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. 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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TB TEST CHANGES AT TCHD

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TB TEST CHANGES AT TCHD

Due to a national shortage of TB skin test solution needed to complete the TB test, Tazewell County Health Department has made the following procedural changes to their process.  Employers or educational institutions may require a TB skin test.

Clients will be screened through the following process:A free evaluation with the signs and symptoms checklist for those clients who are NOT considered high risk and where the evaluation/checklist will be accepted by employer. Based on the checklist evaluation, high risk client will be given the skin test with TB solution, when supplies are available, for a $22.00 fee.If TB solution is unavailable, a blood test will be performed on those people that are high...
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WEST NILE VIRUS BIRDS IN FOUR TAZEWELL COUNTY COMMUNITIES

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WEST NILE VIRUS BIRDS IN

FOUR TAZEWELL COUNTY COMMUNITIES

Tazewell County has reported West Nile virus positive birds from Delavan, Pekin, Washington and Morton.  The Tazewell County Health Department (TCHD) received confirmation on September 30, 2013 of a blue jay, collected in Morton on September 24, 2013, tested positive for West Nile virus. West Nile Virus is transmitted through the bite of a mosquito that has contracted the virus by feeding on an infected bird. 

Common West...
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West Nile Virus positive bird

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The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has confirmed a West Nile Virus positive bird for Tazewell County.  The Tazewell County Health Department (TCHD) received confirmation on September 24, 2013. The crow was collected in Washington earlier in the month.

West Nile Virus is transmitted through the bite of a mosquito that has contracted the virus by feeding on an infected bird.  Common West Nile Virus symptoms include fever, nausea, headache and muscle aches.  Symptoms...
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Worksite Wellness

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Worksite wellness programs provide many benefits to your local business as well as the community. As a representative of your business, enhancing worksite wellness programs will increase productivity, improve job satisfaction, improve recruitment and retention rates, decrease absenteeism, minimize workers compensation and disability, and lead to overall improved management of health care costs.

 

We are encouraging businesses to visit the link provided below and complete the...
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Central Illinois Reports its First Human West Nile Virus Positive Case for 2013

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Central Illinois Reports its First Human West Nile Virus Positive Case for 2013

 

 

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has confirmed the first human West Nile virus case reported in central Illinois for 2013.  The Tazewell County Health Department reported a man in his 50’s became ill earlier this month.

 

“We are seeing high temperatures and dry weather, which are the perfect conditions for creating mosquito breeding grounds,”...
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