Winnebago County Health Department

Health News
5:52 am
Wed November 6, 2013

Learning Health Insurance-Speak

Veronica Martinez helps an Aurora woman enroll into the health insurance marketplace
Credit WNIJ/Mike Moen

Despite technical obstacles, navigators are still helping people enroll into health-insurance marketplaces. In many communities, that includes helping those who speak little or no English. The northern Illinois region is no exception.

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Science
1:57 pm
Tue July 10, 2012

'Probable' case of measles reported in Winnebago County

What may be the first case of measles in two decades in Winnebago County is being investigated by the Winnebago County Health Department.

Sue Fuller, a spokesperson for the health department, reported that a physician confirmed the presence of a measles predecessor rash on a four-year-old child on June 30. The child also exhibited other symptoms consistent with the onset of measles, according to the physician’s report.

The last confirmed case of measles in Winnebago County was prior to 1994.

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