Contact Information

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Kankakee County Health Department

2390 W Station St, Kankakee, Illinois 60901
Phone: (815) 802-9400 | TTD/TTY: (815) 802-9312
Español: (815) 802-9350 | Fax: (815) 802-9391

Usual health department hours are 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.
Monday through Friday. Closed on major holidays.

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Environmental Health – (815) 802-9410

Food Sanitation

Inspects and licenses retail food stores and food service establishments.

Well Water Supplies

Issues well permits. Deals with testing of well water and sealing of abandoned wells.

Nuisance & Solid Waste

Investigates insect, rodent and garbage complaints.

Private Sewage Disposal

Assists property owners with septic system installation. Issues permits, inspects and records system location.

Chronic & Communicable Diseases – (815) 802-9430

HIV/STD Counseling & Testing – (815) 802-9434

Provides treatment for sexually transmitted diseases. Counseling and testing available for HIV. HIV anonymous testing by appointment.

Communicable Disease

Investigates and controls communicable disease outbreaks. Provides education and prevention. Flu and pneumonia vaccines available each fall.

Tuberculosis Control

Provides outpatient skin-testing, x-rays as needed, diagnosis and treatment of tuberculosis.

School Programs

Screens children in school and pre-school for vision and hearing problems.

Lead Screening – (815) 802-9436

Tests children ages 6 months to 17 years for lead poisoning. Provides education and counseling. Appointments are required.

Health Promotion – (815) 802-9395

Health Education

Serves as resource for community education on pregnancy, teens, healthy lifestyles, heart disease, injury prevention, HIV/AIDS, etc. Provides speakers on health topics to community groups and organizations. Provides health related statistics upon request.

Smoking Prevention/Cessation

Provides prevention programs and tobacco cessation clinic for adults.

Maternal/Child Health Services – (815) 802-9320

Clinical Services

Provides diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus, polio, measles, mumps, rubella, HIB, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, meningococcal immunizations, lead and hemoglobin testing and tuberculin skin testing. Appointments are required.


Provides nutrition education, health screening and nutritious foods to eligible pregnant, postpartum or breastfeeding women, their infants, and young children with special nutrition and health needs.

Health Works – (815) 802-9300

Provides comprehensive health services to children in the custody of DCFS.


Enrolls eligible children, pregnant women, and parents living with their child/children for health insurance provided by the State of Illinois.

Family Case Management

Assists eligible pregnant women and young children with obtaining access to prenatal and well child care, immunizations and screenings.


Provides education and referral for screening and follow-up counseling for genetic diseases.