Top Tricks and Treats for a tooth-friendly Halloween

Most little monsters will bring home a scary stash of candy after trick-or-treating, But don't get spooked, there are some tricks, and the top treats to keep kids' teeth safe from sugary nightmares.

Recognize the signs of domestic violence

You chose him because he was kind, respectful and caring -- at first.

Residents urged to signup for healthcare plan during open enrollment

Sign up for the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare) will begin on November 1 and runs through December 15 this year.

Silver Cross Fall diabetes fest on Nov. 4

The Silver Cross Diabetes Center will host its annual Fall Diabetes Fest on Saturday, November 4.

Will County officials take part in opioid awareness event

Lt. Governor Evelyn Sanguinetti and Illinois Department of Public Health Director Nirav Shah co-chaired a recent public hearing by the Governor’s Opioid Prevention and Intervention Task Force in Chicago.

Silver Cross Senior Health fair

Silver Cross Senior Advantage will hold a Senior Health Fair on Monday, October 30 from 9 a.m. to Noon in the Silver Cross Hospital Conference Center.

Medicare Made ABCD-easy at White Oak Library

“Medicare Made ABCD-easy Workshop” program will take place at the Lockport Branch Library.

Will County Health flu shot schedule

The Will County Health Department Walk-In Immunizations office has their schedule for flu shots for the public. Vaccines for both adults and children are available.

Talking to teens about sex in modern digital age

The Will County Health Department does indeed have their educators teaching the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program in the Valley View School District.

Will County Health: Family Health and Fitness can begin in the home

With Family Health and Fitness Day set for Wednesday, September 27th; a good goal for families would certainly be not to change their routine for a day, but to change it for the future.

Suicide prevention: Acknowledging the growing problem

Suicide Prevention Week may have been September 10th through the 16th, but as Will County Health Department Behavioral Health Director Dr. Joseph Troiani emphasizes, this prevention must be practiced every single day.

Dental clinic hosting free dentistry day Sept. 22

Residents in Mokena and Will County will have the opportunity to receive free dental services at Mokena Crossings Family Dental on Friday, September 22.

State action plan addresses opioid crisis

Lt. Gov. Evelyn Sanguinetti, several state agency officials, stakeholders, and advocates recently helped release the State of Illinois Opioid Action Plan. A coalition of state agencies has developed a strategic framework that outlines what Illinois needs to do to address ...

NBA player excites audience at parent, youth forum on prevention

Provide a venue where people can sit in on a panel featuring current and former athletes, conduct raffle drawings, offer a plethora of tips and words of encouragement, and have the fortune of holding the program right after school ends ...

Troy Township to present Medicare 101 for seniors

he township will host a presentation by AARP Illinois called "Medicare 101: Your Questions Answered" on Monday, October 23, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.