Address: 220 East High Street, Suite 102, Hennepin, IL 61327
Web Site URL: www.bpchd.org
Contact: Diana Rawlings, Public Health Administrator
The Putnam County Health department develops and administers programs and services that prevent disease, promote and protect the good health of our community.
The Putnam County Health Department provides a wide variety of services for the community including well and septic permitting and inspections, West Nile Virus surveillance, communicable disease surveillance, immunizations, blood pressure screenings, blood tests, free blood sugar screening, teen-parenting services, medical management of foster children, asthma education, health education, food sanitation managers classes, and tobacco cessation classes and patches. They also do pregnancy and TB testing. There are programs for schools to help their students live a healthy life and also for adolescent girls to acquire a healthier lifestyle. For colon cancer screening may obtain a kit for $5. Genetic counseling is also available. Women of ages 35 to 64 may be eligible for free screenings for breast cancer or cervical cancer. Women and their infants and children may receive food vouchers if eligible for the WIC program. Their Family Case Management Program can provide access to primary health care, help find a physician, find social services,and provide health education and financial assistance. The clinic also prepares the community for future natural disasters. Referrals to other agencies are also given. Eligibility requirements apply. Charges apply to immunizations and some blood tests. However, services are not denied if unable to pay. Office hours are 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM from Monday to Friday.
- Family Planning (Rape/Pregnancy/STDs)
- Health/Immunizations/Disease Support Organizations
- Teenage-Related Programs and Information
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