Cathy Ferguson, Administrator and Amy Smith, RN, Infectious Disease Coordinator were pleased to present the 11th annual Friend of Public Health award to Jennifer Macdonald, Infection Preventionist at KSB Hospital.  The Lee County Health Department is grateful for Jennifer's staunch advocacy for the safety of patients and staff, as well as her outstanding teamwork when responding jointly with the health department on infectious disease issues.

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For Parents of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Please take a moment and click on the link below to complete a short survey on the need for respite care for parents of children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

Kreider Services, KSB Hospital, Lee County Special Education Association, Ogle County Educational Cooperative, Sinnissippi Centers, Easter Seals, Parent Mentor Project and the Lee County Health Department have been working on a plan to coordinate and improve services to families who have children with an ASD.

 Your input will help us better understand and realize your needs and concerns regarding respite care. We ask that you provide your zip code for county identification. We do not need any other identifying information. This is an anonymous survey.

 Funding for this survey has been provided through a Rural Health Network (RHN) Planning Grant from Health Resources Services Administration. The RHN grant covers four counties: Lee, Ogle, Carroll and Whiteside.

 Thank you for sharing your time in completing this survey.


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To promote and protect the health of Lee County residents through health education, environmental protection, public health nursing, and support services.

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Whooping Cough

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Healthiest Nation in 1 Generation

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