Health Screenings: Provides screening services for blood pressure , blood sugar, Sexually Transmitted Infections, HIV, TB and tests for lead for age 6 and under. Call for specific times of various clinics.
Immunizations: Adults - Provides immunizations for flu, hepatitis A and B, Zostavax (shingles) for people over 60 years of age, and Gardasil (HPV) for women up to age 26. Clinics held at the agency as well as other sites throughout the community. Call for locations and times. Costs for immunizations vary; call for specific costs.
Vision: Lions Club Vision Program - Lions Clubs provide funding for free exams and eye glasses for those eligible through local providers. Applications and information are available through the CCCHD.
Cancer, Early Detection, Education and Prevention: Provides vaccine against human papillomavirus (Gardasil).
Grief Support: Bereavement visits are offered to all mothers and/or fathers who have experienced the loss of a baby from 20 weeks gestation to 2 years of age. The Public Health Nurse attempts to visit the bereaved parent(s) shortly after the death of the child. Visits may also be made after much time has elapsed, as life events may occur that reopen the family’s grief. The role of the Public Health Nurse is to allow parents an opportunity to talk about their loss and to provide them with a list of available support groups and reading materials to assist in working through this difficult time. Follow-up visits are scheduled as needed. The Medical Reserve Corps through the CCCHD has a mental health intervention team that responds to suicides to provide family support and resources and provides group crisis intervention for traumatic events in the community. Families may request that the MRC be activated through law enforcement or the coroner's office.
Contraception: Reproductive Life Planning; preconception care; contraceptives, including long term reversible; pregnancy and STD testing; Pap testing; Pelvic, Breast and Testicular exams and vaccine care. Accepting most insurance plans. Must bring ID and Insurance Card. No person will be turned away for inability to pay. Call for clinic hours.
Pregnancy Testing and Other Tests/Screening During Pregnancy: Provides pregnancy testing and testing for STIs/HIV/TB. Pregnancy testing is offered 8am-5pm M-F at the Early Childhood Division at 2685 E. High Street, Springfield. Confidential pregnancy testing is also available in your home by a home visitor from the Early Childhood Division.
Birthing and Post Delivery: WIC Division offers nutrition, breastfeeding support, referrals to lactation consultants if needed, and breast pumps to eligible mothers. See: CCCHD, WIC Division.
STI Testing and Treatment: Testing for gonorrhea, Chlamydia, herpes simplex I and II, HIV and syphilis. Confidential and anonymous HIV/STD testing. HIV only testing is also available through these clinics as well as other locations and times without fee. Please call for additional information regarding HIV only testing. Offers comprehensive physical exam, pelvic exam, testicular exam and PAP smears. Sexually transmitted infection testing and treatment. Education and counseling to determine appropriate birth control method including the Pill, Depo injections, Ring, Patch, IUDs, Implants, and Condoms. Hours: Thurs 8am-4:30pm by appointment; Walk-ins Monday 5-7 pm.
Home and Personal Safety: The Clark County Combined Health District (CCCHD) provides environmental assessments for asthma patients and their doctors to reduce the risk of acute asthma attacks, and promotes the Healthy Homes principles which are dry, clean, pest-free, safe, contaminant free, ventilated and maintained. The CCCHD also provides guidance and links to resources for radon gas and other home-based health issues. To arrange for an asthma related environmental assessment or learn more about the assessments and our other programs, call the CCCHD or visit the website. es.
Diabetes - Early Detection: Provides nursing services that include blood sugar checks.
Diabetes - Education and Prevention: Public Health Nurses offer consultation, education and referrals. Facilitates the Diabetes Coalition at their location on E. Home Road.
Diabetes - Support Groups and Services: The Clark/Champaign Diabetes Support Group meets the 2nd Thursday of the month from 6-7 pm at the Health District, 2nd Wed 6-7pm in New Carlisle, and 4th Mon 6-7 pm at Mercy Health Urbana Hospital, and is a joint effort of Mercy Health, Clark/Champaign Diabetes Association and the Clark County Combined Health District. Please call 390-5600 Ext 284 for more information.
Heart Disease - Early Detection: No appointment necessary. Walk in clinic offers blood pressure screening 3 days per week: M, W, F 7-11 am, noon-5 pm.