Limited Hlth Dept Services 3-20-20 (COVID-19)

Due to COVID-19 Emergency Response Peoria  City/County Health Department is closed to the public. Limited services are available.  

Temporary guidelines to access limited services

Dental Clinic:

  • All routine exams and follow-up appointments are cancelled immediately.
  • For emergency dental services only, call for directions 309-679-6141.

WIC – Women, Infants and Children:

  • All appointments are cancelled immediately. Required education and certification will be completed by telephone
  • Food vouchers will be issued and delivered by certified mail. You will need to be home to sign for the food vouchers.
  • To sign up as a new WIC client, call 309-679-6076 to complete your application.
  • For changes to your food package or formula by your doctor, call 309-679-6076 for directions.
  • Your Breastfeeding Peer Counselor will be available by the telephone number provided to you.

Clinical services:

  • Immunizations closed. Call your medical provider for guidance.
  • STD Clinic current treatment patients by appointment only. Call 309-6796655.
  • STD testing closed. Call your medical provider for guidance.
  • Other limited services will be arranged by clinic staff. Clients will be called by telephone.
  • Heartland Health Services at Sheridan closed. Appointments are being provided at Heartland East Bluff.

Vital Records – birth and death certificates:

  • No walk-ins for copies of birth or death certificates. Peoria County Clerk at the Peoria County Courthouse issues certificates or order online at
  • Funeral Directors, not having the ability to print certificates, can notify Vital Records and pick up certificates during a specified time period each day.
  •     Funeral Directors call 309-679-6032.
  •  Vital Records will continue the registration of records for the government.

Lead Hazard Control Program:

  • Closed

Environmental Health:

Community meetings and Events:

  • Cancelled
  • The building will be open on 3-17-20 as a polling place for the elections.
  • Residents can follow signs to enter the building near the exit drive.
  • COVID-19 community response meetings will continue as scheduled or as notified.
  • Daily COVID-19 Press Briefings will continue as scheduled or as notified.