KANE COUNTY—What would the holidays be without a sumptuous family feast? But as you prepare that large meal, you should take precautions to prevent food borne illness.
KANELAND—Kaneland High School Assistant Principal Diane McFarlin considers herself a “Jersey girl” at heart. Her husband is from New Jersey, and she grew up near the eastern seaboard.
KANE COUNTY—The Kane County Health Department is announcing that Dole Fresh Vegetables will voluntarily recall a limited number of cases of Dole American Blend salad in 12-ounce bags, coded A275208A or B, with Use-by date of Oct. 17, and UPC 7143000933, due to a possible health risk from Listeria monocytogenes.
CHICAGO—November is National Pet Diabetes Month, and BluePearl Veterinary Partners encourages pet owners to become more aware of the signs and symptoms of diabetes.
MAPLE PARK—Twice a week, a core group of about 10 Maple Park women get together at the Maple Park Civic Center and dance to a mix of salsa, merengue, as well as other Latin music and current hits.
KANE COUNTY—The Kane County Health Department recently reported four more cases of West Nile Virus, bringing the total so far this season to nine.
All students at Kaneland McDole Elementary School participated in the National Walk to School Day on Oct. 3.
KANELAND—Kaneland High School teacher Bridget Sweeney had gotten used to dealing with cancer.
Twenty years ago, when she was a high school senior, she was diagnosed with a malignant soft tissue sarcoma in her right arm.
KANE COUNTY—Three more batches (or pools) of mosquitoes collected recently have tested positive for West Nile Virus.
KANE COUNTY—On the heels of the powerful storms over the weekend that knocked out power to numerous homes, and with the outlook of hot weather for the rest of the week, the Kane County Health Department is urging residents to be especially cautious in dealing with the oppressive heat.
SPRINGFIELD—Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka on Tuesday announced that she has directed her staff to prioritize payments for day programs, child group homes, community living facilities and other programs serving the developmentally disabled.
GENEVA—Delnor Health and Wellness Center is offering hot stone massage therapy.
Summer has arrived. As the weather heats up, it’s critical for beachgoers and outdoor fun-seekers to be sun-safe.
As the hot days of summer come upon everyone, BluePearl Veterinary Partners recommends taking certain precautions to ensure your pet doesn’t suffer from heat related injuries.
MAPLE PARK—Maple Park resident Carrie Capes said she learned very early on with Max, her 11-year-old son with multiple disabilities, that “a child with a disability really and truly needs a village.”
KANE COUNTY—The Kane County Health Department reminds residents of important health tips they can follow to ensure their time spent outdoors this summer is safe and comfortable.
ST CHARLES— In hopes of de-stigmatizing mental illness and create further awareness, TriCity Family Services will present an educational seminar, “A Layperson’s Guide to Mental Illness.”
AURORA—Provena Mercy Medical Center recently received the “Making Medicine Mercury Free” award from Practice Greenhealth, the national membership organization dedicated to providing environmental solutions for the health care industry.
CHICAGO—An estimated 25 million Americans—including seven million children—suffer from asthma, a chronic respiratory disease for which attacks can range from mild to life-threatening.
ST. CHARLES—The University of Illinois Extension at 535 South Randall Road in St. Charles, will offer “I on Diabetes,” a series of four, three-hour sessions designed for anyone interested in preventing or managing diabetes.