A Nationally Accredited Health Department Since 2017

The Winnebago County Health Department has issued the following news releases this year:

WCHD News Releases

WCHD Vaccinating Those Most At Risk For MPV

As part of the nationwide and statewide strategies to prevent the transmission of monkeypox virus (MPV) in the region, the Winnebago County Health Department has …

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WCHD News Releases

Treatment For COVID-19 Now Available At WCHD

The Winnebago County Health Department (WCHD) is now providing PAXLOVID™ treatment for those who test positive for COVID-19. PAXLOVID™ is an antiviral therapy that consists …

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WCHD News Releases

Winnebago County Health Department’s WIC Program Is Gold Award Winner

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Food, and Nutrition Services recently awarded the Winnebago County Health Department’s Woman, Infants, and Children’s Supplemental Nutrition Program (WIC) …

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WCHD News Releases

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 …

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WCHD News Releases

Health Impact Survey Part 2 On Chemtool Fire Now Available For Public To CompLete

The Winnebago County Health Department (WCHD), in collaboration with the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Agency …

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WCHD News Releases

Winnebago County Moves To High Community Level Of COVID-19

Winnebago County is now at a HIGH Community Level of COVID-19 due to an increase in the case rate in the community and hospital numbers …

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