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!
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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 management agencies will promote throughout April as part of Pet Preparedness Month in Illinois.

 

“Every home should have an emergency supply kit and plans for how to stay safe when disaster strikes,” said IEMA Director James K. Joseph...
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Severe Weather Preparedness

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Measles Information

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Statement from Public Health Officials in Illinois and Cook...
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Flu Vaccine available

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Flu Vaccine available

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

The flu vaccine is the best protection against the flu this season. If you get the flu vaccine, you are 60% less likely to need treatment for the flu by a healthcare provider. Getting the vaccine has...
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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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