In compliance with the Illinois Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), notice is hereby given that the designated FOIA officer(s) for the Office of the Winnebago County Health Department is: Ryan Kerch. All requests for information regarding the Office of the Winnebago County Health Department under FOIA should be directed to the person above.
 
As required by FOIA, the following information regarding the Office of the Health Department is made available:
The purpose of the Office of the Health Department is to 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. The Health Department accomplishes all this with an annual budget of close to $13 million and a staff of nearly 150.
Business hours of the office are Monday through Friday, 8 am -  5 pm. FOIA requests may be filed in person during those hours, by mail or via e-mail. A response to the FOIA request will be provided to the requestor within five (5) business days from the day the office receives the request. Requests received by mail will be considered received on the business day the mail is received by the office. If a request is sent by e-mail during business hours on a business day, it will be considered being received on that day. If the e-mail is sent after business hours or on a non-business day, it will be considered received on the next business day. Saturdays, Sundays and legal holidays are not counted in the computation of the 5 day response period.

Freedom of Information Request Form

Any questions regarding this notice may be referred to Ryan Kerch, Lead FOIA Officer at 815-720-4347, or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Winnebago County Health Department
401 Division Street
Rockford, IL 61104

Mailing Address:
401 Division Street
PO Box 4009
Rockford, IL 61110-0509

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(815) 720-4000 Main Phone
(815) 720-4203 Fax