Nursing Services

Nursing Services 

 
 
 
The Logan County Department of Public Health offers a variety of clinic services for people of all ages.

 

Blood pressure screening

Education is provided at the time of visit.  You may bring in your home blood pressure kits to check against the Health Department's unit to assure accuracy.

Immunizations for adults, children and most travel shots

Infant shots, school shots and adult shots are provided.  This includes flu shots for adults and children as well as intranasal flu vaccine for children.

TB skin tests and TB assessments

TB assessments are done through the age of 18 years unless the individual is high risk or the test (needle stick) is required by the employer or physician. 

               Available Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday 
 

Foreign travel consultations

Provide us with your destination and date of departure and we will contact the State Health Department for a detailed itinerary of immunizations required, Embassy location, and areas of crime.

Head lice checks

Nurses will check heads for lice and residual nits (eggs).

Injections

B12 is brought in for nurses to inject.  A doctor's order is required.

Oral medication set-up

Medications are brought in with plastic medication weekly set-up trays and set-up for up to a 2 week period.  A doctor's order is required.

Insulin syringe pre-fill

With a doctor's order, insulin syringes can be pre-filled for a two week period.

Topical fluoride varnish for children

Children ages 6 months through two years are eligible for this fluoride treatment to prevent cavities.  After two years the child is followed by a dentist.

Testing and treatment for Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) including Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Hepatitis C

Counseling, education, and testing (blood and urine) is done.  Treatment is provided for confirmed infections.

Lab services

A finger stick blood sample can test for hemoglobin levels (anemia) and blood sugar levels.  Lead levels in children are checked with a finger stick blood sample. Urine samples check for pregnancy. 


Chronic Health 

  • Screening and monitoring of high blood pressure, anemia, and diabetes 

  • Health supervision and counseling

  • Vision and hearing screening 

Vision screenings are provided for children 3 to 18 years of age. Screenings can be done for all grades except the initial eye exam for kindergarten. Kindergarten exams must be done at the eye doctor to meet school requirements.

Hearing screenings are provided for children birth to 18 years of age. We offer newborn screenings and screenings for older children. Appointments are required for these services. Please call 217-735-2317 for more information or to schedule an appointment.

 


Communicable Disease

  •  Follow-up to prevent spread of contagious or sexually transmitted diseases

  • Annonymous HIV/AIDS testing, Hepatitis C testing and counseling

  • Flu, pneumonia, and foreign travel immunizations  

  • Tuberculosis services including: chest x-rays, medication, TB skin tests, and physician referral.

  • Hepatitis B vaccination 

 

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