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About Us 
Welcome to the Kane County Health Department’s Web site. We hope you find it informative. If you can’t find what you are looking for, please do not hesitate to contact us. We have listed our vision, mission and core values below, along with the 10 Essential Services of Public Health, all of which we use to guide us in our efforts to serve you.

The Health Department was formed in 1985 by resolution of the Kane County Board.

Phone: (630) 208-3801   Email:


Kane County Health Department provides services from its two locations:

1240 N. Highland Aurora
Aurora

  1240 N. Highland Ave., Aurora, IL 60506
   Aurora Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Elgin
  1750 Grandstand Place, Elgin, IL 60123
   Elgin Hours: Tuesdays, 9 AM to 12 Noon, All other hours by appointment

The Department is organized into three divisions:
The Division of Health Promotion, the Division of Disease Prevention and the Office of Community Health Resources.

Visit our Contact Us page for information about our staff

Watch a video about What Public Health Is  HERE
 
 
Our Vision 
Healthy Kane 2030 Vision:  Kane County residents are the healthiest in Illinois
 
Our Mission
In active partnership with our community, the Kane County Health Department improves the quality of life and well-being of all residents by developing and implementing local policies, systems, and services that protect and promote health, and prevent disease, injury and disability.
 
Our Core Values
We are committed to:

Service
…providing services to the individuals, families, businesses and communities of Kane County in a manner that always exceeds their expectations and contributes to good health…
Respect
…basing all of our interactions with our clients/customers, partners and co-workers on the highest regard for each individual…
Trust
…honoring the public’s trust and acting with integrity to sustain and build that relationship…
Quality
…providing our highest and best efforts in every aspect of our work and seeking ways to innovate and improve…
Teamwork
…sustaining a commitment to work together to overcome obstacles and achieve our mission.

 
Health Department Milestones
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10 Essentials of Public Health
     
  1.   Monitor health status and understand health issues facing the community.
2.   Protect people from health problems and health hazards.
3.   Give people the information they need to make healthy choices.
4.   Engage the community to identify and solve health problems.
5.   Develop public health policies and plans.
6.   Enforce public health laws and regulations.
7.   Help people receive health services.
8.   Maintain a competent public health workforce.
9.   Evaluate and improve programs and interventions.
10. Contribute to and apply the evidence base of public health.