Montgomery County Health Department
Hugh Satterlee

The Montgomery County Health Department (MCHD) is designated by the Illinois Department of Public Health as a certified local public health district in accordance with the Illinois Compiled Statutes, 55ILCS5/5-25012. It is managed by an eight-member Board of Health who is appointed by the Chairman of the Montgomery County Board. Each appointed member serves without compensation, and consists of at least two Board Certified Physicians, one Dentist, who are all licensed by the State of Illinois and who reside in Montgomery County. In addition, one member of the County Board is appointed to serve with all remaining members chosen to serve from the community at large.

The role of the Local County Health Department is the prevention of communicable or infectious diseases and the promotion of healthy lifestyles. To maintain certification of a local public health district, County Health Department's are required to provide at a minimum: Communicable Disease Control and Investigation, also Inspection and Enforcement of the Food Safety Codes, Private Sewage Codes and Potable Water Systems.

Primary services provided by MCHD are:

Public Health Services/Programs

Blood Pressure Screening
Breast and Cervical Cancer
Child and Adult Immunization
Community Care Program
Elder Abuse
Family Case Management
Health Education
Nursing and Home Health Service to qualified clients
WIC (Women, Infants, & Children) Supplemental Food &
Women's Health
Environmental Health Services/Programs
Food Establishment Inspections
Foodborne Illness Investigation
Nuisance Complaint Follow-up
Private Sewage System Permits and Inspections
Private Water Supply Permits and Inspections
Tanning Facilities Inspections
Water Well Sampling
Mental Health Services/ Programs
Alcohol & Substance Abuse
Case Management
Crisis Intervention
Domestic Violence
DUI Services
Outpatient Mental Health
Psychiatric Services
Psycho-Social Rehabilitation
Screening Assessment and Support Services for Youth
Substance Abuse Awareness Class

Montgomery County Health Department
11191 Illinois Rt 185
Hillsboro, IL 62049
Phone (217) 532-2001
Fax (217) 532-2089

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