Spring into a healthier lifestyle! Join us for a FREE Community Health Fair on Thursday, April 9th from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Grace United Methodist Church. We’ll have free health screenings including blood pressure, cholesterol, BMI, spirometry, and many others. We’ll also have key speakers about probiotics, healthy eating, mental health, and more. Please join us April 9th from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Grace United Methodist Church. For more information, call 423-6988. Brought to you by the Decatur Health Coalition. (There are also vendor spaces still available; call to obtain more information about exhibiting at this event.)
There are currently no cases of Measles in Macon County. However, we remain informed about the status of Measles in Illinois and are prepared to follow Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) recommendations to protect the community if any cases did occur in our community. If you have questions about Measles, the safety of the MMR vaccination, and/or obtaining vaccinations, please click here or call us at (217) 423-6988 ext: 1317.
Do you have Medicare? Do you need help with prescription drug costs, premiums, deductibles, or coinsurance? Help is available! Medicare Enrollment Events are being held now throughout Macon County. Medicare benefit counselors will be available to assist seniors with enrolling in Low Income Subsidy and Medicare Savings Programs. For more information and/or to make an appointment, please call Sally at (217) 423-6550. To view a list of all event locations and dates, please click here.
The Macon County Health Department (MCHD) has confirmed two cases of tuberculosis (TB) in Macon County adult residents. Click here for more information.
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There are no cases of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in Macon County or Illinois. However, Macon County public health and medical systems personnel along with other community partners have been working and continue to work to ensure that Ebola preparedness measures are in place in the event of the spread of EVD to our county. We will continue to work with our partners to update our Ebola preparedness plan and will keep the public informed of any updates as soon as possible. If you have any questions about Ebola, visit IDPH’s recently updated Frequently Asked Questions by clicking here, and/or view general information online from credible sources by clicking here.