Nursing


Immunizations

  • Provides immunizations for infants, school age children and adults.
  • TB testing.
  • Flu Shots
  • School physicals/work physicals (by appointment/call for fees)

Communicable Disease

  • Following IDPH guidelines, all re-portable diseases are investigated.
  • Click Here for a list of Re-portable Diseases
  • Cases are monitored and specific diagnostic services are offered.
  • Community education and surveillance provided

Lead Screening Program

  • Lead testing provided on children ages 6 months through 6 years. Children with elevated blood levels are case managed by a Registered Nurse. Counseling, education and referral services are offered.

Breast and Cervical Cancer Program

Screening Services Provided/Covered:

  • Clinical Breast Exam(CBE)
  • Pelvic Exam(PE)
  • Screening Mammogram
  • PAP Test

Eligibility Requirements:

Age:

  • 40-64 years old for CBE/Screening Mammogram
  • 35-64 years old for PE/Pap test

No Health Insurance
Women below the age of 40 with symptoms(i.e. breast lump) and/or
Women below the age of 35 with abnormal pap need case by case approval

Genetics Program

  • All abnormal newborn screening reported by IDPH is followed up for repeat testing, referral and education.
  • All failed newborn hearing testing reported by IDPH is followed up for repeat testing, referral and education.
  • All SIDS deaths reported by IDPH are followed.
  • A genetic screening tool is used to assess indicators of genetic disease-education and referrals on case by case basis.
  • Community education provided

School Based Health Centers

Located in two high school and one preschool, these clinics provide health care services and health education to students enrolled.

Three sites are:
Cahokia School Base Health Center
Monday – Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Cahokia High School
800 Range Lane
Cahokia, IL 62206
618-337-3117

East Side School Base Health Center
Monday – Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
East St Louis Senior High School
4901 State Street
East St Louis, IL 62205
618-482-4562

Vivian Adams Preschool Center
Monday – Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
501 N 10th Street
East St Louis, IL 62201
618-646-3296

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