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Posted on: January 26, 2023

National Diabetes Prevention Program

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Prediabetes means your blood glucose (sugar) is higher than normal, but not yet diabetes. Type 2 diabetes can be delayed or prevented in people with prediabetes through effective lifestyle programs.

The Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) is a proven program...

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Posted on: January 26, 2023

Sewage Ordinance Public Meeting

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TCHD has scheduled a public meeting to receive comments on the proposed changes on Monday, February 13 from 5:30 to 6:30 pm in the main auditorium at the Tazewell County Health Department located at 21306 IL Route 9, Tremont. The public meeting is an oppo...

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Posted on: November 7, 2022

2022-2023 Seasonal Influenza Report

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Everyone 6 months and older should get a flu vaccine every season with rare exceptions. Vaccination is particularly important for people who are at higher risk of serious complications from influenza. 

Influenza (flu) symptoms include: fever, coug...

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Posted on: January 20, 2023

Radon Action Month Video and Poster Contest

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“This odorless, colorless, tasteless gas is found in the air we breathe in buildings, homes, offices,” said IEMA Director Alicia Tate-Nadeau. “If not properly addressed, high levels of radon can cause major health concerns.&a...

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Posted on: May 20, 2022

Tazewell County COVID-19 Community Level

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1/23/23According to CDC COVID Data Tracker, Tazewell County is currently at LOW community level based on case rate per 100,000 population, new hospital admissions, and % inpatient beds by COVID-19 patients.
To protect yourself and others:
• Wear a ...
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Posted on: October 26, 2022

RSV - Respiratory Syncytial Virus

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Respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, is a common respiratory virus that usually causes mild, cold-like symptoms.  Most people recover in a week or two, but RSV can be serious, especially for infants and older adults. RSV is the most common cause ...

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Posted on: October 22, 2021

Radon Mitigation Program

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Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer. A radon test result of 4 PCI/L or higher may qualify you for a FREE radon mitigation system installed by a licensed radon mitigator.  

Funds are available now for eligible homes.&...

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