Vermilion County Health Department
LocationVermilion County Health Department
200 S. College Street, Suite A
Danville, IL 61832
Mailing AddressATTENTION: Stephen E. Laker, MS
Vermilion County Health Department
200 S. College Street
Danville, IL 61832
Telephone Numbers and Contact informationPhone: (217) 431-2662 Service, Intake, & Administration
Phone: (800) 243-2437 HIV/AIDS/STD Hotline
Fax: (217) 431-7483 Web Page: www.vchd.org
Operating Agency: Vermilion County Health Department (Public-County )
Person In Charge: Public Health Administrator : Stephen E. Laker, MS
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Fees: Services may be free or income-based and/or have requirements. Call for fee information.
Intake Process: Intake procedure varies. Call for information.
Service Area: Vermilion County, Illinois
Handicap Accessibility: Limited Access,
The mission of the Vermilion County Health Department is the improvement of the quality of life through disease prevention, health protection and health promotion programs designed to provide a healthier life and environment for all citizens of Vermilion County, Illinois. Environmental services (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org) * Environmental chemical control * Water pollution control * Building evaluations and building condemnation/demolition * House sewer permits * Recycling-including drop-off sites * Environmental hazards evaluation * Public health inspections * Lead testing * Home sanitation * Food sanitation - Including permits and inspections - Food Sanitation Classes - Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (ranks food service establishments) * Potable water supplies * Private sewage disposal * Vector prevention & pest control * Housing Program (home loan inspections) * Home loan inspections * Landfill inspection * Nuisance control * Lead poisoning prevention * Regulation of tanning facilities * Hazardous waste disposal problems/toxic waste accidents * Keep Vermilion County Beautiful volunteer community or organization designed to promote clean, litter free environment. Healthy Moms/Healthy Kids Case Management Program (e-mail: email@example.com) * Income based program for case management of pregnant and parenting women with infants up to the age of 1 or medically high risk children up to age 5 * Physician referrals * Immunizations * Home visits by a nurse * Referrals to other agencies for services * Pre-natal and childbirth education classes * KidCare enrollment * Medical card application (for pregnant women) * Well-child follow-up * Ill child referral * Lead screening * Developmental screening * Ante-partum depression screening * Healthworks (oversees healthcare for wards of the state) * Some medical financial assistance * Help obtaining a doctor * Well Baby Clinic (Hoopeston Office) * Developmental screening * Counseling referrals * Transportation for medical visits (Bus tokens) Family planning (email: firstname.lastname@example.org) *Confidential setting for reproductive healthcare services by appointment - supplies 8:00 AM-4:00 PM *Family Planning clinic appointments need to be scheduled *Free STD Clinic Tuesday & Friday 9:30 AM-11:00 AM - includes HIB testing *Adolescent STD Clinic during school year 2:30-4:00 PM (Tuesdays) *No appointment necessary - STD clinic is walk-in clinic *Other fees based on income - STD clinic free testing & Treatment: family planning based on income (sliding scale) *Free condoms Monday-Friday 8:00 AM-4:00 PM *Pregnancy testing - by appointment Monday & Wednesday 9:00-11:00 AM & 1:30-3:30 PM *STD and HIV testing *Birth control Family Planning Clinics by appointment Monday Wednesday & Thursday; evening appointments also available on Thursday *Birth control counseling *Pap Tests *Contraception *Pregnancy counseling *Women's Annual Exams *Supplies for established clients Monday & Wednesday 8:00 AM-4:00 PM; Thursday 8:00 AM-5:00 PM; Tuesday & Friday 11:00 AM-4:00 PM Services available at Hoopeston Clinic, 102 N. 1st Avenue Hoopeston, IL 1-800-510-6559 ext. 300; 1:30-6:30 PM on two Mondays per month. Hoopeston supply hours are Mondays 2:00 PM-4 PM only The following are requirements of the WIC program: (Income based-must meet federal U.S.D.A. guidelines) email: email@example.com Provides nutrition education and supplemental foods to pregnant and postpartum women and children up to age 5. Eligibility is determined by income and medical/nutritional risk through screening. * Nutrition and health risk assessment that includes height and weight measurements, hematocrit or hemoglobin, health history and diet assessment. All participants must be seen at the WIC site before eligibility can be determined. Re-evaluations and nutrition education are required for continued participation. The following information is required to be reviewed at the appointment: *birth certificate or hospital footprints for infants and/or children *proof of income (2 recent wage stubs, Public Aid card, income tax) *proof of address (rent receipt, utility bill, etc.) *proof of pregnancy (doctor's statement, pregnancy test from Family Planning) *Social Security Card *immunization records Women, Infants & Children Program (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org) *Nutrition education and counseling is mandatory for program participation *Linkages to other health and social service agencies are available Health Screenings and Diagnostics available - most require an appointment fees may vary. Call for information *STD screenings *TB Screening *HIV Screening - confidential Senior Services (e-mail: email@example.com) *Blood pressure screenings throughout the month *Diabetes screening *Cholesterol/Triglycerides screenings *Community Care Program (case management for seniors - evaluate the need to go into long term care or remain in their homes with additional services). This is available for citizens 65+. Qualifying individuals will have a homemaker come to their house to help with basic personal and household tasks. Also provide screening for anyone being admitted to a nursing home facility. Immunization: (email: firstname.lastname@example.org) *Childhood and adult immunizations *TB testing and follow-up *Immunization clinics are held twice each month - by appointment only. Call for information, or view the schedule online at vchd.org *Flu/pneumonia clinics held each fall - the cost is established each fall *Fees: $7.00/immunization-Medical cards accepted Healthy Families Illinois site. HFI provides help to parents in skill-building and creating parent/child bonds through home visits by Family Support Workers. Voluntary program for 1st and 2nd time parents who are pregnant or parenting a newborn. Not income-based. (e-mail: email@example.com) Vital Records. Provide copies of birth and death certificates. Initial birth record search and certified copy is $12.00 and death record is $14.00; subsequent requests for birth records is $2.00. Subsequent death certificates are $4.00. All Our Kids: Birth to 5 Network (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org) The All Our Kids Network is a county-based partnership that is committed to developing a high-quality, well-coordinated and easily assessable system of services. The partnership has developed a strategic plan to assess needs of very young children, link families to appropriate services, facilitate service coordination and identify service gaps. Healthy Child Care through Child Care Resources (email@example.com) Nurse consultant provides information/presentations to help parents and child care providers. Free child passenger safety seat checks are done by appointment on the 2nd Tuesday of each month. Call 431-2662 for information Emergency Planning and Preparedness coordinates community information about emergency preparation and planning efforts.