Health checkups now include story time, free books for Will County kids

At the Will County Community Health Center, doctors promote wellness by treating illness and recommending healthy activities. The treatment program for all the facility’s young visitors also includes a good yarn or two.

Dr. Jennifer Byrd, the center’s chief medical officer, said a new program there is setting children on the path to a fulfilling life of strong family relationships and academic accomplishment by encouraging early reading practices.

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