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!
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First West Nile Virus Positive in Tazewell County for 2014

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First West Nile Virus Positive

in Tazewell County for 2014

The Tazewell County Health Department (TCHD) has confirmed the first West Nile virus mosquito batch reported for 2014.  TCHD employees collected a positive mosquito batch on August 5, 2014 in Pekin.

“This is the portion of the summer when West Nile virus will be at its peak,” said Melissa Goetze, Environmental Health Supervisor.  “Protect yourself by wearing insect repellent and taking other precautions.”  

West Nile virus is transmitted to humans through the bite of a mosquito that has picked up the virus by feeding on an infected bird.  Common West Nile virus symptoms include fever, nausea, headache and muscle aches, lasting from a few...
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Free Dental Screenings at the Illinois State Fair

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Free Dental Screenings at the Illinois State Fair

 

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is working with dentists, dental hygienists and oral health advocates throughout the state to provide free dental screenings on weekdays at the Illinois State Fair, beginning Friday, August 8.

 

“August is a good time to schedule dental exams for children before the school year begins,” said IDPH Director Dr. LaMar Hasbrouck.  “Healthy teeth are an...
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Avoiding Illness Due to Ticks, Bats and Wild Animals

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Avoiding Illness Due to Ticks, Bats and Wild Animals

 

Rocky Mountain spotted fever, Lyme disease, tularemia, babesiosis, ehrlichiosis, rabies

 

CHICAGO – As the weather remains warm and people continue to spend more time outdoors, Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Director Dr. LaMar Hasbrouck reminds residents of the importance to take precautions against illness caused by tick and animal bites. 

 

Ticks can carry diseases like Rocky Mountain...
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Carolyn Adams Ticket for the Cure Community Grant

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Carolyn Adams Ticket for the Cure Community Grant

 

Tazewell County Health Department is partnering with Unity Point Methodist to bring the  

Mammography Van to rural communities of Tazewell...
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National Immunization Awareness Month

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National Immunization Awareness Month - Vaccines Are Not Just For Kids

 

Illinois among states showing significant increases in vaccination

 

SPRINGFIELD – Immunizations are one of the top 10 public health accomplishments of the 20th Century according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  During August, National Immunization Awareness Month, Illinois Department of Public Health Director Dr. LaMar Hasbrouck encourages people to speak with...
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