Melissa Adamson Scheduled to Be New McHenry County Public Health Administrator

According to the McHenry County Board of Health’s Board Packet, Melissa Adamson is scheduled to be named the new Public Health Administrator tonight. She is currently is Assistant Administrator of the Peoria City/County Health Department. She holds a Masters Degree in Public … Continue reading

County Health Department Offers to Take Old Tires Off Your Hands – Pre-registration Required

A press release from the McHenry County Health Department: No-cost Tire Recycling Event, Sat., June 16th County residents must pre-register for June 16th event WOODSTOCK IL – McHenry County Department of Health (MCDH) and McHenry County Division of Transportation are … Continue reading

Health Department Closing McHenry Office

A press release from the McHenry County Health Department: Health Department to consolidate locations WIC and FCM services will no longer be available in the city of McHenry WOODSTOCK IL – McHenry County Department of Health’s Women Infants and Children … Continue reading

County Board Looks for Three for Board of Health

A press release from the McHenry County Board: The McHenry County Board is accepting applications from INDIVIDUALS, NURSES and PHYSICIANS interested in appointment to the McHENRY COUNTY BOARD OF HEALTH. Three three-year terms are available with terms which will expire on June 30, … Continue reading

Comparing County Government Efficiencies

This comes from a report submitted to the Management Services Committee of the McHenry County Board: Bellwether Benchmarking McHenry County participated in a Multi-County Benchmark comparison to assess the performance of departments and operations. Seven Illinois counties participated in the … Continue reading

CL Restaurant Sanitation Ratings – The Pizza Place – X-Treme Wheels

Restaurant customers may be on the verge of being able to figure out how clean their favorite establishment is. The Public Health Committee of the McHenry County Board discussed making the Health Department’s quarterly inspections much more friendly to those … Continue reading

CL Restaurant Sanitation Ratings – Portarelli’s – The Morning Grind

At its last meeting the McHenry County Board’s Public Health Committee looked favorably on more transparency concerning sanitation reports of area restaurants. The Committee split four to two with Chairwoman Donna Kurtz, John Hammerand and Paula Yensen coming down on … Continue reading

McHenry County Board Public Health Meeting in Crystal Lake Wed. at 9 AM

If the McHenry County Board follows Chairwoman Tina Hill’s recommendation, McHenry’s Sandy Salgado will have been replaced by Spring Grove’s Bob Martens the night before the Board’s Public Health and Human Services Committee meets in Crystal Lake at 9 AM … Continue reading

Correction: May 22nd Meeting of County Public Health Committee at Crystal Lake and Back 30 Minutes

Correction: I thought the notice I received yesterday had to do with Friday’s meeting of the Public Health Committee. It was a notice for the May 22nd meeting instead. Originally scheduled in Woodstock at the McHenry County Administrative Center at … Continue reading

McHenry County Leads State in Rabid Bats – 17

I don’t hear chants of “We’re number one!” arising from the latest distinction, but those people who want to “Get the kitties!” are undoubtedly thinking about licensing cats again. The following press release is from the McHenry County Public Health … Continue reading

Some of What Judge Michael Caldwell Read Before Turning Thumbs Down on Emergency County Health Department Power Grab

Yesterday McHenry County Blog reported on the effort by the McHenry County Department of Public Health to obtain emergency control over the abandonment of septic tanks in Port Barrington as homes were being connected to the Northern Moraine Sanitary District. … Continue reading