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December 2022

Holiday Observance!

The Winnebago County Health Department is observing the New Years Day Holiday on Monday, January 2. To contact the Winnebago County Health Department about a public health emergency, please call 815-720-4000. For any other issue including to make or change an appointment, please call back during our regular business hours on Tuesday, January 3, 2023.

Happy Healthy Holidays

When gathering to celebrate, take steps to prevent spreading respiratory viruses. This month, as many families are celebrating the holidays, take steps to prevent spreading respiratory viruses at your holiday gatherings to keep the most vulnerable among us safer from flu and COVID-19. Take steps to prevent spreading respiratory viruses:

High COVID-19 Community Level in Winnebago County

Winnebago County is currently at High COVID-19 Community Level. Take steps to protect yourself and others: People with symptoms, a positive test, or exposure to someone with COVID-⁠19 should wear a mask. Additional precautions may be needed for people at high risk for severe illness. Check the community level at COVID.gov

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Virtual Community Baby Shower

On Thursday, December 15 at noon, the will be a virtual baby shower for moms in our community that are pregnant or have had a baby in the past 4 months. Moms must be residents of Winnebago County to participate. To register, email igrow@publichealth.wincoil.gov to receive more information.