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Kane County Health Department's Newsletters are sent out via email.
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Latest Issue: 
  11-18-14    Leading by example: Now’s the time to get your flu shot
Increasing awareness of diabetes educational services
Don’t invite unwanted guests to your holiday parties: Food safety keeps bacteria at bay    
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10-22-14   Community meets to assess local public health system
National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week October 19-25, 2014
Set your clocks, check your (emergency) stocks
Walk to School Day: Another big success
KU marketing students visit KCHD to research public health branding   
9-16-14   Get ready, here comes the flu season
September is National Infant Mortality Awareness Month
   Study proves programs like Kane Kares reduce infant mortality
The Use of Quality Improvement to Improve Food Safety Inspections  
8-19-14   Vaccines are needed throughout our lifetime
September: National Preparedness Month
Community Garden video earns state recognition
World Breastfeeding Week celebrated  
7-15-14   Kane County Health Department honored for excellence in public health - again Model Practice is one of 22 nationwide to be recognized in 2014
Operational Readiness: We’re in this together 2014 Integrated Public Health and Medical Preparedness Summit
Summertime eats:  Ensuring the festival food we eat is safe 
6-17-14   Kick-off event launches first step in updating Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP)
Audit finds Kane well prepared: 100 out of 100!
Annual TB Screening continues at Hesed House  
5-20-14   KCHD using video to promote our messages
Summer is just around the corner, now is the time to prepare for the heat
Making a difference ... together during Mental Health Awareness Month
Online tool kit for radon testing
4-15-14   NPHW is a time to recognize the contributions of public health
Time for a ‘well-woman visit’ to get the preventative care you need
Yes, it’s already time to start thinking about West Nile virus
KCHD staff makes a presentation at the World TB Conference March 24
  in Chicago
3-18-14   Rankings to be released March 26; roadmap to where we’re going.
NPHW: A time for us to celebrate
Vigilance still required in TB outbreak
2-18-14   Sometimes, the stars are aligned and everything works out just right.
Fox Valley dentists with a heart provide services for the needy
Table-top exercise tests Kane County’s ability to respond to disaster
Critical Responders study SNS dispensing plan   
1-21-14   Winter’s cold is the time to test for radon in your home
Have a (healthy) heart: Celebrate Heart Month in February
50th Anniversary of the Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking 
CLICK HERE for Archive of Health Matters from Previous Years
 
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