COVID-19 Booster Dose

Following commercialization of the COVID-19 vaccine, the DeWitt-Piatt Bi-County Health Department is recommending that those with private and public (Medicaid or Medicare) insurance, please contact their primary care physician or local pharmacy to schedule an appointment to receive the updated COVID-19 vaccine since we do not have the vaccine for the general public.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

We do have COVID-19 vaccines available for children on Medicaid or one of its Managed Care Companies such as Aetna Better Health, Blue Cross Community, Meridian, Molina, or YouthCare. Please call for an appointment.

Flu Vaccines

Flu vaccines are available. Accepted insurances include:
All forms of Illinois Medicaid for children and adults
Medicare Part B
State Employees and Retirees

Private Pay—$35 for regular dose; $90.00 for high dose

What To Do if You Are Sick or Test Positive for COVID-19?

Click on Learn More to find out what precautions to take as well as what treatment options are available for you or a family member.


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