Happenings

COVID 19 Vaccine Clinics in JULY

WALK IN ONLY - No Appointments

Johnson & Johnson vaccine and Moderna vaccine will be available

Wednesday, July 7th from 8 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Wednesday, July 14th from 8 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Wednesday, July 21st from 8 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Wednesday, July 28th from 8 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

The Health Department is currently looking for a part-time Billing & Coding Accounting Clerk for our Home Health & Hospice Department and Home Support billing and general accounting.

Part-time hours will range from 16 - 24 hours per week.

Apply in person @ 208 W Elm Street in Gladstone or email your resume to jennifer.hoogerwerf@hendcohealth.com

If you have nay questions call Angela Myers at 309-627-2812 ext. 241

MEDIA RELEASE: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  6/30/2021

 

Angela Myers, Henderson County Health Department Administrator, is pleased to announce that the agency  has received 100 tickets to Hurricane Harbor in Chicago or Rockford during the 2021 Season.   Up to four tickets per family will be available to parents who get their first vaccination of Moderna vaccine or to parents who get the Johnson and Johnson vaccine which requires just one shot.   Recipients will have to pay a parking fee unless they use public transportation.  Each ticket will be valid for one single day admission.  The tickets are available through a partnership between the Illinois Department of Health and Six Flags Great America.

 

Walk-In COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics are conducted every Wednesday morning from 8:00 to 9:00 a.m. at Henderson County Health Department at 208 West Elm Street in Gladstone, Illinois. The Moderna vaccine requires that recipients receive a second dose in 28 days.  Johnson and Johnson vaccine only requires one shot.  No pre-registration is needed for either brand of vaccine.  Residents will need to bring  photo identification and a Medicare, Medicaid, or insurance card for identification.  There is no cost for the vaccination.

 

Pfizer vaccine is available to youth ages 12 through 18.  A parent or guardian must be present.  Call 309-627-2812 to obtain more information about getting the Pfizer vaccine for youth.

 

Henderson County Health Department nurses will be at the Henderson County Fair in Stronghurst, Illinois on Wednesday, July 28th from 6:30 to 8:30 a.m. and on Thursday, July 29th from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. to give COVID-19 vaccinations.

 

Angela Myers, HCHD Administrator    

208 West Elm Street

Gladstone, IL 61437

PH: 309-627-2812, ext. 241

 

Submitted from desk of: Sharon K. Graham,

HCHD Public Health Emergency Preparedness Coordinator

MEDIA RELEASE: 6/29/2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

COVID-19 VACCINATION CLINICS FROM 8:00 – 9:00 A.M. EVERY WEDNESDAY AT HENDERSON COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT IN GLADSTONE, ILLINOIS

Walk-In COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics are conducted every Wednesday morning from 8:00 to 9:00 a.m. at Henderson County Health Department at 208 West Elm Street in Gladstone, Illinois. The Moderna vaccine requires that recipients receive a second dose in 28 days. Johnson and Johnson vaccine only requires one shot. No pre-registration is needed for either brand of vaccine.

Pfizer vaccine is available to youth ages 12 through 18. A parent or guardian must be present. Call 309-627-2812 to obtain more information about getting the Pfizer vaccine for youth.

Vaccinations will be administered on a first-come basis. Residents will need to bring photo

identification and a Medicare, Medicaid, or insurance card for identification. There is no cost for the vaccination.

Henderson County Health Department nurses will be at the Henderson County Fair in Stronghurst, Illinois on Wednesday, July 28th from 6:30 to 8:30 a.m. and on Thursday, July 29th from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. to give COVID-19 vaccinations.

  The food pantry at HCHD is open from 1-3 p.m. every Tuesday. Patrons must present proof of Henderson County residency with a document such as a utility bill, etc. Homemaking and Home Health clients who qualify for the program can ask for their homemaker or nurse to bring supplies to them. Please contact Babbie Porter at 309-627-2812, ext. 228.

W.I.C. Can Help!

WIC (Women, Infant & Children) is a special supplemental and educational nutrition program available throughout America. WIC's mission is to safeguard the health of low-income women, infants, and children up to age 5 who are at nutrition risk by providing health screenings, nutritious foods to supplement diets, education on breastfeeding and healthy eating, and referrals to health care. It is administered in Illinois by the Department of Human Services and funded by the United States Department of Agriculture.

Even if you or your family members are working it is often difficult to make ends meet. WIC can help! It targets the following low-income individuals who may be nutritionally at risk:

- Pregnant women (through pregnancy and up to 6 weeks after birth or after the pregnancy ends).

- Breastfeeding women (up to infant's 1st birthday)

- Non-breastfeeding postpartum women (up to 6 months after the birth of an infant or after pregnancy ends).

- Infants (up to 1st birthday)

- Children up to their 5th birthday

Call the Henderson County Health Department WIC Clinic and schedule and appointment today at 309-627-2812. Remember- WIC can help!!