Welcome to our website!
McHenry County residents are touched every day by our services. Every time we eat in a restaurant, register our pets, build a well or septic system, need help for health care, or get our children vaccinated for school, the Health Department is involved to make us safer and healthier.
- TB control
- Chronic and Communicable disease control
- Hearing and vision screening for children
- STD/HIV testing and counseling
MCDH in Action
Highlighting some of the ways MCDH staff helps to fulfill our mission of working to prevent disease and promote health and safety for all people of McHenry County. Watch MCDH staff in action video clips here.
CDC Diabetes Prevention Program Overview
During this Overview Session participants will learn about prerequisites and expectations for attending classes. At the end of the Overview Session participants will have the chance to sign up for the Lifestyle Change Program.
The below overview classes will be held at the 620 Dakota Street in Crystal Lake (front of building). Please call 815-334-4580 or 815-334-4556 to make an appointment for one of the sessions below
Monday, June 24th 6:00 - 7:00 PM Wednesday, July 10th 6:00 - 7:00 PM
Wednesday, June 26th 6:00 - 7:00 PM Monday, July 15th 6:00 - 7:00 PM
Are you at risk for type 2 diabetes? Take the test in English or Spanish No Cost 6 Week Diabetes Self-Management Classes
Registration is open for Cary (Spanish speaking class).
Registration also open for English speaking classes in Harvard and Huntley.
Tomando Control de su Diabetes SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church April 23rd.
Take Charge of Your Diabetes St. Mary Catholic Church Huntley. Please call 815-334-4556 to register
Take Charge of Your Diabetes Glacial Park Ringwood Saturdays July 13 - August 17. Please call 815-334-4580 to register.
Influenza-like illness (ILI) activity in McHenry County is currently estimated to be moderate (ILI is used to estimate influenza activity and is defined as a fever ≥ 100°F AND new onset of cough and/or sore throat in the absence of a known cause other than influenza). To see the latest McHenry County flu surveillance report, please click here. To view past flu surveillance reports, please click here.
McHenry County Electronics Recycling
McHenry County Department of Health and Elgin Recycling will be hosting single day residential electronic recycling events on April 13, May 18, September 7 and October 19. For additional recycling times and locations, click here.
First Wednesday Wellness Screening
Make an online appointment for a First Wednesday Wellness Screening. Screenings are held at the Health Department in Woodstock unless otherwise indicated. The cost of screening is $25. More information is available by calling 815-334-4531.
May 1 , 2019, 9:00 - 11:00 AM
June 5, 2019, 1:00 - 3:00 PM
July 3, 2019, 9:00 - 11:00 AM
|August 7, 2019, 1:00 - 3:00 PM
September 4, 2019, 9:00 - 11:00 AM
October 2, 2019, 1:00 - 3:00 PM
November 6, 2019, 9:00 - 11:00 AM
December 4, 2019, 1:00 - 3:00 PM
View Food Inspection Reports
- Board of Health
- TB Board
- Retail Food Advisory Committee
- Environmental Health Advisory Committee
- Solid Waste Advisory Committee