For General COVID-19 Questions.
Call: 800-889-3931
Email: [email protected]

COVID-19 Guidance

*View the latest COVID-19 case data for McHenry County*



5/01/2020 Executive Order 
5/01/2020 May 1 Memo, McHenry County Department of Health
5/01/2020 Alternative Occupancy Restrictions for Essential Stores, Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity
5/01/2020 Workplace Health and Safety Guidance for Employees and Staff of Businesses


6/26/2020 Swimming Facility Guidance Phase 4


4/04/2020 Grocery Shopping Guidance to Thwart the Spread of COVID-19 - MCDH 
4/03/2020 Keeping Employees and Customers Safe During the COVID-19 Pandemic Flyer - IDPH 
4/02/2020 Guidance for Grocery Shopping 
3/31/2020 Recommended Guidance for Preventing Spread of COVID-19 in Grocery Stores


6/23/2020 Memo 2nd Extension of Health Permit Renewal Deadline 
6/23/2020 Memo Phase 4 Restaurant & Bar Establishment Safety Guidelines
6/23/2020 Restaurant & Bar Establishment Safety Guidelines
5/28/2020 Memo Example Staff Training to Enter Phase III
5/28/2020 Staff Training Phase III PDF  PowerPoint
5/25/2020 Outdoor Dining Memo
5/25/2020 DCEO Outdoor Dining Guidelines
5/22/2020 Phase 3 Restore Illinois Memo
5/15/2020 Prepare for Restore Illinois  
5/15/2020 Symptom Monitoring Report Form  
5/15/2020  Signs for Mask Usage -  Sign 1, Sign 2, Sign 3
5/15/2020  Signs for PPE -  Sign 1 Do's and Don'ts, Sign 2 PPE Safety
5/15/2020  Additional Resources  
3/24/2020 Extension of Deadline to Submit Annual Health Permit 
3/19/2020 Guidance for Food Service - IDPH 
3/19/2020 Guidance for Food Establishments that are completely closed - IDPH 
3/19/2020 Enforcement Order - IDPH 
3/17/2020 Executive Order for Restaurants and Bars by Governor JB Pritzker 
3/17/2020 Memo to McHenry County Food Establishments updated   
3/17/2020 FAQ's for Restaurants & Bars Executive Order

 Immunization Clinics Limited

To make certain we are doing our part to practice social distancing, but continue to provide needed vaccines to the most vulnerable, we have adjusted how we operate our immunization clinics. We are limiting vaccine clinics to provide vaccines to infants and those behind on their immunization schedule. We are unable to serve you if you are ill or bring along someone who is ill. Please continue to call 815-334-4500 to schedule or reschedule appointments.


Online Payments & Permit Applications

Birth Certificate RequestsNew

Death Certificate RequestsNew

Annual Food Health Permit Renewal 

Temporary Food Establishment Application 
Required to operate a category 1 or 2 temporary food establishment.

Payments for Miscellaneous Services - Invoices, Radon Kits - New 

For recycling times and locations, click here.

Diabetes Education, Classes, and Wellness Screening

Wellness screenings are scheduled for the first Wednesday of each month. Additional screenings are scheduled throughout McHenry County. Information is available by calling 815-334-4531.

Educational Pre-Diabetes and diabetes classes are periodically scheduled at locations throughout McHenry County. Information is available by calling 815-334-4531. 

Diabetes Prevention Program Proven Lifestyle Change class is a year long class with trained coaches who will encourage healthy lifestyle changes.

View food inspection reports

View Food Facility Inspection Reports online.

Smoke-Free Illinois 

Illinois law prohibits smoking in public places. File a complaint by calling IDPH on the toll-free complaint line at 866-973-4646 (TTY 800-547-0466, hearing impaired use only) or online at

If you are interested in quitting smoking, click here for a“Quit Kit” that may help you kick the habit!

Meeting Information

Board of Health
TB Board
Retail Food Advisory Committee
Environmental Health Advisory Committee
Solid Waste Advisory Committee



MCDH Main Office
667 Ware Road, Woodstock, IL  60098
Phone: 815.334.4510
Fax: 815.334.4635
After Hours: 815.344.7421
Email: [email protected]
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