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Health Department

The Monroe County Health Department, formerly known as the Randolph/Monroe Bi-County Health Department, was established on July 1, 2009 as an effort to better serve the citizens of Monroe County in a more cost-effective manner. The Monroe County Health Department provides an array of Community and Environmental Health Services.

WIC (Women, Infants, Children):

  • Nutrition Education & Counseling
  • Nutrition & Physical Assessment
  • Issuance of WIC Coupons
  • Anemia Screening
  • Lead Screening
  • Breast Feeding Counseling & Support

Public Health

  • Family Case Management Services for pregnant women, postpartum women, and infants; including postpartum screenings and developmental screenings
  • Medical Case Management for DCFS wards age 0-6 years
  • High-risk infant follow-up program
  • Community Health Education Programs
  • Jail Detainee Screenings
  • Communicable Disease Investigation
  • TB Skin Testing, Prevention & Control
  • International Travel Info & Vaccinations
  • SNAP Application
  • Medicaid Application

Immunizations

  • Diptheria
  • Pertussis
  • Pneumonia
  • Tuberculosis
  • MMR
  • Tdap
  • Hepatitis A & B
  • Rotavirus
  • Tetanus
  • Polio
  • Human Papilloma Virus (HPV)
  • Heamophilius Influenza (Hib)
  • Influenza
  • Chickenpox
  • Shingles
  • Meningitis

Food Service

  • Semi-Annual Inspection of Food Service Establishments and Retail Food Stores
  • Food Borne Illness Investigation
  • Food Service Problem Investigation

Water (water wells & closed  loop wells)

  • Issuance of Well & Septic Permits
  • Inspection of Wells
  • Water Testing

Private Sewage (septic)

  • Issuance of Sewage Permits
  • Private Sewage Inspection (new construction and complaints)
  • Assistance with Sewage-Related Issues

Health Department Pages

Contact Health Department

John Wagner, Administrator

901 Illinois Avenue, Suite A, Waterloo, IL 62298
Tel: 618-939-3871 ext. 13, vkehrer@monroecountyhealth.org
Monroe County Health – External Website