What is Legionnaires' disease?


Vaccines are available for children and adults who have Medicaid or no insurance that covers vaccines. To find out if you or your child qualifies, please call 217-935-3427 for DeWitt County or 217-762-7911 for Piatt County.

Measles as well as many other communicable diseases can be prevented with a vaccine.

Dental Services

Did you know that pregnancy can affect your teeth?
Children of mothers who have high levels of untreated cavities or tooth loss are more than 3 times more likely to have cavities as a child.


Welcome to Dewitt-Piatt County Health Department

Our goal is to provide essential public health services to the people of DeWitt and Piatt Counties. DPBHD is among the 61% of local public health agencies serving jurisdictions of less than 50,000 people.

We work to update you on what is happening in the world regarding different disease outbreaks so as a community, together, we can be prepared.

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Our Health Services

What We Offer

Below are a few of our mostly commonly utilized health services. We serve both children and adults!

We accept most major insurances as well as Medicaid and the Managed Care Organizations affiliated with Medicaid such as Blue Cross Community, Aetna Better Health of Illinois, Meridian and Molina.

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Dental Services

Dental Services

The DeWitt-Piatt Bi-County Dental Clinic. Services Include; Cleanings, Exams, Extractions, Fillings and Sealants.

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WIC Program

WIC Program

WIC provides nutrition assessment, counseling and supplemental food EBT cards for qualified pregnant and post-partum women, infants and children up to age 5.

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We offer adult Hepatitis B vaccinations, booster shots for tetanus (Td or Tdap) and the Gardisil vaccine. We provide immunizations to children through the federal Vaccines for Children (VFC) program.

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Essential Services of Public Health
How Public Health Works

Essential Services of Public Health

  1. Assess and monitor population health status, factors that influence health, and community needs and assets
  2. Investigate, diagnose, and address health problems and hazards affecting the population
  3. Communicate effectively to inform and educate people about health, factors that influence it, and how to improve it
  4. Strengthen, support, and mobilize communities and partnerships to improve health
  5. Create, champion, and implement policies, plans, and laws that impact health
  6. Utilize legal and regulatory actions designed to improve and protect the public’s health
  7. Assure an effective system that enables equitable access to the individual services and care needed to be healthy
  8. Build and support a diverse and skilled public health workforce
  9. Improve and innovate public health functions through ongoing evaluation, research, and continuous quality improvement
  10. Build and maintain a strong organizational infrastructure for public health