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Kankakee County Health Department2390 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.
Environmental Health – (815) 802-9410
Inspects and licenses retail food stores and food service establishments.
Issues well permits. Deals with testing of well water and sealing of abandoned wells.
Investigates insect, rodent and garbage complaints.
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.
Investigates and controls communicable disease outbreaks. Provides education and prevention. Flu and pneumonia vaccines available each fall.
Provides outpatient skin-testing, x-rays as needed, diagnosis and treatment of tuberculosis.
Screens children in school and pre-school for vision and hearing problems.
Cancer Screening – (815) 802-9440
Provides comprehensive breast and cervical cancer screening and case management services to eligible women. Screenings at local facilities by appointment.
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
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.
Provides prevention programs and tobacco cessation clinic for adults.
Maternal/Child Health Services – (815) 802-9320
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.
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.