Adult Health Services

Adult Health Screenings

The Moultrie County Health Department Adult Health Services program provides a variety of services to adults in clinic sites throughout Moultrie County.  These services include blood pressure monitoring, cholesterol and glucose screenings, as well as individual education and referral services for a variety of health concerns.

Communicable Disease Control

The Moultrie County Health Department works closely with the Illinois Department of Public Health, clients, and their physicians to facilitate reporting, investigation, education, referrals, and follow-up for individuals diagnosed or concerned with exposure to a communicable disease.  The Moultrie County Health Department also assists schools, area doctors, and other public entities with disease investigation, case contact, and follow-up to prevent the spread of communicable diseases. All services are confidential.

Health Education

The Moultrie County Health Department welcomes the opportunity to educate individuals as well as the public at large on pertinent health topics. Topics have been presented at health fairs, schools, community organizations, public events, and at the Moultrie County Health Department. Topics covered range from healthy pregnancy and breastfeeding, tobacco prevention and cessation, adult health, food safety, and environmental health.

The Moultrie County Health Department works routinely with the Illinois Department of Public Health, community members, and organizations to identify and address priority health concerns in Moultrie County.

Immunizations

The Moultrie County Health Department provides all required immunizations to children through the age of 18 years as required by the Illinois Department of Public Health and the CDC.  The Moultrie County Health Department also provides adult vaccines, including Influenza and Pneumonia Vaccines.  Immunization clinics are offered at the Moultrie County Health Department three times per month.  Individual appointments may be made if a client cannot be accommodated during routine clinics.

TB Surveillance and Testing

The Moultrie County Health Department provides health-related information, assessments and TB skin tests for the general population and individuals detained in the Moultrie County Jail.

Tobacco-Free Communities Effort

The Moultrie County Health Department encourages everyone to lead a tobacco-free life and reduce the harmful effects of tobacco, smokeless tobacco, and second-hand smoke. The Illinois Tobacco Quitline provides assistance to all individuals with tobacco use cessation.

Smoke-Free Illinois was initiated in 2008 by the State of Illinois and requires all public places to be free of second-hand smoke inside the building and within 15 feet of all entrances and exits.

Vision and Hearing Testing

Vision And Hearing Screening services provided through the Moultrie County Health Department are available to all pre-school & school-age children in Moultrie County.

Interpretation of results and referrals to medical providers are made for clients as appropriate.  Moultrie County Health Department staff are certified by the Illinois Department of Public Health in Vision and Hearing Screening.

WIC Farmer’s Market Program

The Moultrie County Health Department is pleased to announce the arrival of WIC Farmers Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) in Moultrie County!

The WIC FMNP was established by Congress in 1992, to provide fresh, unprepared, locally grown fruits and vegetables to WIC participants, and to expand the awareness, use of, and sales at farmers’ markets. Pregnant & Breastfeeding women and children one year and older who are certified to receive WIC program benefits or who are on a waiting list for WIC certification are eligible to participate in the WIC FMNP. A variety of fresh, nutritious, unprepared, locally grown fruits, vegetables, and herbs may be purchased with FMNP coupons.

Farmers Market Coupons will be distributed by the MCHD beginning July 1st, 2018, to all eligible WIC participants. Come to the Moultrie County Health Department and get your WIC- FMNP coupons to enjoy the fresh produce of Moultrie County all summer long! No appointment needed.