811 W. John Street, Yorkville, IL 60560
For 24/7 Mental or Public Health Emergencies, call 630-553-9100
Monday and Friday: 8:30am - 4:30pm   •   Tuesday - Thursday: 8:30am - 8pm

The Communicable Disease Program provides for the prompt investigation of communicable diseases (food-borne illness, sexually transmitted disease). This investigation includes surveillance of unusual clusters of disease which may indicate a public health hazard.

Assistance is provided for those infected, to access appropriate medical treatment, complete the treatment regimen, and prevent the spread of disease to others.


Novel Corona Virus in China

Key Points:
  • There is an ongoing outbreak of pneumonia first identified in Wuhan, China, caused by a novel (new) coronavirus.
  • Person-to-person spread is occurring, although it’s unclear how easily the virus spreads between people.
  • Preliminary information suggests that older adults and people with underlying health conditions may be at increased risk for severe disease from this virus.
  • Travelers to Wuhan, China, should avoid contact with sick people, animals (alive or dead), and animal markets.
  • Travelers from Wuhan to the United States, and other countries, may be asked questions about their health and travel history upon arrival.
  • The situation is evolving. This notice will be updated as more information becomes available

Visit the CDC Website for more information and updates.

TB testing and prevention:

Tuberculin (TB) skin testing and Direct Observation Therapy (DOT) is done to guarantee compliance of individuals with positive results to obtain medical treatment and maintain drug therapy as indicated.

TB testing is done on 1st, 3rd & 4th Tuesday between 5pm and 7pm on a walk-in basis.

School Health:

Communicable disease staff work with School Nurses to monitor disease among staff and students, assist with appropriate response to disease clusters, provide up to date information on infectious diseases, and promote the prevention of disease transmission.

Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Clinics:

Rush Copley Family Practice
2020 Ogden Avenue Suite 330, Aurora
To schedule an appointment or for more information call - (630) 444-3026

Greater Elgin Family Care Center
370 Summit Street, Elgin
To schedule an appointment or for more information call - (847) 608-1344

Visit the CDC website for more information on STDs and other Communicable Diseases.

Serving the Residents of Kendall County Since 1966
811 W. John Street, Yorkville, IL 60560   •   630-553-9100