Kane County Guide

A Guide to Services in Kane County

Full Resource Name:

Kane County Health Department - Aurora Public Health Center

1240 North Highland Avenue
Aurora, IL 60506

(630) 208-3801

www.kanehealth.com

Description:

The mission of the Kane County Health Department is to protect, promote, and improve the health of all residents of Kane County. Health promotion services focus on health education, health partnerships with other agencies to promote health awareness and knowledge and access to health care. Programs for children include AOK, All Our Kids birth to 5-years early childhood network; Fit for Kids , fitness campaign for children; prevention of infant mortality; access to vision, hearing and lead screenings; dental care; and prescriptions. Also, KCHAIN, a network of health providers who make medical care affordable and accessible to the under-served in the county. The county also coordinates efforts to provide health screening, referral, assessment, education, outreach and policy advocacy.
**HEALTH PROTECTION services include lead inspections and education, well/septic inspection and testing, restaurant inspections, complaint investigation, and pest management.
**DISEASE PROTECTION services include communicable disease surveillance, immunizations, influenza and tuberculosis (TB) prevention, treatment, and education. Other services focus on home visiting programs for high risk infants and for expectant mothers and fathers to prepare them for caring for an infant.
**COMMUNITY HEALTH resources focus on assessment and planning for county health needs, and emergency preparedness planning for all kinds of disasters.
**Offices located in Aurora and Elgin. See Related Resources for Elgin listing.

Primary Services:

General Information

Hours:

8:30 am-4:30 pm Monday-Friday

Intake Process:

Call or walk-in to one of the public health centers.

Program Fees:

None

Languages:

English and Spanish; All languages possible via interpreters

Eligibility:

Must be a Kane County resident.

Handicap Accessible?

Yes

Is Shelter?

No

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