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Kane County Health Matters is a series of articles, presentations and conversations organized by our team of healthcare professionals at the Kane County Health Department and local community health experts covering a wide range of topics such as common health conditions, general health, behavioral and mental health, and wellness. It's health news your way!

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New! The Kane County HealthTalk podcast explores community health and wellness in Kane County.

Episode 2: Parenting During the Holidays with our Early Childhood Mental Health Consultants
While the holidays sprinkle joy for many, we know that parents with young children face some unique challenges during this season. Are you curious about ways to make this holiday season a little better for both you and your little ones? Dive into the episode for some nuggets of wisdom from Kane County Health Department early childhood consultants Dr. Susan Mrazek and Shannon Keating! 
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Episode 1: Meet the KCHD staff hosts: Maria Leon, Family Engagement Specialist; Lorena Nunez, Early Childhood Programs Manager and AOK Coordinator; Kim Peterson, Director of Community Health; and Kate McCormack, Children's Mental Health Program Manager. They'll introduce you to the I​negrated Referral and Intake System (IRIS) and discuss its impact on the community. 

Kane County organizations, we welcome you to join our podcast and share your insights! For more information, email: healthmatters@kanecountyil.gov


​​October 27, 2023​

Wake Up Call Backpack: Identifying Concealed Vaping, Marijuana and Other Substances

Kane County organizations, we welcome you to organize a webinar with us to share health topics with our community. For more information, email: healthmatters@kanecountyil.gov


Lead Poisoning and Prevention 
The Importance of Indoor Air Quality in Reducing Respiratory Illness Risk​

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