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Healthy People Vision

As your health department, we work to prevent disease and promote health in Winnebago County. We offer a variety of services to help residents reach their best health possible and engage the community to improve the overall health of Winnebago County.

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Calling All Dads: A Keeping Moms and Babies Alive Podcast

Archived – Information may be out-of-date and is no longer being updated or maintained. The Winnebago County Health Department is part of the Maternal, Infant, and Child Health Team which hosts monthly Podcasts on the 4th Thursday of every month (2nd Thursday in November and December) to bring families, providers, and community partners together. The …

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First Case of MPV In Winnebago County

The Winnebago County Health Department (WCHD) is announcing the first case of MPV (monkeypox) in a resident of Winnebago County. The case is consistent with other MPV cases seen in the State of Illinois to date. The individual is isolated at home recovering, and remains…