Health

In the news... As of today, February 3, eleven people in the United States have tested positive for a new coronavirus (2019-nCov) that was first identified in China. This, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Illinois is one of the affected states.

The spread of influenza (flu) has increased, https://www.cdc.gov/flu

The number of deaths in Illinois attributed to vaping now stands at five, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health.     

Help save lives; keep suicide rates from rising further. Options include:

  National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:  1-800-273-8255 (24/7)

  What can you do? The National Institute of Mental Health has details.  

Stay informed about the opioid crisis.

Wondering about a career in health? Oakton Community College has information sessions scheduled through May.

Learn more.

Oakton also has Continuing Education for Health Professionals (CEHP).

Take a look.