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2022-2023 Influenza Season

Influenza (the flu) is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses that infect the nose, throat, and lungs. Flu can be serious. Most people who get flu will just feel sick, but some will experience severe illness, and even death.

Click here for information on prevention, vaccination, symptoms, and treatments.

MPV (Monkeypox)

MPV (monkeypox) is a rare disease that is caused by the orthopox virus.

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COVID-19

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness that can cause mild to severe illness.

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Opioid Overdoses

The opioid epidemic in Winnebago County is impacting both residents of all genders, races, and ages.

Click here for resources to help reduce opioid misuse and prevent opioid overdose deaths.

Click here to join the workgroup addressing opioid overdose in Winnebago County.

Get trained on naloxone here.

Maternal and Infant Mortality

In Winnebago County, there are significant disparities by race in the infant and maternal mortality rates.

Click here for resources to address this health disparity and prevent maternal and infant deaths in Winnebago County.

Click here to join the Maternal, Infant, and Child Health Team working to address the health disparities in maternal and infant death in Winnebago County.

Chemtool Fire

On June 14, 2021, there was a large fire at Chemtool Incorporated which lead to a Disaster Proclamation being declared for Winnebago County. 

Click here for information connected to this fire.