The Wabash County Health Department was formed in 1983 by Wabash County Board of Commissioners Resolution. In 1989, the Wabash County Board of Health in cooperation with the Wabash County Community Mental Health Board added Outpatient Behavioral Health Services. In order to meet Certified Health Department standards and receive a State of Illinois Local Health Protection Grant we must provide at least the following services:
The Health Department currently employs approximately 24 full time staff. The current budget is approximately 1.4 million dollars.
To provide effective, efficient and quality services which promote "Better Health for a Brighter Tomorrow".
The main offices of the Wabash County Health Department including: Administration, Public Health and Prevention Services are located at: 130 W. 7th Street, Mt.Carmel, IL. 62863. The phone number is: 618-263-3873. The fax number is 618-262-4215.
The Wabash County Health Department is Certified by the Illinois Department of Public Health. The Behavioral Health Division is Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities.