|118 Cross Creek Boulevard, Salem IL 62881 p 618.548.3878 f 618.548.3866
1013 North Poplar, Centralia, IL 62801 p 618.532.6518 f 618.532.6543
Emergency Phone Number ONLY 618-322-3878
Office Hours: 8:00 am - 5:15 pm, Monday thru Friday
|Our Mission is to improve the quality of life for citizens in Marion County through preventing disease and preventative health maintenance.
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|This project was made possible by funds received
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Volunteers are needed to help specifically in the event of an emergency.
Non-first responders and individuals who are not already obligated as
an emergency volunteer with another entity are needed. The utilization
of volunteers is essential in preserving public health during an
emergency. Volunteers will be utilized to provide manpower or
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WIC does not require proof of citizenship
In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture
(USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and
employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are
prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability,
age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity
conducted or funded by USDA.
Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for
program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language,
etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits.
Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact
USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program
information may be made available in languages other than English.
To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program
Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at:
http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_ filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write
a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested
in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit
your completed form or letter to USDA by:
1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410
2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or
3) email: firstname.lastname@example.org
** This institution is an equal opportunity provider.**
In the Month of May, in observance of National Osteoporosis Month,
the health department is offering 25-Hydroxy Vitamin D blood test at a
reduced cost of $40!
After your mid 20's bone thinning is a natural process and cannot be
completely stopped. You can take steps to slow bone thinning and
prevent fractures by eating a nutritious diet rich in calcium,
maintaining an adequate supply of vitamin D, participating in regular
weight-bearing activity and avoiding smoking and limiting alcohol
consumption. Food is the best source of calcium, dietary products,
such as milk, yogurt, and cheese are the richest source of dietary