The Public Health Services Division of the Wabash County Health Department provides a wide range of services and programs designed to keep us healthy.

Public Health

Immunizations

 

Also known as vaccines, are our greatest defense against preventable diseases.

 

Follow the link below to find when you and your family are due for your immunizations!

Foreign Travel Consultation for Immunizations

If you are planning on traveling abroad, please check here for a list of Adult and Child Immunizations and schedules.

Blood Pressure Monitoring

 

Blood Pressure monitoring may be ordered by your physcian.

 

Stop by on Tuesday's from 7a.m.-4p.m. and receive for FREE Blood Pressure Monitoring.

Communicable Diseases

 

All Communicable diseases can be investigated and followed up through WCHD Public Health Services.

 

Follow the link to learn more about what they are and how to report them.

TB Testing

 

Tuberculosis is a disease that is spread from one person to another through the air.

Some people are more likely to get TB than others. Follow the link to learn how we test 

and if you are more susceptible to this disease than others.

STD Screenings

 

WCHD Public Health Division

can screen for Gonnorrhea/Chlamydia, HIV/Syphilis. These services

can be done upon request.

Testing maybe require a fee

for services. Public Health also

offers free STD Clinics that

treatment is free. Inquire below.

Blood Draw for Lab Testing
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Blood Draws can be done at WCHD for self-pay clients (there is a reduced fee for service) or insured clients with LabCard laboratory services.

Oral Drug Testing

 

Public Health can offer you  Oral Drug testing services for pre-employment screenings, school enrollment and at personal request.

Lead Screening

 

Lead Screening is highly recommended to those with children, who live in older homes. Preventing lead exposure in children is important for a healthy life. Follow the link below to learn how we test and facts on preventing lead exposure.

Pregnancy Testing
 
If you think that you may be pregnant. For more info on these services, click below. 
Paternity Testing

 

We provide court ordered or private paternity testing. Appointments can be made through the DNA ordering Agency- DNA Diagnostics DDC

Foot Care Clinic

 

BY APPOINTMENT ONLY: Foot Care Clinic is open to the public on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday's of every month. Click the link below to find out more information about fees and scheduling.

 Family Case Management
 

FCM is a case management program whose goal is to promote wellness and healthy lifestyles in elegible women, infants and children. Follow the link to learn more about what this program can  help you with.

W.I.C.

 

 

Women, Infant and Children- A supplemental Nutrition Program

 

WIC Has Openings! Follow the link to learn more about the eligibility guidelines and what WIC can provide.

Breastfeeding Peer Counseling

 

Breastfeeding Peer Counselors help new mothers who are beginning to breastfeed learn what to expect in the first days and weeks.

Food Safety

 

The Public Health Division of WCHD provides inspections to all establishments that serve food to community members- Examples include: Restaurant Inspections, Schools and Nursing homes and retail food stores such as CVS, Dollar Stores, Gas Stations.

Illinois Tobacco Quitline
 Along with counseling, the Illinois Tobacco Quitline offers up to six weeks of free nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) to enrolled clients who are over 18 years of age, medically eligible (i.e., not pregnant, no heart conditions), and uninsured or have limited coverage.

Wabash County Health Department currently accepts the following insurances for services: Aetna, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Cigna, Consociate Dansig, Coventry, HealthLink, Health Alliance, Humana, HFN, Land of Lincoln, Meritain, Meridian, Molina Care, Mutual Medical, Sagamore and SIHO.

Wabash County Health Department complies with all applicable Federal Civil Rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, religion, age, disability, gender, sexual identity or sexual orientation. For more information on Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act, click here.