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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Time Again For A Flu Shot

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Time Again For A Flu Shot

 

Nasal spray influenza vaccine not recommended this season

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is urging everyone six months and older to get a flu shot, not the influenza vaccine nasal spray, as soon as it’s available in your community.  Due to concerns about how well the nasal spray vaccine has worked during the previous flu season, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) is temporarily recommending that people stick to getting a flu shot and skip the nasal spray.   

 

“No one likes getting stuck with a needle, but no one likes having a fever, cough, sore throat, and body aches for days, or even weeks,” said IDPH Director...
Last Updated on Monday, 19 September 2016 14:11 Read more...

Travel Update

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Travel Update –
Zika virus cases in Florida linked to local mosquito transmission

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) echoes CDC’s recent recommendation that pregnant women avoid travel to an area in Miami, Florida, because of the risk of Zika virus. This recommendation comes after the Florida Department of Health identified that Zika virus is being spread by mosquitoes in Wynwood, an area in one neighborhood of Miami. CDC recently announced that pregnant...
Last Updated on Tuesday, 02 August 2016 10:27 Read more...

Immunizations Are Not Just For Kids

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Immunizations Are Not Just For Kids
Illinois Department of Public Health Celebrates National Immunization Awareness Month

SPRINGFIELD – Many parents are preparing their children to head back to school, which includes making sure they have all their needed immunizations. And while immunization is one of the most important things parents can do to protect their children from serious diseases, during National Immunization Awareness Month this August, the Illinois Department of Public Health...
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BACK TO SCHOOL CLINICS

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BACK TO SCHOOL CLINICS 

The start of school is just around the corner.  Tazewell County Health Department would like to encourage parents to bring their child(ren) NOW for school shots rather than wait until the last minute. 

Back To School Clinics will be held
August 2nd and 4th
8:00 – 11:00 am & 1:00 – 4:00 pm

To receive immunizations, please:Bring your insurance cardKnow if your insurance pays for vaccines at TCHDProvide your immunization records...
Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 July 2016 08:06 Read more...

TCHD NEW WIC & CLINIC HOURS

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TCHD NEW WIC & CLINIC HOURS

Tazewell County Health Department (TCHD) has been conducting a quality improvement process to enhance service delivery.  Due to this improvement process, hours have been expanded to be more convenient for customers. 

Effective July 18, 2016:

Walk in Hours:Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday  8:00-11:00 am and 1:00-4:00 pmWednesdays 1:00-4:00 pm; 2nd and 4th Mondays 8:00-11:00 am and 1:00-5:30 pm

 

 This will include all WIC and...
Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 July 2016 11:52 Read more...

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