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Lab Services
Anyone can use this lab service. A doctors order is required for all lab tests.
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Lab Services are available:
Monday-Thursday 7:30-11:30 a.m. By appointment only.

Lab tests are very affordable and results are usually back the next day.

We do labwork for other doctors. Just have your Doctor fax an order to us at 217-357-9067. We will have you in and out very quickly.

WIC (Women, Infants and Children)
This program provides food coupons for supplemental foods to assist in healthy nutrition for women, infants, and children up to 5 years old. Basic health screening and monitoring of child development is provided. Educational sessions on breastfeeding, nutrition, and development are also part of this program.

Pregnancy Testing and Counseling
Immediate results of the pregnancy test are available. The results are strictly confidential.  Counseling is available.  Call for an appointment.

STD (Sexually Transmitted Diseases) and HIV/AIDS testing and counseling
Our nurse practitioner will provide testing, treatment, and education regarding sexually transmitted diseases for both men and women. If you think you may have a STD or HIV/AIDS or have been with a partner who has a STD or HIV/AIDS, please call for an appointment. All calls and appointments are CONFIDENTIAL.

Child Immunizations
All required immunizations are available to county residents. The initial immunization series should be completed by age 2.  Booster shots are needed again after age 4. Clinics are held Thursdays from 8:15 -3:45 at the Health Department. Call for an appointment.

College Immunizations
If you are entering college, there are some highly recommended vaccinations you need to receive.  Call today for the listing.

Adult Immunizations
The Tetanus immunization is recommended every ten years. We also offer vaccinations for Hepatitis A and B, Mennengitis, HPV and Tdap.  Call for an appointment.

Lead Poisoning Screening
All Illinois children entering pre-school, day care, and Kindergarten must have proof of a lead screening. We conduct lead screenings by appointment. The procedure is either a written questionnaire or a simple fingerstick blood test. If necessary, a home visit is done.  Call for an appointment.

Travel Precautions
If you are traveling outside of the United States, there are vaccination recommendations for each part of the world. Call today to see what precautions you will need to prepare for before going on your trip.

Hancock County Diabetes Support Group
This group provides support and education for individuals who have diabetes, as well as their families or anyone with an interest in diabetes. The meetings are free and are held monthly at either the Hancock County Health Department or Memorial Hospital in Carthage. Please call for date, time, place, and more information.

Illinois Breast and Cervical Cancer Program
offers free breast and cervical cancer screenings to women between the ages of 35 and 64, who live in Adams, Brown, Hancock, Pike and Scott Counties, who have no health insurance, insurance that does not cover screenings or have a high deductible.  

Susan G. Komen
offers limited financial assistance for Breast Cancer patients and/or survivors who live in Hancock County.  Financial assistance examples include: gas cards, funds to purchase bras, wigs, turbans, co-pays for office visits or chemo treatments.

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