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.
The opioid epidemic in Winnebago County is impacting both residents of all genders, races, and ages.
Maternal and Infant Mortality
In Winnebago County, there are significant disparities by race in the infant and maternal mortality rates.
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.