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. AFTER HOURS: If you are a physician, lab or other healthcare professional reporting a communicable disease, cluster of illnesses or other public health emergency, please call 309-303-1375. In case of fire in a food establishment, please call 309-303-1381.

Clinic hours are 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Mon., Tues., Thurs. and Fri., and 1-4 pm on Weds. 2nd and 4th Mondays 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

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2nd ANNUAL BUMPS TO BABIES EVENT

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2nd ANNUAL BUMPS TO BABIES EVENT 

Calling all new and expectant parents! Come to the Fondulac District Library, 400 Richland Street, East Peoria on Saturday, June 16th from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm for a few hours of learning, prizes, and fun!  

Did you know that disposable diapers can cost up to $100 per month per child? And without diapers, a baby may not be allowed to attend daycare/early childhood education programs, which leads to parents being unable to work.

The Tazewell County Health Department would like to offer free diapers and other baby items at a resource event on June 16th. The Bumps2Babies event will take place at the Fondulac District Library in East Peoria from 11 am – 1 pm. This event is open to all...
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“Swim Healthy. Stay Healthy.”

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“Swim Healthy. Stay Healthy.”

May 21-27, 2018 is Healthy and Safe Swimming Week

SPRINGFIELD – Healthy and Safe Swimming Week, May 21-27, 2018, is being observed the week before Memorial Day, a day when many pools open for the summer. This year’s national theme is “Swim Healthy. Stay Healthy.” The week is dedicated to educating people on how they can take an active role in protecting themselves and preventing the spread of germs when swimming.

“Swimming is a great physical...
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FOOD ORDINANCE PUBLIC MEETING

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FOOD ORDINANCE PUBLIC MEETING

Tazewell County Health Department(TCHD) has been making proposed updates to the County Food Service Sanitation Ordinance. All food facilities must comply with the Tazewell County Food Service Sanitation Ordinance. The 2013 FDA Food Code requires some of the updates. Other updates require all food facilities to maintain standard operating procedures, variance and HACCP requirements.

TCHD has scheduled a public meeting to receive comments on the proposed changes...
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YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID

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Youth Mental Health First Aid

June 21, 2018

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Last Updated on Thursday, 17 May 2018 09:21

Avoiding Tick- And Mosquito-borne Illnesses

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Avoiding Tick- And Mosquito-borne Illnesses SPRINGFIELD – As the weather warms up, we’re starting to see ticks and mosquitoes.  The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is reminding people about simple precautions they can take to avoid bites.  “Ticks can carry diseases like Lyme disease, spotted fever, and ehrlichiosis, while mosquitoes can carry West Nile virus,” said Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Director Nirav D. Shah, M.D., J.D. ...
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