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FAMILY HEALTH

AVAILABLE IMMUNIZATIONS

• Hepatitis A

• Hepatitis B

• HIB - Haemophilus Influenzae Type B Vaccine

• HPV-Gardasil - Human Papillomavirus Vaccine

• IPV - Injectable Polio

• Kinrix (Dtap, IPV)

• Menactra - Meningococcal Vaccine

• MMR - Measles, Mumps, Rubella

• Pediarix (Dtap, IPV, HBV)

• Prevnar - Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine

• ProQuad - (MMR/Varicella)

• Rotarix - Rotavirus

• Td - Tetanus, Diphtheria

• Tdap - Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis

• Dtap - Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis

• Varicella - Chickenpox

RESOURCES

WIC (Women, Infants and Children) - This program provides food coupons for supplemental foods to assist in healthy nutrition for women, infants, and children up to 5 years old. Basic health screening and monitoring of child development is provided. Educational sessions on breastfeeding, nutrition, and development are also part of this program. Eligibility requirements.

Pregnancy Testing and Counseling - Immediate results of the pregnancy test are available. The results are strictly confidential. Counseling is available. Call for an appointment or walk-ins available.

Family Case Management - This program is for pregnant women and infants up to age 1. It provides information and education on having a healthy pregnancy, child growth and development, immunizations, and referral sources. This is done through face-to-face contact and/or home visits.

Smoke Free Illinois and The Illinois Tobacco Quitline - The Smoke-free Illinois Act prohibits smoking in virtually all public places and workplaces, including offices, theaters, museums, libraries, educational institutions, schools, commercial establishments, enclosed shopping centers and retail stores, restaurants, bars, private clubs and gaming facilities.

www.smoke-free.illinois.gov

The Illinois Tobacco Quitline was created to help people quit tobacco. Quitline staff can help cigarette, cigar and pipe smokers, as well as, snuff and chew tobacco users Call the ITQL at 1-866 quityes or 1-866-784-8937 website: www.quityes.org

Child Immunizations - All required immunizations are available to county residents who meet VFC guidelines. The initial immunization series should be completed by age 2. Booster shots are needed again after age 4. Call the health department for the schedule of required immunizations or call for an appointment. Walk-ins accepted.

Illinois New Tdap Requirement for School Entry 6th -12th Grade - For the 2013-2014 school year, all students entering, advancing or transferring into 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, or 12th grade in Illinois will be required to show proof of one dose of the Tdap vaccine (combined tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis) regardless of the interval since the last DTaP, DT, or Td dose. Note that this alters the previous requirement that only pertained to individuals entering 6th and 9th grade.

College Immunizations - If you are entering college, there are some highly recommended vaccinations you need to receive. Call today for the listing.

Adult Immunizations - Tdap, Hepatitis B and Flu Vaccine are the three immunizations we offer to adults. Cost may vary by vaccine. The Tetanus immunization is recommended every ten years. We also offer vaccinations for Hepatitis B and Pertussis. Call for an appointment. Walk-ins accepted.

Lead Poisoning Screening - All Illinois children entering pre-school, day care, and Kindergarten must have proof of a lead screening. We conduct lead screenings by appointment. The procedure is a simple finger stick blood test. Call for an appointment.

Blood Pressure - Free clinics to check blood pressure. No appointment is necessary. Education and handout materials will also be provided.

Illinois Breast and Cervical Cancer Program (Non-Insured / Under-Insured) - Through this program, women ages 35 through 64 years old may be eligible to receive a FREE Pelvic exam and Pap smear. Women ages 40-64 may be eligible for these tests plus a mammogram. These services are available to all residents if you have no insurance or can prove your insurance will not pay for these services. Call the health department at 217-773-2714 or Hancock County, the lead agency for the grant at 1-800-422-8218.
 
Lab Services - Lab services are available for anyone at a very competitive rate! All we need to perform the lab draw is your doctor’s order for the lab work. Results are usually back within the next day and are faxed to your doctor.

Travel Precautions - If you are traveling outside of the United States, a critical part of your planning is protecting your health. The CDC (Centers for Disease Control) recommends that travelers receive certin immunizations before traveling to many countries. Before you travel, have all the information you need to make an informed decision about immunizations. Contact Adams County Health Department for travel immunization needs.

BROWN COUNTY
PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT

120 E Main St.
Mt. Sterling, IL 62353

CONTACTS
Jerrod Welch, MPA
Administrator 
Phone: (217) 773-2714
Fax: (217) 773-2512