Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID19)

Take steps to protect yourself

Clean your hands often

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds especially after you have been in a public place, or after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.
  • If soap and water are not readily available, use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol. Cover all surfaces of your hands and rub them together until they feel dry.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.

Avoid close contact

For more information on the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID19), please visit the following links:

Family Case Management

Who can receive Family Case Management services?

  • Are you pregnant?
  • Do you have a child under age 1?
  • Are you on Medicaid?
  • Are you part of a low-income family?

The Family Case Management program can help you:

  • Find a doctor for your prenatal care to make sure you have a healthy baby
  • Find a doctor for your children’s care
  • Understand proper nutrition for you and your child
  • Understand the stages of your child’s development

The Family Case Management program can also help you get other kinds of assistance:

  • WIC
  • Family Planning
  • Health Education
  • Child Care
  • Immunizations
  • All Kids (Health Insurance)

Home Health

A Skilled Nursing Care program offers home visits made by RN’s LPN’s, and Licensed Social Workers, under a physician’s direction. We also offer teaching and supportive care for families and patients with various illnesses. Physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy and are also available.

Home Health Services:
State licensed, Medicare certified provider serving Gallatin, Hardin, Hamilton, Pope, Saline and White counties in Illinois and is located in Harrisburg (Saline). Contact 618-383-1261 TTY 618-384-5811.


Services offered to infants, children, and adults:

  • VFC – (Vaccine for Children program) for children 2 mos – 18 years, who meet qualifications
  • Private stock vaccines

We are able to bill most insurances.

No appointment needed (Please bring current shot record and insurance card)

Call to find out more information about the immunization program

IPLAN- Illinois Project for Local Assessment of Needs

What is IPLAN?

The Illinois Project for Local Assessment of Needs (IPLAN) is a community health assessment and planning process that is conducted every five years by local health jurisdictions in Illinois. Based on the Assessment Protocol for Excellence in Public Health (APEX-PH) model, IPLAN is grounded in the core functions of public health and addresses public health practice standards. The completion of IPLAN fulfills most of the requirements for Local Health Department certification under Illinois Administrative Code Section 600.400: Certified Local Health Department Code Public Health Practice Standards. The essential elements of IPLAN are:

  1. an organizational capacity assessment;
  2. a community health needs assessment; and
  3. a community health plan, focusing on a minimum of three priority health problems.

Nursing Services

  • WIC (Women, Infants, and Children
  • Family Case Management
  • Immunizations
  • Lead Testing
  • Genetics/Newborn Screening Program


Eldorado and Carmi Offices

Monday: 8 am – 4 pm
Tuesday: 8 am – 4 pm
Wednesday: 8 am – 4 pm
Thursday: 8 am – 6 pm
Friday: 8 am – 12 pm
Closed 12 – 1 pm for lunch each day
Holiday Weeks Open 8 am – 4 pm Daily

Shawneetown Office

Wednesdays: 8 am – 4 pm

Tuberculosis (TB)

TB skin testing is done at each public health clinic. EHD nurses investigate contacts of all active cases. EHD offers a range of services including physician referrals, and obtaining sputum specimens. Nurses at each of our county offices can help you receive the testing and treatment needed.

TB Tests are given:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday
Hours: 8am-11:30 and 1 pm-3:30pm.
No TB tests are given on Thursdays.
Please call for appointment.
273-3326 Ext. 2171

Wic (Women, Infants and Children)

WIC is a food assistance program for Women, Infants, and Children. This program helps pregnant women, new mothers and young children eat well and stay healthy.

​Who can receive these services?

Women and their children who are:

  • Pregnant, breastfeeding or just had a baby
  • Infants and children under 5 years old (including foster children)
  • Families with a low to medium income

What services are offered?

WIC can provide:

  • Special checks to buy health foods – like milk, juice, eggs, cheese, cereal, dry beans or peas, and peanut butter
  • Information about nutrition and health to help you and your family eat well and be healthy
  • Information and help about breastfeeding
  • Help in finding health care and other services in your area

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at:, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

(1) mail:U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;
(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or
(3) email:
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.