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. For an AFTER HOURS EMERGENCY, contact the health department emergency phone at 309-303-1375 or Environmental Health at 309-303-1381.

In order to receive immunizations through TCHD, you must bring your insurance information and current immunization records. As always, please check with your particular provider/plan for network status of TCHD and if your plan covers immunizations. For insurance plans, click on Immunization Clinics under Clinical on our main menu. We accept payment by cash, check, debit and credit. We are not able to accept health savings account cards. If you have questions about vaccines, please call extension 290. Thank you!
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TAZEWELL PUBLIC HEALTH FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES GRANT APPLICATION

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TAZEWELL PUBLIC HEALTH FOUNDATION

ANNOUNCES GRANT APPLICATION

 

Tazewell Public Health Foundation is a tax-deductible organization that was founded to benefit the public health of Tazewell County residents. Board members have held fundraising events to raise awareness of the Foundation and public health programming.

 

Tazewell Public Health Foundation will provide grant funding to a requesting agency to serve Tazewell County residents and address one of the Tazewell County 5 Health Priorities:Infant Mortality – safe sleep, child passenger safety, etc. Lung Cancer – tobacco cessation or educationObesity – physical activity or nutrition Public Health System Stability – partners working for public health...
Last Updated on Friday, 29 January 2016 14:30 Read more...

Private Well---Free Coliform Testing

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Private Well---Free Coliform Testing

 

Public health and safety are the number one concerns after heavy rains and flooding.  During and after flooding, water can become contaminated with microorganisms such as bacteria, sewage, heating oil, agricultural or industrial waste, chemicals and other substances that can cause serious illness. The presence of contaminants in water can lead to adverse health effects, including gastrointestinal illness, reproductive problems, and...
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COMPASSION FATIGUE RETREAT

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COMPASSION FATIGUE RETREAT

Did you know that caring too much can hurt?  Caregivers focus on others, often without practicing self-care. Compassion fatigue can be defined as a deep physical, emotional and spiritual exhaustion accompanied by acute emotional pain.

Common symptoms of compassion fatigue include: sleep disturbances, lack of concentration, isolation, depression, anger, as well as other emotional issues.  Learning to recognize and manage its symptoms is the way to...
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TCHD Accreditation

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TAZEWELL COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT AWARDED NATIONAL ACCREDITATION BY THE PUBLIC HEALTH ACCREDITATION BOARD

 

PHAB-Accredited Health Departments Demonstrate the Capacity

 to Serve their Communities Well

 

Tazewell County Health Department (TCHD) announced today that it has achieved national accreditation through the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB). The...
Last Updated on Monday, 23 November 2015 10:23 Read more...

Holiday Food Safety

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Eat, Drink, And Be Healthy

IDPH Offers Tips For Safe Holiday Cooking

SPRINGFIELD – First things first, TAKE THE TURKEY OUT! It may already be time to take the turkey out of the freezer so that it will be thawed in time for Thanksgiving. Allow approximately 24 hours for each 4 to 5 pounds of turkey when thawed in the refrigerator. A 20 to 24 pound turkey could take 5 to 6 days to thaw. Never thaw a turkey at room temperature.

“Each year, 1 in 6 Americans gets sick by consuming...
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