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.In case of 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 vaccinations through TCHD, you must bring your insurance information with you to the clinic. You will also need to bring a current copy of your child’s vaccination records. Please remember we only accept cash or check, we do NOT take debit or credit cards. If you have questions about vaccines, please call extension 290. Thank you!

Flu Clinic Monday, November 24th

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Tazewell County Health Department has quadrivalent (four strain) flu vaccine available to the public. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends everyone 6 months and older should get the flu vaccine.  A flu clinic will be held on Monday, November 24th from 3:00 – 5:30pm at the Health Department.

Quadrivalent vaccine offers protection against 4 strains of the flu, A/H3N2, A/H1N1, and 2 strains of influenza B. Quadrivalent vaccines are available in:Traditional flu shots, approved for anyone 6 months and olderNasal spray, approved for healthy people from 2-49, except pregnant women.

The flu vaccine is the best protection against the flu this season. If you get the flu vaccine, you...

State Health Department Promotes Diabetes Awareness and Prevention

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State Health Department Promotes Diabetes Awareness and Prevention


CHICAGO –This November, American Diabetes Month, Illinois Department of Public Health Director Dr. LaMar Hasbrouck is encouraging everyone to learn their risk factors for diabetes and how to reduce or eliminate them.  


Diabetes is a serious chronic disease caused when blood sugar (glucose) levels are above normal and a hormone called insulin is not able to help glucose get into the...


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Tazewell County Health Department and Get Covered Illinois want to help you enroll in a health insurance plan. Individuals and families can begin the enrollment process November 15, 2014 to obtain health coverage starting January 1, 2015.  Navigators will be available to answer questions from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm on November 15th at:Morton Public Library, 315 W. Pershing, Morton Fondulac District Library, 400 Richland St, East...

Trick-or-Treat? Drink-or-Drive.

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Trick-or-Treat? Drink-or-Drive.

Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving

Halloween is quickly approaching, which for many people means celebrating with alcohol. As you carve your pumpkin or pick out a costume this year, keep in mind that one of the best choices you can make is to drive sober or designate a sober driver to get you home safely.  Tazewell Teen Initiative (TTI) is reminding all drivers that Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving because every Halloween there are still some people who...

Illinois Department of Public Health Director Outlines Ebola Preparedness in Illinois

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October 20, 2014
Illinois Department of Public Health Provides Update on State’s Preparedness Efforts for Ebola


Governor Quinn Directs Agency to Assemble Ebola Preparedness Task Force, Announces Informational Hotline and Website


CHICAGO – Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Director Dr. LaMar Hasbrouck, joined by local health department, hospital, health care and emergency response officials, held a media briefing today to update the public about Ebola...
Last Updated on Monday, 20 October 2014 09:30

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