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 and current vaccination records. As always, please check with your particular provider/plan for network status of TCHD and if your plan covers vaccinations. For insurance plans, click on Immunization Clinics under Clinical on our main menu. We accept cash and check only at this time. Debit/credit card payment are coming soon. If you have questions about vaccines, please call extension 290. Thank you!

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 preparedness efforts in Illinois.

“Governor Quinn has directed the Illinois Department of Public Health to take every step necessary to ensure that Illinois’ hospitals, health care workers and residents are safe and prepared in the event of a...
Last Updated on Monday, 20 October 2014 09:30

Free Mammograms

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Free mammograms to Tazewell County women…click here for more information

First U.S. Ebola Diagnosis

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September 30,2014
This afternoon the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed the first Ebola diagnosis in the United States in a patient in a Texas hospital.  Illinois Department of Public Health Director Dr. LaMar Hasbrouck has this statement:

“While not easily transmittable, Ebola is a very serious virus.  At this time, Ebola does not pose a great health risk to the people of Illinois.  The Illinois Department of Public Health continues to work with...
Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 October 2014 12:38

Enterovirus Found in Midwest

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Illinois Department of Public Health Watching for Possible Outbreaks of Circulating Virus


Cases of an uncommon enterovirus found in the Midwest


SPRINGFIELD – Several hospitals in Illinois and Missouri have recently reported clusters of severe respiratory illness in community members, especially children.  Testing of some cases by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 September 2014 11:26


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August 11, 2014
The Tazewell County Health Department has received a report of a confirmed case of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever in a Tazewell County resident.  The patient is recovering at home.  No hospital stay was necessary.

Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF) is a tickborne disease caused by the bacterium Rickettsia rickettsii. This organism is a cause of potentially fatal human illness in North and South America, and...

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