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In search of a Full or Part-time RN

Monday - Thursday 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

and Friday 8:00 a.m. - Noon

You must have an Illinois RN license.

Please bring your resume to HCHD at 208 West Elm Street, Gladstone

If you have any questions feel free to call Judy Avery (309) 627-2812

  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.

COVID & Flu Vaccine Clinics

Every Wednesday from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at the Health Department

We ask that you bring your Driver's License or State I.D. card and Insurance card if you have one.

All minor's need to be accompanied by their parent or guardian.

 

We offer Johnson & Johnson, Moderna and Pfizer vaccines 

For Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, a single vaccine booster dose is recommended greater than or equal to 6 months after completion of the primary series.

  

CDC recommends the following groups should receive booster:

  • people 65 years & older & residents in long-term care settings

  • people aged 50 - 64 years with underlying medical conditions.

Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) COVID-19 vaccine, a single vaccine booster dose is recommended for persons aged 18 years, greater than or equal to 2 months after receipt of initial vaccine dose

Pfizer-BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine, a single vaccine booster dose is recommended greater than or equal to 6 months after completion of the primary series.

CDC recommends the following groups should receive booster:

  • people 65 years & older & residents in long-term care settings

  • people aged 50 - 64 years with underlying medical conditions.

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!!