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About the Edgar County Health Department

The Edgar County Public Health Department was formed by resolution by the Edgar County Board in  1994.  The Department operates under the guidance and direction of the Edgar County Board of Health.

We have a total staff of 20 people working diligently to provide services to the residents of Edgar  County.

Our staff consists of:

(3) Registered Nurses

(1) Part time Registered Nurse / Health Educator

(1) Part time Breastfeeding Peer Counselor

(1) Registered Dietician

(1) WIC Clerk

(1) WIC / FCM Receptionist

(2) Full time Environmental Health Inspectors

(1) Dentist

(1) Part time Dentist

(1) Hygienist

(1) Part time Hygienist

(3) Dental Assistants

(1) Health Educator / Assistant Administrator

(1) Administrator

(1) Custodian

Our programs include the following:

Health Education

WIC / Family Case Management

Farmers Market

Teen Pregnancy Prevention

Breastfeeding Peer Counseling

Car Seats

Communicable Disease – including HIV and Hep C testing

Lab Tests

Emergency Preparedness

Environmental Health – including food, well, & septic inspections

West Nile Virus

Tobacco Cessation

Dental Services ‐ including root canals and crowns

More than 5,200 people from Edgar County and the surrounding areas came to the Edgar County Public  Health Department in 2015 to take advantage of the many services we offer.  Come see what we can do for you!!

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