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Posted on: November 18, 2019

Health Department Advises Patients and Families to Be Antibiotics Aware

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

DUPAGE COUNTY—Kicking off U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week November 18-24, DuPage County Health Department (DCHD) joins the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in encouraging patients, families and healthcare professionals ...

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Posted on: October 10, 2019

Outbreak of Lung Injury Associated with E-Cigarettes, Vaping

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UPDATED November 14, 2019

Outbreak of Lung Injury Associated with the Use of E-Cigarette, or Vaping Products

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), state and local health departments, and other cli...

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Posted on: November 4, 2019

It's Time For Your Annual Flu Shot

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

DUPAGE COUNTY—Influenza (flu) season in Illinois typically starts in the fall, and the DuPage County Health Department is recommending that everyone 6 months and older be vaccinated against influenza. The Health Department suggests th...

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Posted on: October 30, 2019

Health Department Offers Open Enrollment Workshops

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

DUPAGE COUNTY—Open Enrollment is here. This is the time of year to enroll for health insurance benefits through the HealthCare.gov website, also known as the Health Insurance Marketplace.

The DuPage County Health Department is...

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Posted on: October 29, 2019

HOPE Taskforce Seeks Grant Applicants

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

DUPAGE COUNTY—The DuPage County Heroin/Opioid Prevention and Education (HOPE) Taskforce announced that grants between $25,000 and $50,000 each are available for local government and 501(c)(3) not-for-profit community organizations to ...

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Posted on: November 7, 2019

PLT Presents Annual Changemaker Awards

PLT member Dagmar Kauffman presents Carol Stream Police Commander Don Cummings the 2019 Changemaker

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

DUPAGE COUNTY—The DuPage County Health Department and the Prevention Leadership Team (PLT), announced that Commander Don Cummings and the Carol Stream Police Department and Dr. Aaron Weiner, Director of Addictions at Linden Oaks Behav...

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Posted on: October 7, 2019

Health Department Announces $1.16 Million Grant

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DUPAGE COUNTY--Today, the DuPage County Health Department and its partners, the DuPage County Sheriff’s Office and DuPage County Coroner’s Office, announced the receipt of a three-year, $1.16 million U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau...

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