The Wayne County Health Department is dedicated to working with individuals, other health care providers, community agencies and organizations, and the community at large--to monitor, guard, improve and protect health and safety in our community.
•Plan for Prevention Health Needs of Community: collect and assess community health data, develop policies and programs based on community need, and work with other providers to assure community health needs are being met.
•Monitor and Respond to Disease Outbreaks: collect information on all communicable disease cases and who their contacts are, to limit and prevent the spread of disease.
•Plan for and respond to a disaster or bioterrorism event in our community: work with other agencies and health care and emergency response professionals to plan for a unified response to disaster.
•Protect the Environment: inspect and license all food services, private sewage systems and private water sources.
•Provide Clinical Preventive Services: immunizations and screenings are provided with a focus on individuals undeserved by the private system.
•Provide prevention education to help individuals stay healthy.
•Assist targeted high risk groups in seeking medical and social services.
The Wayne County Health Department is working to improve health and safety in Wayne County.
Click below to review a copy of the Emergency Use Authorizations for the current approved Covid-19 vaccines:
Masks are required when entering the building. You can bring your own mask or one can be provided if needed.
See the flyer below for the
2021-2022 School Age
being held at
WCHD in July!
•Call 618-842-5166 for your Back to School Immunizations today!
•Do you wonder if you qualify for WIC & Family Case Management Services? Call 618-842-5166 x 101 to find out.
•We do TB Skin Testing on Mondays by appointment. TB Skin Tests are read on Thursdays, no appointment necessary.
•We do free Blood Pressure Checks on a walk-in basis. Come in and get yours checked today.
•Now offering Meningitis B vaccinations for college bound students ages 16-23. This vaccine is in addition to the standard Meningitis vaccines currently required. Call us to schedule an appointment and we will order it for you or your child ASAP!
•We have Pneumovax 23 and Prevnar 13 vaccinations available for Adults. Call today for an appointment.
•If you will be traveling outside of the United States at any time, please contact us to make sure that you have all of the necessary Travel Vaccinations like Typhoid, Yellow Fever, Tdap & Hepatitis.
•We are now capable of direct billing over 12 private insurance companies for preventative services! Click on the Immunizations Tab above to see if your insurance coverage is accepted.
Please click on the box below to print a copy of the Covid-19 Consent Form for WCHD. Please fill out the yellow highlighted sections and bring said completed form with you once you are eligible to receive the vaccine at one of our scheduled drive-thru clinics. If you have any insurance coverage, please have your insurance card(s) with you, along with your driver's license (or other identification card) and work ID (if applicable) at the time of vaccination to verify eligibility. Please note: You will not be charged or receive a bill for the allowed billable vaccination administration charge regardless if you have insurance or not. The vaccine itself is free of charge.
As vaccine demand slows and vaccine inventory increases, IDPH has authorized Illinois residents age 12 and older to be eligible for COVID-19 vaccinations effective immediately.
We currently have Moderna in our inventory for those 18 years and older. Call us at 618-842-5166 for your appointment!