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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CLOSED LOOP WELL ORDINANCE COMMENT PERIOD OPEN

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CLOSED LOOP WELL ORDINANCE

COMMENT PERIOD OPEN

 

Effective November 25, 2013 Illinois Department of Public Health amended the IDPH Illinois Water Well Construction Code to include Closed Loop Well Requirements.

 

Tazewell County currently has an ordinance for geothermal wells. However, in order for Tazewell County to be in compliance with the new State requirements, the current Title 6-Chapter 9 Geothermal Systems Closed Loop Wells ordinance needs to be revised.  IDPH developed a model ordinance that this proposal is designed after.

 

Please review the proposed ordinance below and send any comments back to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . The comment period will remain open for 30 days. 

 

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IEMA Encourages People to Plan for Emergencies

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IEMA Encourages People to Plan for Emergencies

‘Don’t Wait. Communicate. Make Your Emergency Plan Today’ is Theme for National Preparedness Month in September 

SPRINGFIELD – Since the beginning of 2015, Illinois residents have endured blizzard conditions, tornadoes, flooding, windstorms and excessive heat. For some, this weather caused temporary inconveniences, such as power outages or blocked roads. However, hundreds of others in Illinois are still working to get their lives...
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NEW CLINIC TIMES starting Sept. 1, 2015

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Effective September 1, 2015:

TB testing is available on: Mondays from 8-11 and 1-4.

                                                Tuesdays from...
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School Immunizations – New Certificate of Religious Exemption Requirement

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School Immunizations – New Certificate of Religious Exemption Requirement

Exemption certificate requires health care provider signature

SPRINGFIELD – Parents or legal guardians who object, for religious reasons, to their child being immunized for school entrance must submit a Certificate of Religious Exemption, which now must be signed by a health care provider.  Signed into law on August 3, 2015, this new legislation requires a health care provider to sign the certificate...
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Mumps Booster Shot Recommended for University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Students

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Mumps Booster Shot Recommended for

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Students

 

Illinois Department of Public Health, Champaign-Urbana Public Health District and University address mumps outbreak

SPRINGFIELD - The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), Champaign-Urbana Public Health District (CUPHD), and McKinley Health Center are recommending students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign receive a booster shot of the MMR (measles, mumps, rubella)...
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