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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TAZEWELL COUNTY DENTAL CENTER

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TAZEWELL COUNTY DENTAL CENTER ACCEPTING ADULTS WITH SLIDING FEES

Tazewell County Health Department is pleased to announce that adults will be accepted for treatment on a sliding fee schedule.  The cost of services will be determined by household income and size.  Income limit is 200% of the federal poverty level. 

On August 1, 2012, Tazewell County Health Department Dental Center was forced to limit adult dental services to emergencies only due the Medicaid Access and Resources Together (SMART) Act.  An emergency is defined as a situation deemed medically necessary to treat pain, infection, swelling, uncontrolled bleeding, or traumatic injury that can be treated by extraction (removal of a tooth) only.  The...
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TCHD STAFF MEMBER ATTENDS HOMELAND SECURITY TRAINING

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TCHD STAFF MEMBER ATTENDS HOMELAND SECURITY TRAINING

Eric Bakota, from Tazewell County Health Department (TCHD) recently completed training offered by the Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP), in Anniston, Ala.  The CDP is operated by the United States Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency and is the only federally-chartered Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) training facility in the nation. 

“The training was helpful, as it allowed me to...
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Illinois Tobacco Quitline

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If your New Year's Resolution was to quit smoking, this is the resource for you. Contact the Illinois Tobacco Quitline at 866-QUIT-YES or www.quityes.org Nicotine patches are available from Tazewell County Health Department after registering with the Illinois Tobacco Quitline.

Last Updated on Friday, 13 January 2012 13:43

Ovarian Cancer Risk

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Risk of Death from Ovarian Cancer – 1 in 95 Women

September - National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month 

SPRINGFIELD – Ovarian cancer is the eighth most common cancer among women in the United States and the fifth leading cause of cancer death.  A woman’s risk of getting ovarian cancer is 1 in 67, and her risk of dying from it is 1 in 95.  During September, National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, the Illinois Department of Public Health encourages everyone to...
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