Public health nurses serve the community by providing nursing services in homes, in schools, at work, and in the Health Department.  Public Health Services provide assistance to families with problems related to communicable disease, maternal and child health problems, nutrition, and a host of services for the acute and chronically ill through both education and preventative measures.


Services offered through the Public Health division of the Greene County Health Department include:


  • All Kids Program

  • Breast & Cervical Cancer Program (Referrals)

  • Breastfeeding Peer Counselor Program

  • Community Health Services

  • Family Case Management

  • HIV/A.I.D.S. (Referrals)

  • Illinois Tobacco-Free Communities

  • Immunizations

  • Influenza / Pneumonia Vaccinations

  • International Travel Information

  • Jail Nursing Service

  • Lead Poisoning Prevention

  • Maternal and Child Health

  • Referral Resources

  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases

  • Vision and Hearing Screening

  • WIC Nutrition Program


Other Information and Resources:







  • Greene County Violence Prevention

Oasis Center - 1(800)244-1978

Crisis Center - 1(217)243-4357

Established February 24, 1969

Greene County Health Dept. is an Equal Opportunity Employer