Madison County Health Department
101 East Edwardsville Road
Wood River, Illinois 62095
Click here for driving directions.

Phone: (618) 692-8954 

  After Hours Emergency Number:           (618) 463-6957

Fax: (618) 692-8905

Administration Fax: (618) 296-7011

  Nursing Fax: (618) 251-9482





Healthy choices, people and places.  Healthy Madison County.

Our mission is to promote, protect, and assure conditions for optimal health through leadership, partnership, prevention and response. 

We believe in...

  • Being sensitive to cultural factors influencing health
  • Encouraging employees to pursue personal and professional growth
  • Delivering high quality services
  • Identifying and minimizing health disparities
  • Maintaining a qualified work force dedicated to fulfilling their roles
  • Providing programs necessary to promote and protect community
  • Sustaining partnerships and maintaining community collaborations       



Walk-in Flu Shot Clinic Hours

Mondays        10:00 AM-11:30 AM, 1:00 PM-5:30 PM
Wednesdays    8:30 AM-11:30 AM, 1:00 PM-4:00 PM
Fridays             8:30 AM-11:30 AM, 1:00 PM-4:00 PM

Walk-in Clinic Hours

Mondays        10:00 AM-11:30 AM, 1:00 PM-5:30 PM
Tuesdays         8:30 AM-11:30 AM, 1:00 PM-4:00 PM
Wednesdays    8:30 AM-11:30 AM, 1:00 PM-4:00 PM
Thursdays        No Clinic   
Fridays             8:30 AM-11:30 AM, 1:00 PM-4:00 PM

Clinic is closed daily from Noon - 1 PM for lunch. 

Clinic Tips:

  • Monday - later walk-in clinic hours with sign-ins until 5:30 PM
  • Tuesday - walk-in screenings for STDs are 1 PM to 3 PM
  • Tuesday - we offer appointments - call 692-8954, ext 2 to schedule any clinic service
  • Wednesday - clinics are not as busy
  • Thursday - NO CLINICS
  • DAILY - Clinic CLOSES from Noon - 1 PM for lunch


Volunteer Orientation Training

There is an opportunity for everyone to help!

Madison County Health Department encourages our community to be better prepared and we invite community members to join us in this effort.  One opportunity to get involved in preparedness in Madison County is to Become A Volunteer with our Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) You do not have to have any medical background to be an MRC Volunteer.  We are seeking people 18 years of age and older with a variety of backgrounds and interests to join the Madison County Medical Reserve Corps to help us if we should ever have an emergency here in Madison County.  Volunteers will learn about the Madison County Medical Reserve Corps, Public Health 101, Incident Command System, Strategic National Stockpile, and Family Preparedness.


Volunteer Orientation Training

Monday, March 23, 2015

5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Madison County Health Department

101 E. Edwardsville Road

Wood River, IL 62095


Advanced registration is required to attend the training. Seating is limited.  Registration deadline is Monday, March 16th.


To register, contact:

Cathy Paone

Madison County Medical Reserve Corps Volunteer Coordinator

(618) 296-6096

Click on these links to print the Volunteer Information Flyer and the Orientation Training Flyer.

To learn more about the Madison County Medical Reserve Corps, click here.



Radon Test Kits

Radon Test Kits are available for $5 each and may be picked up at the Health Department.  Staff members will assist you with the instructions on using the test kit, as well as, give you valuable information regarding Radon, Radon measurement and Radon mitigation. Additionally, should your Radon test results show a high level of Radon in your home, MCHD can provide you with a list of licensed Radon measurement professionals and licensed Radon mitigation professionals for follow-up.  For more information please call (618) 296-6079 or click on the link below:

Radon Information - MCHD


SNIP Dates in January 2015             

SNIP Alliance Spay and Neuter Clinic will be open four times in January.  They will continue monthly through March at the Bethalto Spay Clinic.  For more information, please click on the link.  SNIP Alliance Spay & Neuter Flyer


Ebola Virus Information

For information about Ebola, please review the information on our Personal Health Services page or visit the CDC's Website.


Madison County Youth Forum               

15th Madison County Youth Forum GEARING UP FOR HEALTH co-hosted by Madison County Youth Board and Eta Sigma Gamma-National Health Education Honor Society at SIUE was held on Monday, October 6, 2014 and focused on recommendations by teens from Madison County high schools on how to address nutrition and physical activity issues in Madison County.  ECTV 10 , the cable access channel for the Edwardsville area recorded the Youth Speak Out and will be aired on their station. Here are the Recommendations from the Youth Forum!  There were numerous ideas presented and most were very doable and affordable (or free!).  Take a look through them and see what you can do in your family, schools, and community to help improve lives as related to nutrition and physical activity.  2014 Madison County Youth Forum Recommendations