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Contact information and maps for the Kankakee County Health Department, and the separate divisions that comprise the department as a whole.
Health-Related Links
Displays links that are related to the services provided by the Kankakee County Health Department.
Links for Kids
Health-related links intended for children.
Administration
Administrative offices of the Kankakee County Health Department.
Job Opportunities
Descriptions of current opportunities for employment at the Kankakee County Health Department
Notice of Privacy Practices
Describes how the medical information of clients may be used and disclosed and how clients can get access to this information.
Annual Reports
The annual reports of the Kankakee County Health Department, including information for financial and statistical aspects of health department activities.
Board of Health
Member list for the Board of Health, and the secretarial agendas and minutes from Board of Health meetings.
Chronic & Communicable Disease
Provides services relating to chronic and communicable diseases, including cancer, tuberculosis, and sexually transmitted disease.
HIV/STD Counseling & Testing
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 preschool for vision and hearing problems. Supports fluoride treatment programs administered in the schools.
Illinois Breast & Cervical Cancer Program (IBCCP)
Provides screening and diagnostics for breast and cervical cancer for women who meet certain income, insurance, and age requirements. The program covers clinical breast exams, pelvic exams, pap smears, mammograms, and various other procedures when done in connection with screening for breast or cervical cancer.
Lead Screening
Tests children ages 6 months to 17 years for lead poisoning. Provides education and counseling. Appointments are required.
Environmental Health
Provides services relating to environmental health.
Food Sanitation
Inspects and licenses retail food stores and food service establishments.
Private Sewage (Septic) Disposal
Assists property owners with septic system installation. Issues permits, inspects and records system location.
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.
Tanning
Inspects and licenses tanning facilities.
Disease Vectors
Monitors the activity of mosquitoes and the presence and prominence of mosquito-borne illnesses such as West Nile Virus.
Additional Resources
Health Promotion
Provides services related to the promotion of good health.
Health Education
Serves as a 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 clinics for adults.
Cardiovascular Health
Provides programming and education to promote cardiovascular health. Call for a class schedule.
Maternal &Child Health Services
Provides services related to the health of mothers and children.
Immunization
Provides diptheria, pertussis, tetanus, polio, measles, mumps, rubella, HIB and hepatitis B vaccines at clinics open to the public. Appointments are required.
Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program
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.
Breastfeeding
Provides support for breastfeeding mothers through an information hotline, consultation services, and support group activities.
Health Works
Provides comprehensive health services to children in the custody of DCFS, through a collaborative effort of the Illinois Departments of Children and Family Services, Public Aid and Public Health.
KidCare
Enrolls eligible children through age 18 and pregnant women for health insurance provided by the State of Illinois.
Teen Parent Services
A program for teen parents that encourages and assists them to stay in school to help them to get their high school diploma or GED so that they can become self-sufficient.
Family Case Management
Assists eligible pregnant women and young children with obtaining access to prenatal and well child care, immunizations and screenings.
Child Health Clinic
Provides comprehensive pediatric medical care for children under 21 years of age who are Medicaid recipients or who meet financial guidelines.
Genetics Counseling
Provides education and referral for screening and follow-up counseling for genetic diseases.