About Us

On behalf of the Lee County Board of Health and Lee County Health Department (LCHD) employees, welcome to our website.  LCHD is a local health department certified through the Illinois Department of Public Health.  Established through a referendum by the citizens of Lee County, LCHD began providing community services in 1947.  Since then, our mission has been the promotion of health and wellness through a variety of programs and services designed to protect the health and safety of individuals residing in and visitors to Lee County.  Programming has evolved over the years to meet the changing needs of our communities. The department holds high standards for its employees in terms of professionalism, dedication, compassion, and providing the highest quality client-centered services.  The department staff works diligently to promote, prevent and protect and appreciates the opportunity to serve.  Please look through our website to learn more about the department, our services, and staff.  Each employee’s email address is listed on the site. Please contact us with any questions, concerns, or suggestions you may have.

-Cathy Ferguson, MPH, Administrator

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