Winnebago County Health Department

 

As your health department, we offer a variety of wellness and
environmental health services to all Winnebago County residents.
For your good health and that of our community, we provide numerous programs focused
on wellness promotion throughout each life stage, injury and violence prevention,
disease prevention, disaster preparedness and response,;and environmental safety.


HEALTH DEPARTMENT NEWS

 


Ebola

Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever Information - CDC

Illinois Department of Public Health Ebola Webpage

Illinois Department of Public Health
The Illinois Department of Public Health has opened an Ebola Hotline to answer residents' questions about Ebola 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The hotline number to call is 800-889-3931. Managed by staff from the Illinois Poison Center, hotline operators are able to provide timely information on Ebola, and the State's response. Residents can call any time with questions such as how Ebola is spread, who is at risk of being infected, when should someone go to the doctor, what hospitals and local health departments are doing to identify and control possible Ebola infections and other frequently asked questions.

  Winnebago County Health Department 
  Winnebago County Health Department - Ebola Fact Sheet 
  Winnebago County Health Department Press Statement on Disease Investigations (10/14/2014)
  Winnebago County Health Department Press Statement on Ebola  
  Winnebago County Reportable Disease Poster 

For more information on Ebola contact the Winnebago County Health Department's Communicable Disease Department   during normal business business hours at 815-720-4050.


 Enterovirus Information


Winnebago County Health Department - Health Alert 9/11/14

Winnebago County Health Department Enterovirus Fact Sheet

Community Sees Increase in Children with Rhinovirus 

Enterovirus D68 - CDC 

Entrerovirus News Release and FAQ's - Illinois Department of Public Health

 

 

 


Raw Milk Information

 Raw Milk Fact Sheet

 


Illinois Medical Cannabis Program - Information Resources
Mail:
Illinois Department of Public Health
Division of Medical Cannabis
535 West Jefferson Street, Springfield, Illinois  62761-0001
Telephone:
Toll-free: (855) 636-3688 
Websites:
www.mcpp.illinois.gov, or www.idph.state.il.us/healthWellness/MedicalCannabis
FAQ's
Frequently Asked Questions


Winnebago County Receives Gold Recognition by the Illinois Department of Public Health "Illinois Healthy Worksite Designation"
 


 After Hours Emergency Contact
To contact the Winnebago County Health Department after hours for please call 815-720-4000.