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Thursday, August 4th, 2022 at 6:15pm
Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) supports breastfeeding year-round by providing free counseling, guidance, & educational resources, 1-1 support from peer counselors & lactation experts, and healthy food packages. KCHD offers WIC services and is an Equal Opportunity Provider. https://t.co/75fbju6u9F kendallhealth photo
Friday, July 22nd, 2022 at 3:30pm
Do you know how to recognize an opioid overdose? When a person overdoses, breathing will slow dangerously and may stop altogether, eventually leading to brain damage or death.

If you suspect an opioid overdose, call 911 and get emergency medical assistance immediately. https://t.co/F1wlnmB7TW
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Thursday, July 21st, 2022 at 6:00pm
Today, KCHD was honored to present to the KCSO Youth Academy class of 2022. We had rich dialogue around Public Health careers, Leadership Attributes, & Mental Health. What a great group of young men and women, led by our fantastic colleagues at the Kendall Co. Sheriff’s Office. https://t.co/XfTiDEwQRS kendallhealth photo
Monday, July 4th, 2022 at 10:03am
Kendall County Health Department is closed today, Monday, July 4th, 2022 in observance of Independence Day. Have a safe and fun Fourth! https://t.co/Y6gfiOQ76d kendallhealth photo
Sunday, July 3rd, 2022 at 10:00am
This week, West Nile Virus was detected in mosquitoes collected in both Plano & Yorkville. Its a good time to eliminate standing water around your home & to wear EPA registered repellants. Protect yourself & your property this holiday weekend! More info: https://t.co/4hbMgf5rhD
Saturday, July 2nd, 2022 at 11:02am
This holiday weekend, make sure you protect your family and friends by practicing safe food handling, cooking, and storing.

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Friday, July 1st, 2022 at 6:45pm
Mosquitoes collected in both Yorkville & Plano have tested positive for West Nile Virus. Protect yourself by eliminating or flushing standing water, use EPA registered repellants & cover up with long sleeved shirts & pants when outside. More info: https://t.co/AEg3p2m5A9 https://t.co/yRXUmpPs3j kendallhealth photo
Friday, June 17th, 2022 at 12:24pm
Monkeypox has been in the news recently. Here are some myths and facts about it.

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Wednesday, June 15th, 2022 at 11:27am
With heat indexes rising above 100 degrees, extreme heat safety tips can be used to keep you safe.

A full list of Kendall County Cooling Centers can be found here: https://t.co/Y4pEart7UB https://t.co/XJkUPbWOAL
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Wednesday, June 1st, 2022 at 7:01pm
Did you know?

The Kendall County Health Department conducts a multi-faceted mosquito surveillance program that includes trapping and testing mosquitoes for the West Nile Virus. Mosquito traps are placed throughout the county from May to October each year. https://t.co/XolWNo11Yq
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Tuesday, May 31st, 2022 at 3:02pm
Did you know?

May is Community Action Month. In a recent survey, 95% of Community Action consumers reported that services were effective and helpful. https://t.co/tUtT2ItmRp
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Monday, May 30th, 2022 at 10:02am
Kendall County Health Department will be closed today, Monday, May 30th, in observance of Memorial Day. We wish all a safe holiday. We look forward to serving you tomorrow. https://t.co/r0FIimsD2L kendallhealth photo
Friday, May 27th, 2022 at 11:30am
There are many wonderful benefits of working at the Kendall County Health Department! See open positions now at https://t.co/hg4MTbjSSw! https://t.co/MhlEMUBrmu kendallhealth photo
Wednesday, May 25th, 2022 at 12:01pm
In a recent survey, 93% of our Mental Health consumers reported our services were effective and helpful. KCHD is proud to offer quality Mental Health services to the community. https://t.co/6EM90JRy5y kendallhealth photo
Monday, May 2nd, 2022 at 12:01pm
WIC isn’t just for moms and babies, WIC is here for children until their 5th birthday!

WIC provides nutrition info & free foods to help mothers, babies, & children get the nutrients they need for proper growth & development.

–This institution is an equal opportunity provider. https://t.co/xLJl8Liql5
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Friday, April 29th, 2022 at 10:01am
KCHD will be participating in the Fox Valley Family YMCA Healthy Kids Day tomorrow, Saturday, 4/30 from 1-3p to promote bicycle safety for children. Plano Walmart has partnered with KCHD to raffle 2 bikes. We will be raffling bikes and helmets. Can’t wait to see you there! https://t.co/oOBxsFec9O kendallhealth photo
Friday, April 8th, 2022 at 7:00pm
A big thank you to Lewis University and their Nursing Program who shared their appreciation for KCHD staff during National Public Health Week! https://t.co/rZkaqxTYUs kendallhealth photo
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