Whiteside County Health Department

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Whiteside County Health Department Details

Address, Phone Number, and Fax Number for Whiteside County Health Department, a Health Department, at W Lynn Blvd, Sterling IL.

Whiteside County Health Department
2350 W Lynn Blvd
Sterling, Illinois, 61081

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About the Whiteside County Health Department

The Whiteside County Health Department, located in Sterling, IL, monitors public health risks, coordinates Sterling 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 Whiteside County public records.

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

The Whiteside County Health Department tracks infectious diseases in Sterling 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 Sterling residents. As a public health resource, Whiteside County Health Department educates the public on Whiteside 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 Sterling Vital Records

The Health Department in Sterling manages public records, including birth records and death records. These include birth certificates for people born in Sterling and death certificates for people who passed away in Sterling. The office also provides Whiteside 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 Sterling, the Whiteside County Health Department enforces the health code by carrying out inspections, issuing licenses, and monitoring public health. In Whiteside County, local Health Departments work together to monitor public health and verify that Illinois health codes are followed.

Sterling Restaurant Inspections

In Sterling, the Health Department runs a food safety program to ensure Sterling 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. Sterling residents can look up food safety ratings, check for health code violations, and look up complaints through the Whiteside County Health Department.

Drinking Water Testing

The Health Department inspects and tests Sterling 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 Whiteside County Health Department

You may contact the Whiteside County Health Department by calling 815-625-3507, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Whiteside County Health Department, 2350 W Lynn Blvd, Sterling, Illinois, 61081.