A Nationally Accredited Health Department Since 2017

news releases - news spelled in blocks

Opioid Response Team – News Release

Addressing the Opioid Overdose Crisis In Winnebago County

Opioid overdoses continue to take lives in Winnebago County, especially of those living with Substance Use Disorder. In recognition of International Overdose Awareness Day, today, August 31 and National Recovery Month in September, the Winnebago County Opioid Response Team (ORT) encourages our community to help build the path to recovery for those living with Substance Use Disorder.

Share This Post

More To Explore

Extreme Heat
Health Department News

Extreme Heat

Extreme heat is expected in Winnebago County this week June 17-21. When heat is this extreme, the risk of severe heat illness and death from

Happenings

National HIV Testing Day

HIV testing, including self-testing, helps people get the care they need to stay healthy, no matter what their test result is. If the test is

Image of an elderly couple in bright colored clothing and trendy sunglasses. Speech bubbles that say Get Prepped, stay prepped. Text at the bottom that reads Protect yourself from HIV.
Health Department News

Get PrEP’d. Stay PrEP’d.

What is PrEP? PrEP, or Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis, is a medicine that significantly reduces your risk of getting HIV. When taken every day, PrEP prevents the