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OPENING GUIDELINES are available here: Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity
or, choose the applicable link for
personal care services (hair salons) or restaurants/bars.
While there are more guidelines for other industries, these are the most commonly requested.


If you have an emergency situation, seek the nearest emergency room,
contact your Health Care Provider, or call

The WIC office will be closed the week of May 18-22 for training for our new EBT system.
We will return messages as we can. We will reopen on May 26th, 2020, to resume our curbside service.
We ask and thank you for your patience as we learn and serve you with this new system.


What you need to know about Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)
Illinois Department of Public Health and
Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

Coles County COVID-19 Press Releases

May 12, 2020

May 11, 2020

April 11, 2020

April 10, 2020

April 8, 2020

First Confirmed Case of COVID-19 in Coles County


Executive Order from the Governor's Office

When you are sick with the flu, you risk missing work, missing school, and important life events. Get yourself and your family a flu vaccine now.

Information you can use NOW!

Recall Information

825 18th Street, Charleston, IL 61920
Phone: (217) 348-0530
Fax: (217) 348-5321  (217) 348-5322

Smoking is against the law indoors and within 15 feet of an entrance. Keep Illinois smoke free!
Report it! Call 866-973-4646 or go online at

Mission Statement

The mission of the Coles County Health Department is to provide quality
health services through prevention, education, health promotion and
protection efforts in a manner that promotes optimal health for the individual,
the community, and environment.
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Winter season is upon us and the flu is again a part of most of our lives.  Find out more about influenza or visit Hot Topics Page


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If you have an emergency situation, seek the nearest emergency room,
contact your Health Care Provider, or call 911.
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2020 Holiday Calendar

January 1 September 7
January 20 October 12
February 12 November 11
February 17 November 26
April 10 November 27
May 25 December 25
July 3  


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Last Updated: May 26, 2020

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