillance Report of Drug-Related Risks and Outcomes — United States. Click here to find highlights from the 2018 Annual Surveillance Report of Drug-Related Risks and Outcomes — United States.

  6. Opioid Crisis Data: Understanding the Epidemic

    Find Opioid Crisis Data at https://www.ihs.gov/opioids/data/.

  7. National Addiction & HIV Data Archive Program

    The National Addiction & HIV Data Archive Program acquires, preserves and disseminates data relevant to drug addiction and HIV research. The scope of the data housed at NAHDAP covers a wide range of legal and illicit drugs (alcohol, tobacco, marijuana, cocaine, synthetic drugs, and others) and the trajectories, patterns, and consequences of drug use as […]

  8. Center on Addiction

    Center on Addiction has spent more than 25 years conducting research and finding the most effective strategies to combat addiction. Learn more at https://www.centeronaddiction.org/.

  9. Statewide Unintentional Drug Overdose Reporting System

    Click here to learn about the Statewide Unintentional Drug Overdose Reporting System (SUDORS) and sign up for updates from SUDORS.

  10. Drug Users Armed With Naloxone Double As Medics On Streets Of San Francisco

    By: Kaiser Health News The widespread availability of naloxone, which reverses overdoses, has radically changed the culture of opioid use on the streets, giving drug users a sense of security and inducing them to seek out the more powerful high of the synthetic opioid fentanyl. Read more…

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