About Us

The mission of the Effingham County Health Department is to assure that high quality services and education in the area of public health, including personal and environmental health, are readily available and accessible to the residents of Effingham County.  It is the expectation of the Health Department to inform and educate the community regarding the allocation of Federal, State, and local resources for public health, along with proper policy, procedures, and compliance of public health requirements.  The Effingham County Health Department strives on a daily basis to ensure a high level of health and safety among residents and families for the betterment of the community.

The purpose of the Effingham County Health Department is to improve and protect the health of the residents of Effingham County.

Board of Health Members

Chris Balda, DMD Michael Williamson, PHD
Dan Niemerg Robert Einhorn, MD
Doug McCain Tina Rozene, MD
James Graham, MD Twila Orr, JD
Jennifer Dust, MD Vickie Bushur, APN
Marge Lancaster, RN  

Effingham Health Department

901 W. Virginia Ave., Effingham, Illinois 62401

(217) 342-9237

Monday - Friday
8:00am - 4:00pm

Jeff Workman, BS (Administrator) – jeffw@effcohealth.org

Administration

Clinical Services

Crystal Schutzbach – (217) 342-1137

HealthWorks

Judy Bierman – (217) 342-1131

Emergency Preparedness

Karen Feldkamp – (217) 342-1140

Environmental Health

Cindy Deters – (217) 342-1146

Maternal Child Health

Shawn Bourland – (217) 342-1130

Tobacco Prevention Services

Jordie Higgason – (618) 403-2111

Prevention Initiative Director

Samantha Weidner – (217) 342-1150

Judy Bierman

Judy Bierman

HealthWorks Coordinator

Cindy Deters

Cindy Deters

Environmental Health Coordinator

Beth Wise

Beth Wise

Effingham County Connections Coordinator

Samantha Weidner

Samantha Weidner

Prevention Initiative Director

Shawn Bourland

Shawn Bourland

WIC Coordinator

Disclaimer

The Author of this Web Site and the Effingham County Health Department strive for excellence and accuracy.  However, neither the Author nor the Effingham County Health Department shall assume any liability for the accuracy of the information provided at this site.

Effingham County Health Department

901 W. Virginia Ave, Effingham, IL 62401

Phone #: (217) 342-9237

NON-DISCRIMINATION STATEMENT

Effingham County Health Department does not discriminate in admission to programs or treatment of employment in programs or activities in compliance with the Illinois Human Rights Act; the U.S. Civil Rights Act; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act; the Age Discrimination Act; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act; the U.S. and Illinois Constitutions.  If you feel you have been discriminated against, you have a right to file a complaint with the Illinois Department on Aging, for information call 1-800-252-8966 (Voice and TDD), or contact, Civil Rights Coordinator, Illinois Department on Aging, 421 East Capitol Avenue, Springfield, Illinois 62471; telephone (217) 785-3356.

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, family/parental status, income derived from public assistance program, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA (not all bases apply to all programs).  Remedies and complaint filing deadlines vary by program or incident.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.) should contact the responsible Agency or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program discrimination complaint, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, AD-3027, found online at How to File a Program Discrimination Complaint and at any USDA office or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by: (1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; (2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or (3) email: program.intake@usda.gov.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

Spanish Version:

De acuerdo con la ley federal de derechos civiles y las regulaciones y políticas de derechos civiles del Departamento de Agricultura de EE. UU. (USDA), el USDA, sus agencias, oficinas y empleados, y las instituciones que participan o administran programas del USDA tienen prohibido discriminar por motivos de raza, color, origen nacional, religión, sexo, identidad de género (incluida la expresión de género), orientación sexual, discapacidad, edad, estado civil, estado familiar / parental, ingresos derivados de un programa de asistencia pública, creencias políticas o represalias o represalias por actividades anteriores de derechos civiles , en cualquier programa o actividad realizada o financiada por USDA (no todas las bases se aplican a todos los programas). Los plazos para la presentación de remedios y quejas varían según el programa o incidente.

Las personas con discapacidades que requieran medios alternativos de comunicación para la información del programa (por ejemplo, Braille, letra grande, cinta de audio, lenguaje de señas estadounidense, etc.) deben comunicarse con la agencia responsable o el Centro TARGET del USDA al (202) 720-2600 (voz y TTY). o comuníquese con el USDA a través del Servicio de retransmisión federal al (800) 877-8339. Además, la información del programa puede estar disponible en otros idiomas además del inglés.

Para presentar una queja por discriminación en el programa, complete el Formulario de queja por discriminación en el programa del USDA, AD-3027, que se encuentra en línea en Cómo presentar una queja por discriminación en el programa y en cualquier oficina del USDA o escriba una carta dirigida al USDA y proporcione en la carta toda la información. solicitado en el formulario. Para solicitar una copia del formulario de quejas, llame al (866) 632-9992. Envíe su formulario completo o carta al USDA por: (1) correo: Departamento de Agricultura de EE. UU., Oficina del Subsecretario de Derechos Civiles, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410; (2) fax: (202) 690-7442; o (3) correo electrónico: program.intake@usda.gov .

Esta institucion es un proveedor que ofrece igualdad de oportunidades.

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