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August 2023

International Overdose Awareness Day & Recovery month

In recognition of International Overdose Awareness Day on Thursday, August 31 and of National Recovery Month in September, the Winnebago County Opioid Response Team (ORT) encourages our community to help build the path to recovery for those living with Substance Use Disorder. Help Build the Path To Recovery: For more information on services WCHD offers …

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WCHD’s Free Tire Drop Off Is FULL. Registration is now CLOSED for this event.  Due to overwhelming demand and vendor availability, capacity has been reached for the number of tires that can be collected at this event. Thank you for your interest in this event. The Winnebago County Health Department does expect to have another …


Extreme Heat

Extreme heat is expected in Winnebago County from Wednesday, August 23 through Thursday night, August 24. The National Weather Service predicts heat that feels like 110 to 115, with heat staying around in the evening hours. When heat is this extreme, the risk of severe heat illness and death from heat are more likely. Stay …

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