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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…

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Keeping Moms And Babies Alive

The Winnebago County Health Department (WCHD) in collaboration with the Winnebago County Action Team and other partner agencies are launching a monthly podcase series, Keeping Moms and Babies Alive, to address maternal, infant, and child health challenges….