Nursing ServicesThe 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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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