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 payment by cash, check, debit and credit. We are not able to accept health savings account cards. If you have questions about vaccines, please call extension 290. Thank you!
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Get Smart Week

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IDPH Precious Drugs & Scary Bugs Campaign

Fight Antibiotic Misuse - Get Smart About Antibiotics Week - November 16-22, 2015

SPRINGFIELD - Antibiotics are among the most commonly prescribed drugs. However, up to 50 percent of all antibiotics prescribed are not needed or are not effective as prescribed.

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is leading the Illinois Precious Drugs & Scary Bugs campaign to promote the appropriate use of antibiotics. The goals are to increase health care provider and patient knowledge about the harms of inappropriate antibiotic use and support clinicians in improving antibiotic prescribing, particularly for acute respiratory infections.

“Not only are antibiotic resistant bacterial...
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Winter Weather Preparedness Month

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Emergency Management Officials, National Weather Service Encourage Winter Preparedness
November is Winter Weather Preparedness Month in Illinois

SPRINGFIELD – While the winter of 2015-16 is expected to be milder thanks to the effects of El Nino, its unlikely Illinois will completely avoid the cold temperatures, snow and ice that define Midwestern winters.

 

To help people prepare for potentially dangerous winter weather, the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA), the National...
Last Updated on Monday, 02 November 2015 11:48 Read more...

CLOSED LOOP WELL ORDINANCE COMMENT PERIOD OPEN

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CLOSED LOOP WELL ORDINANCE

COMMENT PERIOD OPEN

 

Effective November 25, 2013 Illinois Department of Public Health amended the IDPH Illinois Water Well Construction Code to include Closed Loop Well Requirements.

 

Tazewell County currently has an ordinance for geothermal wells. However, in order for Tazewell County to be in compliance with the new State requirements, the current Title 6-Chapter 9 Geothermal Systems Closed Loop Wells ordinance needs to be revised...
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IEMA Encourages People to Plan for Emergencies

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IEMA Encourages People to Plan for Emergencies

‘Don’t Wait. Communicate. Make Your Emergency Plan Today’ is Theme for National Preparedness Month in September 

SPRINGFIELD – Since the beginning of 2015, Illinois residents have endured blizzard conditions, tornadoes, flooding, windstorms and excessive heat. For some, this weather caused temporary inconveniences, such as power outages or blocked roads. However, hundreds of others in Illinois are still working to get their lives...
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NEW CLINIC TIMES starting Sept. 1, 2015

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Effective September 1, 2015:

TB testing is available on: Mondays from 8-11 and 1-4.

                                                Tuesdays from...
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