811 W. John Street, Yorkville, IL 60560
For 24/7 Mental or Public Health Emergencies, call 630-553-9100
Mon 8:30am - 4:30pm  •  Tue - Thu 8:30am - 7:00pm  •  Fri 8:30am - 4:30pm

Coronavirus Disease Update for Kendall County

June 22, 2020

The Kendall County Health Department (KCHD) is reporting 949 cases of coronavirus (COVID-19), 660 in-recovery and deaths remain at 22.

Kendall County Health Department COVID-19 Data Dashboard

Kendall County Health Department COVID-19 Information Page

Are you a Foster Parent?

We can help. Healthworks oversees the maintenance of health care delivery for children in the legal care and custody of the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) and who are placed in substitute care families located in Kendall County.

Foster parents are responsible for:

  • Obtaining an initial health screening (If not completed before placement)
  • Selecting a primary care physician
  • Scheduling a comprehensive health evaluation within 21 days of temporary custody
  • Obtaining routine medical examinations, including immunizations
  • Taking children for follow-up medical appointments or referrals for further medical assessment, treatment or services
  • Informing the child's caseworker, of medical problems or the need for medical services, as they occur
  • Making the child's Health Passport available to all medical providers at at each health visit
  • Bringing the child's Health Passport to each Administrative Case Review

Foster parents must contact the Health Department as soon as a child in DCFS custody is placed in their home. The purpose of this call is to select a primary care physician in order to schedule a Comprehensive Health Evaluation. Foster parents can call the Kendall County Health Department (630) 553-9100 to obtain all healthcare referrals and additional supports.

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