The purpose of the Marshall County Health Department is to protect and promote the health and wellness of all Marshall County, Illinois residents. The department carries out this purpose year-round by providing services focusing on four key areas: Wellness, Environmental Health, Emergency Preparedness, and Child & Family Health. Located in the Andy Placher Health Services Building in the city of Lacon, the Marshall County Health Department is open to the public Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., with the exception of holidays.
What Immunizations Does My Child Need?
The CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) provides updated immunization schedules on its website. Click here to view those schedules.
Starting October 1, 2013, Illinois consumers can shop for coverage on the Illinois Health Insurance Marketplace. They can apply for coverage on the Marketplace online; www.getcoveredillinois.gov or by phone 1 (866) 311-1119. Support will be available for Illinois residents every step of the way. The Marketplace is a website that will help you apply for coverage, compare insurance options, and enroll in the health coverage that is best for you and your family. You may also be eligible for financial help to reduce the cost of monthly premiums and medical expenses.
The enrollment period will be October 1, 2013 through March 31, 2014. During open enrollment, specially trained community members will be available to help you apply for and enroll in health insurance.
For more information visit or call the Marshall County Health Department and ask to speak with Susan at 309-246-8074.
For more information on preventing the spread of flu, click here.To get a flu shot, just come in to one of our regularly scheduled immunization clinics. The first Tuesday of the month from 10a - 12p or the third Tuesday of the month from 1-4p.
Everyone 6 months of age and older should get the flu vaccine!
Adults $30 / Children $10
Medicare Part B, Medicaid, All Kids, cash or check accepted