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Kendall County Health News

  1. IDPH News Release: IDPH Recommends Experiencing The Eclipse With An Eye Toward Safety

    April 4, 2024

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 4, 2024   CONTACT: [email protected], [email protected]   IDPH Recommends Experiencing The Eclipse With An Eye Toward Safety Don’t let injury or illness disrupt your enjoyment of the April 8 eclipse SPRINGFIELD – With large crowds expected to converge on Southern Illinois in the days ahead to experience the total solar eclipse on […]

  2. IDPH News Release: Respiratory Virus Levels Trending Down Across Illinois

    March 29, 2024

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 29, 2024 CONTACT: [email protected], [email protected] Respiratory Virus Levels Trending Down Across Illinois CHICAGO – Illinois’ overall respiratory virus level has dropped to Low in recent weeks and all counties in Illinois are now at Low level for COVID-19 hospitalizations for the first time since October, CDC data indicates as of the […]

  3. KCHD PSA: January is National Radon Action Month

    January 16, 2024

    Public Service Announcement  Date 01.16.2024   Contact: Arissa Hunt January is National Radon Action Month You can’t see, smell, or taste radon, but it could be present at a dangerous level in your home. Radon is the leading cause of lung cancer deaths among nonsmokers in America and claims the lives of about 21,000 Americans each […]

  4. Free Income Tax Help Available

    January 10, 2024

    Free Income Tax Help AARP Tax Aide is offering free income tax preparation service at both the Aurora and Yorkville Senior Services Associates locations. AARP Tax Aide volunteers are trained in cooperation with the Internal Revenue Service {IRS) as part of its Tax Counseling for the Elderly {TCE) program. This free tax preparation service can […]

  5. IDPH News Release: E-Cigarette Use in Indoor Public Places to Be Banned in Illinois, Starting January 1, 2024

    December 28, 2023

    E-Cigarette Use in Indoor Public Places to Be Banned in Illinois, Starting January 1, 2024 News – Thursday, December 28, 2023 Update to Smoke Free Illinois Act just one of the new laws benefitting public health to take effect in the New Year SPRINGFIELD – E-cigarette use will no longer permitted in indoor public spaces in […]

  6. KCHD PSA: Food Safety During the Holiday Season

    December 12, 2023

    Public Service Announcement Date 12.12.2023 Contact: Arissa Hunt Food Safety During the Holiday Season This time of year, many of us gather together for work parties or family celebrations where food is a part of the event. These foods are often served in a potluck fashion where participants bring a dish to share.  These shared […]

  7. IDPH Press Release: IDPH Reports that COVID-19, Other Respiratory Viruses are Mounting Across the State

    IDPH Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:    December 8, 2023  CONTACT:  [email protected]     [email protected] IDPH Reports that COVID-19, Other Respiratory Viruses are Mounting Across the State   Forty-Four Illinois Counties now at Elevated Level for COVID-19; Public Health Department is Launching a New Respiratory Virus Dashboard to Keep Illinoisans Informed   CHICAGO – The Illinois Department of […]

  8. IDPH Press Release: IDPH Reminds Illinoisans to Protect Loved Ones from Food-borne Illnesses During Thanksgiving Holiday

    November 27, 2023

    IDPH Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 17, 2023 CONTACT: [email protected] [email protected] IDPH Reminds Illinoisans to Protect Loved Ones from Food-borne Illnesses During Thanksgiving Holiday Risk of COVID-19 is lower than previous three years, but hosts should still provide good ventilation for gatherings CHICAGO – With the arrival of Thanksgiving and the season for family […]

  9. IDPH News Release: Food Safety Education Month

    September 15, 2023

    IDPH News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                          CONTACT: September 15, 2023                                                                [email protected]                                                                                                 [email protected]   During Food Safety Education Month, IDPH Offers Tips on Keeping Game Day Fun and Healthy Whether tailgating or gathering around the TV, these tips will ensure safety is part of your game plan SPRINGFIELD – September is […]

  10. PSA: Kendall Grundy Community Action, a division of KCHD, Announces the Start of the Energy Assistance Program

    August 29, 2023

    Public Service Announcement Date 08.29.2023                                                                                                      […]

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