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Turkey Food Safety Tips

As the holidays approach, the Winnebago County Health Department would like to offer a few tips on food safety to prevent food borne illness.

Stay Safe as Temperatures Rise

Residents reminded to stay cool, hydrated, and informed during extreme heat.

HIV Testing - Are you positive that you're negative?

Are you positive that you're negative? National HIV Testing Day June 27

The only way to know for sure is to get tested.

Take the test. Take control.

To find HIV testing centers near you go to HIVtest or text your zip code to KnowIt or 566948.


Could you have Prediabetes and Not Know It?

I’ve never heard of Prediabetes, what is it?  It’s a condition that comes before diabetes. A blood sugar level between 100—125, but not high enough to be diagnosed with diabetes.


Washington, D.C., 4 February 2010 – Today the Federal Chief Technology Officer and an Associate Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy Aneesh Chopra announced today the launch of text4baby – an unprecedented mobile health public-private partnership – designed to promote maternal and child health among underserved women.



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