Our department is continuing to monitor the recent outbreak of Monkeypox in Illinois. 

For the most recent guidance and information about the outbreak, please click here.

Greene County Health Department has local responsibility for preventing and maintaining communicable disease control. This is done through disease surveillance, community education, outbreak response and by providing recommendations in controlling the spread of infectious diseases in Greene County.

The Greene County Health Department has participated in the Tri-County AIDS Task Force and its support, education, and promotion activities since its inception in 1990. During the last several years, the educational program MELD (Making Educated Life Decisions) has been presented to Junior High Students in the Tri-County area.

Greene Co Communicable Disease