Services & Programs

Ford County Public Health Department (FCPHD) is the county health department for Ford County and provides comprehensive health services and programs to the community through a workforce of 10 public health professionals – all dedicated to improving the health and well-being of Ford County residents and the communities in which they live, learn, work, worship, and play. To learn more about the services and programs we offer, please click on the service descriptions below, or contact our office by calling (217) 379-9281, or emailing

Environmental Health

Well and Septic Program Enforces regulations governing the installation and/or sealing of private well and installation of sewage systems. Environmental Health Services is …
Food Sanitation Program The Food Sanitation Program protects every individual consuming food in Ford County from foodborne illness by enforcing the Ford County …
Radon Program Encourages Ford County residents to check radon levels of their home by offering free radon test kits. 
West Nile Program Surveys mosquito pools and collects/submits dead birds to monitor the presence of West Nile Virus in Ford County. 
Emergency Preparedness & Response Program Ford County Public Health Department’s Emergency Preparedness and Response Program supports Ford County’s ability to respond to expected, unexpected, …
Illinois Liquor Control The Illinois Liquor Control Commission (ILCC) protects the health and safety of the public through careful oversight of the manufacture, distribution …
  • Agency on Aging
  • Community Care Coordination
  • DHS
  • CDC
  • Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services