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. AFTER HOURS: If you are a physician, lab or other healthcare professional reporting a communicable disease, cluster of illnesses or other public health emergency, please call 309-303-1375. In case of fire in a food establishment, please call 309-303-1381.

Clinic hours are 8-11 a.m. and 1-4 p.m. on Mon., Tues., Thurs. and Fri., and 1-4 pm on Weds.
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JANUARY IS CERVICAL CANCER MONTH

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JANUARY IS CERVICAL CANCER MONTH

Every year, cervical cancer affects over 12,000 women in the United States and more than 4,000 women will die.  Cervical cancer is one of the most curable type of cancer when detected early with screening.

Tazewell County Health Department offers pelvic exams and Pap tests to eligible women through the IDPH Illinois Breast and Cervical Cancer Program.  Since the program was launched in Illinois in 1995, nearly 154,000 women have been screened for breast and cervical cancers.

“Early detection and Pap tests have changed the death rate of cervical cancer,” says Sara Sparkman, Communications Manager for TCHD, “TCHD offers free screenings to eligible women as the best way to diagnose...
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TAZEWELL COUNTY TEEN CONFERENCE

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TAZEWELL COUNTY TEEN CONFERENCE

 

Participants at the Tazewell Teens Unlimited Teen Conference will be high school and junior high school students chosen to impact in the future.  Each student will take part in workshops relating to youth-issues.  Approximately 500 students from 6 high schools and 14 junior highs will attend the 28th annual Tazewell County Teen Conference at Illinois Central College on January 10, 2017.  The high school and junior high sessions will run...
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IEMA Encourages People to ‘Resolve to be Prepared’

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IEMA Encourages People to ‘Resolve to be Prepared’Will Highlight Preparedness, Safety Topics Each Month in 2017

SPRINGFIELD – Each year, people around the world welcome the start of a new year by making personal resolutions. The Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) and local emergency management agencies throughout Illinois are encouraging people to ‘Resolve to be Ready’ for emergencies in 2017. The agencies will offer year-long support to help people attain the goal of better...
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CHRISTMAS TREE RECYCLING AVAILABLE

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CHRISTMAS TREE RECYCLING AVAILABLE

Real, fresh cut Christmas trees can be recycled for mulch.  Mulched trees are used for playgrounds, beautification projects, and individual yards.  These are all better options than sending trees to our rapidly filling landfills. Plan to take your Christmas tree to one of the conveniently located drop off sites throughout Tazewell County.

 Christmas trees may be dropped off from December 26, 2016 until January 13, 2017, at any of the...
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Tremont Lead Screening

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LEAD SCREENING AVAILABLE

Recent testing results of the Tremont water supply show an elevated level of lead in the drinking water. Tazewell County Health Department would like to inform residents that lead screening services are available at our Clinic for anyone residing within the village limits.

Information and recommendations from the Village of Tremont regarding lead in the water supply can be found here:

http://www.tremontil.com/Tremont-news/2016/LeadInWater.pdf

There is no...
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