To report a public health emergency please call 911.

24 /7 Mental Health Crisis Hotline Number

Call or text - 988

or chat at 988lifeline.org/chat

For information on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) click here.

Flu vaccination clinics will be held every day. Clinic hours are 8:30 am to 3:30 pm. These are walk-in clinics, but if curbside service is needed it is available. Just call the Health Department when you arrive and say that you are there for a shot and you would like to stay in your vehicle. For any questions please call the Health Department Monday through Friday, 8am to 4pm, at 217-532-2001.

Pre-registration is NOT required at these clinics. Bring your insurance card if you have one.

If you would like to be vaccinated for COVID-19 please contact us. We will do our best to work with your schedule and get you vaccinated. We have two vaccines available -- Moderna and Pfizer. You can call us at 217-532-2001.

The Montgomery County Health Department is able to provide no-cost COVID-19 vaccines to adults without health insurance and adults whose insurance does not cover all COVID-19 vaccine costs. This program is provided through the CDC’s Bridge Access Program and will be available until December 31, 2024. This program is designed to remove patient barriers to COVID-19 vaccines.

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A special meeting of the Board of Health will be held on Wednesday, November 15, 2023 at 7:00 pm at the Health Department's main office located at 11191 Illinois Route 185 in Hillsboro. Click here to view the Agenda.

The next regular quarterly meeting of the Board of Health will be held on Tuesday, January 16, 2024 at 7:00 pm at the Health Department's satellite office located at 1357 E. Union Avenue in Litchfield.

Our Mission

"The Mission of the Montgomery County Health Department is to assure conditions for all residents of the County to be healthy - in the prevention of disease and the promotion of Health. The assessment of, and analysis of, health conditions, whereby local health policies are developed, shall accomplish this. Like a jigsaw puzzle, the Health Department is made up of many parts which fit together to give the services that help prevent disease and disability, prolong life, and assure a clean and healthy community."


Our Locations

Main Office - 11191 IL Rt. 185, Hillsboro, IL 62049

Phone: (217) 532-2001

Satellite Office - 317 West Union, Litchfield, IL 62056

Phone: (217) 324-3430


For Information on the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) click here.

Ebola Information - CDC

Ebola Information - IL Dept. of Public Health

Enterovirus Information - CDC

Enterovirus Information - IL Dept. of Public Health

For Norovirus information click here.