LocationRock Falls Office:
1300 W. 2nd St., Rock Falls, IL 61071-1005
815-626-2230 extension 3
Individuals must have a lab order from their provider for most labs and schedule an appointment on Monday, Wednesday, or Friday between 8:00am and 9:30am.
Cash, check and credit card payment ONLY.
To help keep this program cost effective, WCHD will not bill or assist in billing of any health insurance plan, nor can clients submit their labs to their insurance company.
To qualify, participants meet federal income guidelines and have medical and/or nutritional risks that the WIC foods may help improve. Supplemental WIC foods may include milk, eggs, cheese, tuna, carrots, dried beans, peas, peanut butter, cereal, juice, or iron-fortified infant formula.
Breastfeeding is a baby’s best start. WIC staff can also provide a breastfeeding peer counselor to help clients who are interested in starting or having trouble breastfeeding.
Childhood Immunization Schedule
WCHD COVID-19 Immunization Appointment Schedule
PrEP is short for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis, a once a day pill, which if taken correctly, can significantly reduce the likelihood of being infected with HIV. Studies have shown PrEP can reduce the risk of getting HIV from sex by about 99% and injection by more than 70% if taken as prescribed.
Who is PrEP for?
PrEP is for Everyone!
PrEP is for HIV negative individuals who want to prevent HIV.
PrEP may be right for you if you are negative for HIV and have had sex in the past 6 months and have not consistently used condoms, have had an STD, or have a partner with HIV. PrEP may also be right for you if you inject drugs and or share needles or other equipment to inject drugs with others.
How do I start PrEP?
Individuals who are interested in PrEP should talk with a healthcare provider to assess their risk of HIV and potential benefits and risks.
To get started, you can contact the Whiteside County Community Health Clinic at 815-626-2230 to make an appointment for a PrEP Consultation Visit.
What does PrEP Cost?
Most insurance plans and State Medicaid programs cover PrEP and there are several programs that provide PrEP for free or at reduced cost such as the Ready, Set, PrEP program, Co-pay Assistance Program and Illinois’ Prep4Illinois Program.
Your healthcare provider can review and help answer questions about these programs.
Together we can end HIV infection
77 Illinois Administrative Code 690) to report any suspected or confirmed cases of selected communicable disease to the Whiteside County Health Department. Communicable Disease Staff investigate and track all infectious disease, as required by Illinois Department of Public Health to help ensure individuals receive treatment and work with individuals to mitigate and stop the spread.
The IDPH Illinois Reportable Disease Poster lists reportable disease and timeframes providers have to report these illnesses to the local health department.
Confidential HIV and STD testing and counseling is offered to at risk people.
end the HIV epidemic in the United States.
The Illinois Breast and Cervical Cancer Program offers free mammograms, breast exams, pelvic exams and Pap tests for women ages 35-64 who are uninsured or underinsured. This program also includes case management and education. Call 815-626-2230 and choose option 3 and ask if we can help.
Click here to learn more about the Illinois Breast and Cervical Cancer Program
Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the agency (state or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.
To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: How to File a Complaint, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:
mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
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Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;
fax: (202) 690-7442; or
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
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