OUR VISION AND MISSION
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
Radon Test Kits
Radon Test Kits are now available for $5.00 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:
FLU SHOTSINFLUENZA VACCINATIONS ARE HERE
Influenza vaccinations are available for $35 each on a walk-in basis on Mondays (10:30am-5:30pm), Wednesdays and Fridays (9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.). Clinic is closed every day for lunch from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
AFFORDABLE CARE ACT ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE
MCHD will continue to have In-Person Counselors on-site to assist with enrolling in health insurance through the Affordable Care Act. We offer assistance with both Marketplace Special Enrollment Periods and ACA Adult Medicaid. We recommend calling ahead to schedule an appointment but walk-in hours are available during regular business hours. If you are planning on walking in for an appointment, please bring the following: Social Security Number, policy number for any health insurance plan you have had within the last year, income information such as pay stubs, most recent tax return, etc (We need to estimate your income for 2014).
If you have any questions, or would like to schedule an appointment, please call (618) 296-6098.
To submit an application over the phone, please call the Get Covered Illinois Hotline at 866-311-1119. To apply online, please begin with the screening tool at www.getcoveredillinois.gov. For more information, please contact Kara Hughes, IPC Community Educator, at (618) 296-6098 or email at email@example.com.
RESOLVE TO BE READY IN 2014
Resolve to be Ready in 2014
Let us Resolve to be Ready in 2014. Consider making an emergency preparedness resolution this year and take these four important steps:
For more information and tools on how to meet these resolutions or other specific ideas how you can be prepared, visit www.ready.gov/prepared2014.
Other sites to help you to BE INFORMED AND PREPARE:
Community events and opportunities
Click the links below for information
about health-related events and opportunities.
Wondering what to do in Madison County to keep active and get your family moving?
Check out the MCPCH Obesity Reduction Committee's for ideas and locations:
FREE Activity/Resource Guide
activity resource guide (printable version)
Interactive map version:
CLINIC INFORMATION CLINICS are CLOSED for lunch from noon to 1 PM.
CLINICS are CLOSED for lunch from noon to 1 PM.
WALK-IN SCREENINGS FOR SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES ARE TUESDAYS FROM 1:00 PM TO 3:00 PM.
For individuals who prefer appointments, please call 692-8954, ext. 2 to schedule an appointment on Tuesday for any clinic service.