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Wednesday, November 30th, 2022 at 1:30pm
COVID-19, Influenza, and RSV can all have similar symptoms. The best way to know if you are sick with a virus is to test for it. https://t.co/r2hSiaRwFX kendallhealth photo
Tuesday, November 29th, 2022 at 5:30pm
November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Throughout the United States and Illinois, lung cancer is the leading cause of death for men and women. Information on the Illinois Tobacco Quitline can be found at https://t.co/9t4E6IHWDY. https://t.co/IZbkIpNeLq kendallhealth photo
Wednesday, November 23rd, 2022 at 12:03pm
KCHD will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday beginning at 4:30 pm today - Wednesday, 11/23 - through Friday, 11/25. We will re-open on Monday, 11/28 at 8:30 am.

Have a happy and safe Thanksgiving! https://t.co/pmPyTYiTLF
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Tuesday, November 22nd, 2022 at 8:01pm
Choosing what flu strains should go into a flu vaccine each year isn't a simple task. Each year, scientists use global flu surveillance data, prediction models, and more to select strains for the upcoming flu season's vaccine. https://t.co/KgoQhYCz0S kendallhealth photo
Saturday, November 19th, 2022 at 5:01pm
Four flu strains are included in the quadrivalent formulation of influenza vaccines. https://t.co/4BkIDsfuMV kendallhealth photo
Friday, November 18th, 2022 at 3:02pm
After a flu shot, it takes about two weeks to have full immune protection. Keep practicing healthy hygiene practices like washing your hands, avoiding touching your face, and avoiding close contact with sick people to keep you healthy while you wait! https://t.co/4vEVDiE70e kendallhealth photo
Thursday, November 17th, 2022 at 1:03pm
Have you ever felt like you're getting sick after a vaccine? It's a sign that your body is making antibodies to fight off future infections! https://t.co/POrs9OoM9I kendallhealth photo
Wednesday, November 16th, 2022 at 4:30pm
You can't get the flu from a flu shot! Your body can still have an immune response as it builds up antibodies from the vaccine, though! https://t.co/YMN45AwJYN kendallhealth photo
Tuesday, November 15th, 2022 at 10:00pm
Influenza cases are rising - it is not too late to get your flu shot! https://t.co/Esj4v5ejX2 kendallhealth photo
Saturday, November 12th, 2022 at 1:01pm
Each year in the United States, an estimated 58,000 children younger than 5 years old are hospitalized due to RSV infection. Recently, there have been Pediatric Intensive Care shortages in Illinois due to increased spread of RSV in children. https://t.co/gJnisdri1U kendallhealth photo
Thursday, November 10th, 2022 at 6:01pm
Kendall County Health Department will be closed tomorrow, November 11th in observance of Veterans Day. We will reopen on Monday, 11/14 at 8:30a. https://t.co/OORQlomO4N kendallhealth photo
Tuesday, November 8th, 2022 at 8:01pm
Flu season is here! Protect yourself and those around you with these tips. https://t.co/3sxBVeEtCR kendallhealth photo
Monday, October 31st, 2022 at 11:04am
Happy Halloween!

Don't forget! KCHD will be handing out treats to the community's youth today from 2 pm to 4 pm. https://t.co/I8g0P1H877
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Saturday, October 29th, 2022 at 12:01pm
BOO! Although ghosts might not be real, radon is! Radon is a colorless, odorless gas that can cause lung cancer. It can seep into your home through creaks in the foundation of your home. Protect yourself and your family by testing for radon. Questions? Call 630-553-9100. https://t.co/HEa0djgnOU kendallhealth photo
Friday, October 28th, 2022 at 5:02pm
KCHD will be handing out treats to the community's youth on Halloween from 2 pm to 4 pm. Come stop by! https://t.co/OqH001WoHg kendallhealth photo
Tuesday, October 25th, 2022 at 6:01pm
Are you a Medicaid member who has moved recently? Don't risk losing your health insurance - update your address at https://t.co/ZxDPVZotNa ! https://t.co/Pty7uWoZR5 kendallhealth photo
Thursday, October 20th, 2022 at 10:02am
Saturday, from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Lewis University will be hosting a Special Needs Vaccination Clinic. Appointments are required - to register, visit https://t.co/sUUT64Gjo5. https://t.co/XlvYbgHUn4 kendallhealth photo
Tuesday, October 18th, 2022 at 6:02pm
Lewis University is hosting a Special Needs Vaccination Clinic on Saturday, 10/22. Both Flu and Bivalent COVID vaccine will be available for anyone ages 3 and over. To register, visit https://t.co/sUUT64pgm5 https://t.co/E8kzJoRIJ6 kendallhealth photo
Sunday, October 9th, 2022 at 10:01am
Kendall County Health Department will be closed tomorrow, Monday, October 10th in observance of Columbus Day. We look forward to serving the community again on Tuesday! https://t.co/DXAiUkGY2j kendallhealth photo
Friday, October 7th, 2022 at 8:00pm
If you or someone you know is experiencing depression, it is important to find help.

For more information, visit https://t.co/lxVzF5eIcy or call 630.553.9100. https://t.co/pNMusIiqxI
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