Winnebago County Health Department

As your health department, we offer a variety of wellness and
environmental health services to all Winnebago County residents.
For your good health and that of our community, we provide numerous programs focused
on wellness promotion throughout each life stage, injury and violence prevention,
disease prevention, disaster preparedness and response and environmental safety.



 Holiday Closure
The Winnebago County Health Department will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, November 27, and Friday, November 28, 2014. The Department will re-open on at 8:00 am on Monday, December 1, 2014. To reach the Department after-hours please call 815-70-4000.

Warming Centers for Winnebago and Boone Counties
The City of Rockford Human Services Department, a Community Action Agency, announces the availability of warming centers in Winnebago and Boone counties during the 2014-2015 winter season.

Ebola Information Page

 Enterovirus Information

Winnebago County Health Department - Health Alert 9/11/14
Winnebago County Health Department Enterovirus Fact Sheet 
Community Sees Increase in Children with Rhinovirus 
Enterovirus D68 - CDC 
Entrerovirus News Release and FAQ's - Illinois Department of Public Health


Raw Milk Information

 Raw Milk Fact Sheet

Illinois Medical Cannabis Program - Information Resources
Illinois Department of Public Health
Division of Medical Cannabis
535 West Jefferson Street, Springfield, Illinois  62761-0001
Toll-free: (855) 636-3688 
Websites:, or
Frequently Asked Questions

Winnebago County Receives Gold Recognition by the Illinois Department of Public Health "Illinois Healthy Worksite Designation"

After Hours Emergency Contact
To contact the Winnebago County Health Department after hours for please call 815-720-4000.