Madison County Health Department
101 East Edwardsville Road
Wood River, Illinois 62095
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Phone: (618) 692-8954
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       


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:

Radon Information - MCHD




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.

Live Influenza Vaccine Information Sheet (VIS)

Inactivated Influenza Vaccine Information Sheet (VIS)



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 For more information, please contact Kara Hughes, IPC Community Educator, at (618) 296-6098 or email at