Nursing Services2020-09-11T20:20:26+00:00

Our Nursing department provides many valuable services and programs for Edgar County. These services and programs include: Blood Pressure Screenings, Breastfeeding Education and Support, Car Seat Safety Education and Installation, Child and Adult Immunizations, Developmental Screenings, Family Case Management, Health Screenings (cholesterol, blood sugar, hemoglobin, complete blood count, etc.), Free Hep C / HIV Testing, Health Education Programs (Drugs, E-cigarettes, Handwashing/Hygiene, Oral Health, Safety, STDs, etc.), High-Risk Infant Follow-up, Home Visits, Lead Poisoning Prevention Program, Illinois Tobacco-Free Communities Program / Smoke-Free Illinois Act Compliance, Laboratory Testing, Lead Testing, Lice education, Nutrition Education, Pregnancy Testing, Smoking Cessation Guidance, STD Testing, TB Screenings and Tests, Vision and Hearing Screenings, WIC Program (Women, Infant, and Children), and the Women’s Health Clinic.

Also, we partner with many different Edgar County Organizations, such as: The REC School’s Out Program, the Learn to Run Program, and all Edgar County School districts. We are members of several Coalitions, including: Bee Well Coalition, Cancer Friendship Group, C.A.R.E., and the Edgar County Tobacco Coalition. We attend and present at multiple schools, parent advisory meetings, businesses, health fairs, parades, and events throughout Edgar County.

General Practice

Our Nursing staff includes (1) Director of Nursing, (1) Communicable Disease Nurse, (1) Health Educator, (1) WIC nurse, (1) Registered Dietician/Lactation Consultant, (1) Breastfeeding Peer Counselor, and (1) WIC Clerk.

Latest ECPHD Nursing News

Back to School Shot Clinic

ECPHD is hosting a Back to School Shot Clinic for those who are needing required immunizations to return to school. It will be held on August 9, 2021, from 1:00 - 6:00 PM @ the Edgar County Public Health Department. Please call 217-466-3571 for an appointment.   

Masks are required for entry to ECPHD

You must bring your own mask and wear it properly upon entry to the Edgar County Public Health Dept. If you do not bring a mask, we may not be able to see you for your appointment.

Nursing Services Available at ECPHD


Do I need an appointment?2020-07-16T17:20:20+00:00

For the majority of Nursing Services offered, you do not need to make an appointment. However, if you are restricted for time, we recommend making an appointment in advance to ensure you are in and out in a timely manner.

What services require an appointment?2020-07-16T17:20:50+00:00

Car Safety Seat Inspections and Education, Routine Childhood Immunizations (excluding Flu vaccine), Narcan Training, and WIC. Please call with any questions: 217-465-2212.

How do I make an appointment?2020-07-16T17:21:12+00:00

Please give us a call at 217-465-2212 or stop by at 502 Shaw Ave. Paris, Il 61944.

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