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Healthy people in a healthy community without health disparities

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.

HEALTH DEPARTMENT NEWS


Head Lice

Information regarding the treatment and prevention of head lice is available through Winnebago County Health Department. Non-prescription lice products are available for sale.
Locations
WCHD @
555 North Court Street
Rockford, IL 61103
 
Mailing Address:
401 Division Street
PO Box 4009
Rockford, IL 61110-0509
Eligibility
Any individual wanting to purchase lice treatment products at cost or in need of information for the treatment and prevention of lice.
Cost
Currently two products available for sale:
  • X-PEL(non pesticide shampoo with metal comb) - 6 oz.  $8.00   
  • RID(pesticide containing shampoo and small plasitc comb)-not recommended for children under 2 yrs. of age or pregnant women) - 4 oz  $7.00
  • LiceBGone(non-pesticide enzyme shampoo) Family Size 16oz for $15.00, Shower cap for $.50, Lice comb $2.00. (for best results, the manufacturer recommends the use of the shower cap, shampoo and the nit metal comb).
How do I get services?
Walk in during office hours
Monday-Friday from 8 AM - 5 PM
North Court Street - 4th Floor Intake
Hours
Monday-Friday
8 AM - 5 PM
Contact
Pediatrics
815-720-4370 (English) or 815-720-4163 (Spanish)