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World Aids Day 2022

December 1 is World AIDS Day, a day to come together to end the HIV epidemic across the globe. We all have a role to play, so let’s #StopHIVTogether. To find out how you can help, visit the CDC’s Let’s Stop HIV Together page.

Holiday!

The Winnebago County Health Department is observing the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, November 24 and Friday, November 25, 2022. 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 Monday, …

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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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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Archived – Information may be out-of-date and is no longer being updated or maintained.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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Bivalent COVID-19 Vaccine Booster for 5 Years and Older

An updated Bivalent COVID-19 Vaccine Booster is now available. The updated booster provides broader protection against newer BA.4 and BA.5 Omicron variants. The CDC recommends that everyone ages 5 years and older get an updated bivalent COVID-19 vaccine booster. To get the bivalent booster, it must be at least 2 months since your last booster …

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Get Your Vaccines By Halloween

Archived – Information may be out-of-date and is no longer being updated or maintained. October is the time to get your flu vaccine and COVID-19 vaccine too. Don’t let these viruses get you. Say boo to the flu and COVID-19, too! Things to Do: Click here to find a vaccine provider near you.

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Calling All Dads: A Keeping Moms and Babies Alive Podcast

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 next Keeping Moms and Babies Alive Podcast is on Thursday, October 27 at 12:30 …

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