Social Distancing Forces Hamilton County Health Department to Limit Hours, Services

MCLEANSBORO – The Hamilton County Health Department announced Tuesday that due to CDC recommendations for social distancing, the health department will have limited hours and services. They will not be accepting any walk-ins at this time.  

Officials says in order to protect their clients, staff and community, they will be offering WIC, Family Case Management and Immunizations Services by appointment, with only the patient or parent/guardian/child being allowed to enter the building for said appointments.

Please call 643-3522 and leave a message to cancel/schedule an appointment. Office voicemail will be checked daily.  

If you need immediate assistance with WIC, Family Case Management, or Immunizations, please call 383-1199.  

For Environmental Health and Emergency calls, call 599-9748 or 516-1784. 

For any questions regarding the Coronavirus, please call the IDPH COVID-19 Hotline at 1-800-889-3931 or email You can also go to the IDPH COVID-19 site at or the CDC at