Tazewell County Health Dept.

During regular business hours (M-F 8a.m.-4:30p.m.), contact the health department at its regular number 309-925-5511.In case of an AFTER HOURS EMERGENCY, contact the health department emergency phone at 309-303-1375 or Environmental Health at 309-303-1381.
In order to receive vaccinations through TCHD, you must bring your insurance information with you to the clinic. You will also need to bring a current copy of your child’s vaccination records. Please remember we only accept cash or check, we do NOT take debit or credit cards. If you have questions about vaccines, please call extension 290. Thank you!
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Trick-or-Treat? Drink-or-Drive.

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Trick-or-Treat? Drink-or-Drive.

Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving

Halloween is quickly approaching, which for many people means celebrating with alcohol. As you carve your pumpkin or pick out a costume this year, keep in mind that one of the best choices you can make is to drive sober or designate a sober driver to get you home safely.  Tazewell Teen Initiative (TTI) is reminding all drivers that Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving because every Halloween there are still some people who think they can drive after drinking.    

 “We want people to remember, like ‘Trick-or-Treat;’ ‘Drink-or-Drive.’ One or the other, but never both,” said Kim Olar, TTI Chairperson.  Before you take your first sip of...
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Illinois Department of Public Health Director Outlines Ebola Preparedness in Illinois

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October 20, 2014
Illinois Department of Public Health Provides Update on State’s Preparedness Efforts for Ebola

 

Governor Quinn Directs Agency to Assemble Ebola Preparedness Task Force, Announces Informational Hotline and Website

 

CHICAGO – Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Director Dr. LaMar Hasbrouck, joined by local health department, hospital, health care and emergency response officials, held a media briefing today to update the public about Ebola...
Last Updated on Monday, 20 October 2014 09:30 Read more...

Free Mammograms

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Free mammograms to Tazewell County women…click here for more information

First U.S. Ebola Diagnosis

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September 30,2014
This afternoon the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed the first Ebola diagnosis in the United States in a patient in a Texas hospital.  Illinois Department of Public Health Director Dr. LaMar Hasbrouck has this statement:

“While not easily transmittable, Ebola is a very serious virus.  At this time, Ebola does not pose a great health risk to the people of Illinois.  The Illinois Department of Public Health continues to work with...
Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 October 2014 12:38 Read more...

Enterovirus Found in Midwest

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http://www.cdc.gov/non-polio-enterovirus/about/EV-D68.html?s_cid=cdc_homepage_whatsnew_001

Illinois Department of Public Health Watching for Possible Outbreaks of Circulating Virus

 

Cases of an uncommon enterovirus found in the Midwest

 

SPRINGFIELD – Several hospitals in Illinois and Missouri have recently reported clusters of severe respiratory illness in community members, especially children.  Testing of some cases by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 September 2014 11:26 Read more...

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