Jackson Co. Health Dept. up and running 5 days per week

Updated: Jun. 21, 2018 at 11:37 AM CDT
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JACKSON COUNTY, IL (KFVS) - The Jackson County Health Department will open on Monday, July 2 and will be open through Friday.

According to a release from the department, because the state budget impasse was over-ridden in July 2017, the agency under the direction of the Jackson County Board of Health has earned state funding, support from the Jackson County Board and expanded grants from non-governmental sources.

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The department is now on solid financial footing and can return to a five-day per week schedule according to the release.

All divisions will operate from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. Starting Tuesday, July 10.

The front building nursing clinic and WIC program will offer services until 5:30 p.m. every Tuesday.

For more information, check out the website at or call 618-684-3143.

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