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About Us

The DeKalb County Health Department, a department of county government, was founded in 1968. The Health Department offers a full array of public health programs and is certified by the Illinois Department of Public Health.


To work with our community to prevent disease and injury, protect the environment and promote health.


A community where all can achieve optimal health where they live, work and play.

Public Announcements

2023 Annual Report

We are pleased to present our Fifty-Seventh Annual Report which highlights the ways in which the DeKalb County Health Department works each and every day to improve health outcomes in our community.

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2024 Electronics Recycling Event Schedule

The 2024 DeKalb County Health Department Electronics Recycling Events Schedule is here!

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COVID-19 Vaccine Availability

The DeKalb County Health Department is offering COVID-19 vaccines for adults and children (12 years and older) for a limited time only. Pediatric COVID-19 vaccines are also still available.

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The DeKalb County Health Department is currently offering free sharps disposal to DeKalb County residents.

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