Kane Health Counts Symposium Returns Oct. 7 With 'Good Grief!? Loss in The Midst of Pandemic'

Kane Health Counts Symposium Returns Oct. 7 With ‘Good Grief!? Loss in The Midst of Pandemic’

Health providers, mental health professionals, school personnel and community members are invited to attend a free online symposium discussion “Building Community Resilience” presented by Kane Health Counts from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 7.

Guest speaker Jonathan Shively, Fox Valley Hands of Hope executive director, will be presenting: “Good Grief!? Loss in the Midst of Pandemic.”

Register online at https://bit.ly/3kcZnU8

The event will highlight the programs, partnerships and strategies of the Kane Health Counts Community Health Improvement Plan. Also on the agenda will be short presentations highlighting the goals of the four action teams focused on the CHIP’s priorities: Behavioral Health; Nutrition, Exercise and Weight; Access to Health Care; and Immunizations and Infectious Disease.

CEU credit is available. This event marks the return of the annual symposium, which was postponed last year due to the pandemic.

Kane Health Counts is a collaboration of public health partners striving to improve the health of Kane County. Partners include the five local hospitals: AMITA Health Mercy Medical Center, AMITA Health Saint Joseph Hospital, Northwestern Medicine/Delnor Hospital, Rush Copley Medical Center, Advocate Sherman Hospital, the INC Board, a mental health alliance serving the southern part of the county, and the Kane County Health Department.

For more information about Kane Health Counts, visit KaneHealthCounts.org.

For more information about the symposium, contact Kane County Health Department Community Health Planner Stacy Zeng at zengstacy@co.kane.il.us.