Tazewell County Health Dept.

If you need to obtain immunization records, please call our Immunization Records Request Line at 309-929-0335 and leave a message with the full name, date of birth, and phone number where you may be reached. The records will be ready for pickup on the following business day. Due to HIPAA privacy regulations, records for persons ages 18 and older must be picked up by that person. A photo ID is required to pick up any records. If you have a specific immunization question, please leave the name, date of birth, and phone number, and one of our nurses will return your call by the following business day.

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 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Mon., Tues., Thurs. and Fri., and 1-4 pm on Weds. 2nd and 4th Mondays 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

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CLINIC HOURS INCREASE

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CLINIC HOURS INCREASE

To be more accessible to clients, Tazewell County Health Department will expand the hours of the clinic.  Beginning on January 2, 2018, the clinic schedule will be:

            8:00 am – 4:00 pm Monday

            8:00 am – 4:00 pm Tuesday

            1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Wednesday...
Last Updated on Monday, 01 January 2018 20:57 Read more...

Flu Activity Prompts Area Hospitals to Limit Visitors

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Flu Activity Prompts Area Hospitals to Limit Visitors

During this time of increased seasonal flu activity, OSF HealthCare Saint Francis Medical Center, UnityPoint Health’s Methodist, Proctor, and Pekin campuses, and Hopedale Medical Complex are asking the public to voluntarily limit hospital visits. This is a precautionary measure to protect patients, visitors, and staff from spreading the flu and other upper respiratory illnesses.

The request for the public to limit hospital visits is...
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Holiday Food Safety

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Recipe For Healthy Holiday Foods 

SPRINGFIELD – Starting with Thanksgiving and going through New Year’s Day, it’s the time of year for family dinners, parties, and other gatherings where food is served.  But the merriment can turn to misery if the food makes you sick.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates 48 million people a year get sick from a foodborne illness, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 die.  


“While most healthy people who...
Last Updated on Monday, 20 November 2017 09:47 Read more...

Meningococcal B

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Meningococcal B is very rare, but also very devastating.  It can cause outbreaks in schools and on college campuses.  Students are usually vaccinated once someone has been identified with the illness. 

According the CDC Vaccine Information Sheet for Serogroup B Meningococcal Vaccine, anyone can get meningococcal disease, but certain people are at increased risk, including:Infants younger than one year oldAdolescents and young adults 16 through 23 years oldPeople with certain...
Last Updated on Friday, 03 November 2017 14:49 Read more...

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