Breast & Cervical Cancer Program
Montgomery County Health Department manages the Illinois Breast and Cervical Cancer Program in Greene County. The program is federally funded through a cooperative agreement between the Illinois Department of Public Health and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
For more information about the Illinois Breast and Cervical Cancer Program (IBCCP) go to www.cancerscreening.illinois.gov.
Diabetes is a disease in which the body does not produce or properly use insulin. Insulin is a hormone that is needed to convert sugar, starches and other food into energy needed for daily life. The cause of diabetes continues to be a mystery, although both genetics and environmental factors such as obesity and lack of exercise appear to play roles.
In order to determine whether or not a patient has pre-diabetes or diabetes, health care providers conduct a Fasting Plasma Glucose Test (FPG) or an Oral Glucose Tolerance Test (OGTT). Either test can be used to diagnose pre-diabetes or diabetes. The American Diabetes Association recommends the FPG because it is easier, faster, and less expensive to perform
With the FPG test, a fasting blood glucose level between 100 and 125 mb/dl signals pre-diabetes. A person with a fasting blood glucose level of 126 mg/dl or higher has diabetes.
Illinois Dept. of Human Services
Education and counseling are available. Referral for treatment is available. Investigation and follow-up is provided when needed.
Jersey County Family Community Resource Center
Illinois Department of Human Services
110 N. Jefferson Street
Jerseyville, IL 62052-1726
Information and resources can also be found on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Website at www.cdc.gov.
International Travel Information
Greene County Health Department provides vaccine information to citizens about travel to other countries. The information for required and recommended vaccines is provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (www.cdc.gov) and is based on destination, length of stay, and time of year. The nurses can provide additional information about the vaccines, i.e., how long it takes for the vaccine to become effective, the risks and benefits of the vaccine. Some of the required vaccinations are offered at Greene County Health Department. The nurses refer clients to other clinics for vaccinations not offered at Greene County Health Department. Other useful information about the destination, such as safety concerns and climate, is also provided.
Early Intervention/Local Interagency Council
The Early Intervention Program in Illinois is a collection of services for infants and toddlers and their families who have delays in development or who are at risk of developmental delays. The Early Intervention program supports and teaches families how to play with their children in ways that will help them learn essential skills.
West Central Child Care Connections
West Central Child Care Connection provides information about child care options, provides referrals to child care, education and training programs, and financial assistance for child care. A parent or family may be eligible for child care assistance if:
- You have a child (or children) under the age of 13
- Your family meets the income guidelines
- You (and your spouse) are working OR
- You (and your spouse) are attending a Department of Human Services training or education program
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
AIDS/HIV & STD HOTLINE: (800) 243-2437
AIDS / HIV/ STD TESTING SITES:
Adams County Health Department, Quincy – HIV Testing Only – 217-222-8440
Morgan County Health Department, Jacksonville – HIV/STD Testing – 217-245-5111
Coordinated Youth & Human Services, Granite City – AIDS/HIV Testing Only – 618-877-5110
Sangamon County Health Department, Springfield – AIDS/HIV/STD Testing – 217-595-3100
The Phoenix Center, Springfield – AIDS/HIV/STD Testing – 217-528-5253