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.


Foodborne Illness E.Coli

E.Coli, a foodborne illness, has been reported in Winnebago County. If you have had abdominal cramps, watery or bloody diarrhea (3 or more loose stools in a 24 hour period), or vomiting any time on or after May 21, please call your healthcare provider.

View More E.Coli Information



Environmental Health Concerns

You can now submit your environmental health concerns online.

Send Your Concern


To report a disease or infection during please call 815-720-4050.

WCHD offers a variety of trainings. Currently, WCHD is focused on training the whole community on how to provide naloxone to save a life. WCHD is also looking to train food and beverage establishments on the new food code.

  • Naloxone Training
  • Food Code Training

To contact the Winnebago County Health Department after hours about a public health emergency, please call 815-720-4000.