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.


2015 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 2015 Food Excellence Award.  The program was held 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 safety concerns to meet their customer’s needs. 

Click here for the list of award winners.

Last Updated on Monday, 28 March 2016 12:23

Parents Day Out

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Don’t let the stresses of a busy life get you down! Come learn tools for managing stress & creating a healthy life for yourself and your family.  In this fun & interactive workshop, you will practice useful strategies for you to use at both home and work.  Join us for fun, food, support and connecting with other parents. Childcare is available upon request – must reserve childcare at time of registration.   

Click here for more information. 

Last Updated on Friday, 18 March 2016 07:44

Zika Virus

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An outbreak of Zika virus is occurring in parts of Central and South America, the Caribbean, Mexico and Puerto Rico. Currently, people living in the tri-county area (Peoria, Tazewell, and Woodford Counties) who have not traveled to these areas are generally not considered at risk for infection. At this time, the main concern is that Zika infection in pregnant women may be linked to birth defects. The Zika virus causes mild illness, with 1 in 5 developing symptoms.


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Last Updated on Monday, 22 February 2016 10:56

Severe Weather Preparedness Month

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IEMA Urges People to Prepare for Severe Weather Contest will promote use of weather alert radios to receive warnings

SPRINGFIELD – With communities throughout Illinois still recovering from severe storms and record and near-record flooding in late December, the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) is joining with the National Weather Service (NWS) and local emergency management agencies in efforts to help people stay safe when severe weather threatens.


Those efforts include...
Last Updated on Monday, 29 February 2016 13:40

Private Well---Free Coliform Testing

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Private Well---Free Coliform Testing


Public health and safety are the number one concerns after heavy rains and flooding.  During and after flooding, water can become contaminated with microorganisms such as bacteria, sewage, heating oil, agricultural or industrial waste, chemicals and other substances that can cause serious illness. The presence of contaminants in water can lead to adverse health effects, including gastrointestinal illness, reproductive problems, and...

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