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 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!

Farmers Market

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Top 10 Reasons to Shop at a Farmers Market

1. Freshly picked, in season produce is at its peak in flavor and nutrition.


2. Support your local farmers and economy.

You can help new and smaller farmers be successful and save farmland in your area.


3. Fresh fruit and vegetables are full of antioxidants and phytonutrients.


4. It's a great way to get your kids involved.

Let them pick out something new to try, then they can help prepare a meal or snack.


5. Supporting your local farmers market strengthens your community.

Meet your local farmers, learn about foods grown in your area and catch up with friends and neighbors while stocking up with local goods.


6. Farmers markets offer foods that...

Vacation Preparedness

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IEMA Encourages Vacation Emergency Preparedness   Offers tips for safe vacations  

SPRINGFIELD – Sunscreen, check. Golf clubs, check. Emergency plan? If your summer vacation checklist doesn’t include emergency preparedness, the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) encourages you to add this important step to your planning process. Throughout June, IEMA and local emergency agencies across Illinois will promote vacation preparedness to encourage safe travels...


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Each year tens of thousands of adults needlessly suffer, are hospitalized, and even die as a result of diseases that could have been prevented by vaccine. However, most adults are not aware that they need vaccines throughout their lives. 

The good news is that Tazewell County Health Department is implementing a vaccine program for adults who are 19 years and over.  Eligible adults must have no insurance (uninsured) or have insurance that will not...

Food Excellence Awards

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The Tazewell County Health Department honored the food service facilities that have met the criteria in their classification by awarding them the 2014 Food Excellence Award.  The program was held on Thursday, April 9, 2015 at the Tazewell County Health Department.


Establishments achieving the award are issued a certificate that can be posted in public view. This certificate indicates to the public, that the facility exceeds regular food...
Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 April 2015 07:50

Pet Preparedness

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Don’t Forget Pets When Planning for Disasters IEMA, local emergency management agencies to focus on pet preparedness throughout April

SPRINGFIELD – Pets are treasured family members in more than half of Illinois households. If your family includes a dog, cat, hamster or other furry, feathered or scaly friends, don’t forget to include their unique needs in your home emergency plans.


That’s the message the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) and local emergency...

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