Menard County Health Department

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Menard County Health Department Details

Address, Phone Number, Fax Number, and Hours for Menard County Health Department, a Health Department, at North 4th Street, Petersburg IL.

Menard County Health Department
1120 North 4th Street
Petersburg, Illinois, 62675
Mon-Thu 8:00 AM-4:30 PM

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About the Menard County Health Department

The Menard County Health Department, located in Petersburg, IL, monitors public health risks, coordinates Petersburg agencies responding to public health threats, and enforces Illinois public health standards. As a Department of Public Health (DPH), the department works to prevent the spread of diseases, promote healthy behaviors, and ensure a clean water supply. The Health Department also provides access to Menard County public records.

You may contact the Health Department for questions about:
  • Petersburg public health records
  • Petersburg restaurant inspection reports and grades
  • How to find Petersburg vital records
  • Illinois health codes and health code violations
  • Petersburg drinking water reports
Petersburg Disease Surveillance

The Menard County Health Department tracks infectious diseases in Petersburg to prevent and contain outbreaks. The Health Department also offers immunization clinics and resources to prevent infectious diseases like measles, flu, and pneumonia. In Illinois, Health Departments work together to inform the public about diseases and track infectious disease outbreaks. The department provides information on current outbreaks, the number of reported cases or hospitalizations, and educational resources on prevention.

Public Health Education

The Health Department also provides public health education resources for Petersburg residents. As a public health resource, Menard County Health Department educates the public on Menard County health concerns, which include chronic diseases, food borne illnesses, and injury prevention. The Health Department also provides information about hazardous household materials, environmental health, and healthy behaviors. They offer clinical services, including flu shot or immunization clinics, blood pressure screenings, and nutritional resources.

Find Petersburg Vital Records

The Health Department in Petersburg manages public records, including birth records and death records. These include birth certificates for people born in Petersburg and death certificates for people who passed away in Petersburg. The office also provides Menard County vital statistics, which the public can search for vital record information.

Enforcing Illinois Health Codes

The Illinois Health Department sets standards and reporting requirements through its health codes. In Petersburg, the Menard County Health Department enforces the health code by carrying out inspections, issuing licenses, and monitoring public health. In Menard County, local Health Departments work together to monitor public health and verify that Illinois health codes are followed.

Petersburg Restaurant Inspections

In Petersburg, the Health Department runs a food safety program to ensure Petersburg restaurants and food service establishments follow health regulations. The Health Department also conducts regular inspections and rates restaurants according to the food safety rating system. Petersburg residents can look up food safety ratings, check for health code violations, and look up complaints through the Menard County Health Department.

Drinking Water Testing

The Health Department inspects and tests Petersburg drinking water, including wells and septic systems. These inspections look for bacteria, harmful chemicals, and compounds that affect water systems. The department also issues permits for wells and septic systems.

Contact the Menard County Health Department

You may contact the Menard County Health Department by calling 217-632-2984, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Menard County Health Department, 1120 North 4th Street, Petersburg, Illinois, 62675.