Linda Conlon http://wxpr.org en Oneida County Health Department Earns National Accreditation http://wxpr.org/post/oneida-county-health-department-earns-national-accreditation <p>The Oneida County Health Department celebrated earning national accreditation Wednesday.&nbsp;</p><p>Only five health departments in the state have successfully gone through the process…that shows a department is adhering to high public health standards.</p><p>Oneida County Health Department Director Linda Conlon says a lot of it was documentation.&nbsp; The application filled ten three-inch binders.&nbsp; But she says it also involved improving actual services.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 19:49:01 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 19268 at http://wxpr.org Oneida County Health Department Earns National Accreditation Flu Hitting Younger Adults http://wxpr.org/post/flu-hitting-younger-adults <p>Flu cases are rampant in Wisconsin and locally this time of year.&nbsp; The state ranks as one of the lowest in the country in terms of vaccination rates.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Oneida County Health Department Director Linda </span>Conlon<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> says officials are seeing higher rates of incidence for young and middle aged adults.&nbsp; That’s because the most common strain this year is the H1N1 swine flu.</span></p> Sun, 19 Jan 2014 18:00:00 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 13279 at http://wxpr.org Flu Hitting Younger Adults