COVID-19 Boosters

At this time the Moderna booster is not yet authorized. A 3rd dose is available for those who are immunocompromised. When the Moderna booster is available, we will let the public know. For more information about the COVID-19 Booster shot vs. the 3rd dose, click on Learn More.

WIC Services Still Availble

WIC services are still being completed by phone and are now using refillable cards. Call today to set up your appointment. For DeWitt County call 217-935-3427. For Piatt County call 217-762-7911.

COVID-19 Vaccinations Now Available

COVID-19 Vaccinations now available for ages 12 and up. Please call either office for an appointment. For DeWitt County call 217-935-3427. For Piatt County call 217-762-7911.

About

Welcome to Dewitt-Piatt County Health Department

Our goal is to provide essential public health services to the people of DeWitt-Piatt County. DPBHD is among the 69% of local public health agencies serving jurisdictions of less than 50,000 people.

We work to update you on what is happening in the world regarding different disease outbreaks so we as a community can be prepared.

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Our Health Services

What We Offer

Below are a few of our mostly commonly utilized health services. We serve both children and adults!

We accept most major insurances as well as Medicaid and the Managed Care Organizations affiliated with Medicaid such as Blue Cross Community, Aetna Better Health of Illinois, Meridian and Molina.

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Dental Services

Dental Services

The DeWitt/Piatt Community Dental Clinic. Services Include; Cleanings, Exams, Extractions, Fillings and Sealants.

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WIC Program

WIC Program

“WIC” provides nutrition assessment, counseling and supplemental food coupons for “at-risk” pregnant and post-partum women, infants and children up to age 5.

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Immunization

Immunization

We offer adult Hepatitis B vaccinations, booster shots for tetanus (Td or Tdap) and the Gardisil vaccine. We provide immunizations to kids through the federal Vaccines for Children (VFC) program.

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Essential Services of Public Health
How Public Health Works

Essential Services of Public Health

  • Monitor health status to identify community health problems.
  • Diagnose and investigate health problems and health hazards in the community.
  • Inform, educate, and empower people about health issues.
  • Mobilize community partnerships to identify and solve health problems.
  • Develop policies and plans that support individual and community health efforts.
  • Enforce laws and regulations that protect health and ensure safety.
  • Link people to needed personal health services and assure the provision of health care when otherwise unavailable.
  • Assure a competent public health and personal health care workforce.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness, accessibility and quality of personal and population-based health services.
  • Research new insights and innovative solutions to health problems.