McHenry County Department of Health - Nursing
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The Public Health Nursing Division focuses on promoting the health and safety of the community. By providing a variety of services focused on education, prevention, health screenings,  clinic services, and home visits; all of our citizens are able to have access to high quality and efficient services. 

Program Areas

Breast & Cervical Cancer Screening
Illinois Breast and Cervical Cancer Program (IBCCP) provides screening mammograms and Pap tests for women…

Clinic Services
A variety of clinics are offered including immunization clinics, lead assessment and testing, STI testing...

Communicable Disease Program
Services help to assure the health of the county through surveillance, investigation, prevention and reporting of infectious...

Community Health/Education Services
Programs include tobacco use prevention, women’s health activities focusing on early detection of diseases, cardiovascular...

Maternal Child Health Services
Services include programs (WIC, High Risk Infant Case Management, All Kids) with the emphasis on improving the health and birth outcomes...

 Harvard WIC services have been discontinued as of 5/16/19

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Notice of Privacy Practices [PDF]

Noticia de las Practicas Privadas [PDF]

Name Title Program Phone Email
Susan L. Karras Director of Nursing
815-334-4530 [email protected] 
Jennifer C. Schorsch Assistant Director of Nursing
815-334-4297 [email protected] 
Ryan Sachs Epidemiologist
815-334-0275 [email protected]
Kathryn Eichmann Admin Specialist II   815-334-4528 [email protected]
Danielle G. Burck Comm Disease Prog Coord CD 815-334-4850 [email protected] 
Dominic R. Cannata Health Educator CD 815-334-4847 [email protected] 
Erica P. Hunter Public Health Nurse CD 815-334-4802 [email protected]
Jessica L. Joyce Public Health Nurse CD 815-334-4846 [email protected]
Leticia Magana
Admin Specialist I
CD 815-334-4921 [email protected] 
Angelica Perez Admin Specialist I CD 815-334-5060 [email protected] 
Connie Montana
Admin Specialist I
CD 815-334-4506
[email protected]
Bernadette Namatovu
Public Health Nurse
CD 815-334-4522
[email protected]
Angelica Perez  Admin Specialist I
CD 815-334-5060 [email protected]
Katherine L. Urbanus-Bernero
Public Health Nurse CD 815-334-4845 [email protected]
Sandra A. Garcia Admin Specialist I
TB 815-334-4922 [email protected]
Amanda C. Kurka Public Health Nurse TB 815-334-4802 [email protected] 
Valerie Y. Sarabia Admin Specialist I CD 815-334-4843 [email protected]
Faith L. Schoen Public Health Nurse CD/TB 815-334-4880 [email protected] 
Renee Engelbrecht Public Health Nurse TB 815-334-4850 [email protected]
Christina Kirnbauer Public Health Nurse CD 815-334-4919 [email protected]

Sarah V. Oliveira Program Coordinator MCH 815-334-4518 [email protected]
Liliana M. Dominguez Public Health Nurse MCH 815-334-4553 [email protected]
Lisa C. Hanley Public Health Nurse MCH 815-334-4532 [email protected] 
Kathleen M. Kash Family Case Manager MCH 815-334-4521 [email protected] 
Shelley L. Kinney Public Health Nurse MCH 815-334-4857 [email protected]
Alma R. Luevano Public Health Nurse MCH 815-334-4514 [email protected]
Lori L. Seagren Admin Specialist I MCH 815-334-4526 [email protected] 
Sylvia G. Vilchis Health Program Technician MCH 815-334-4515 [email protected] 
Camille Carey Public Health Nurse MCH  815-334-4524 [email protected]
Meaghan D. Haak
Community Health Coordinator  CH 815-334-4529
[email protected]
Sunny L. Bengtson Admin Specialist I  CH 815-334-4852 [email protected]
Tammy Bozer Admin Specialist I CH 815-334-4082 [email protected]
Debra L. Case Vision & Hearing Tech CH 815-334-4516 [email protected] 
Rafael Castaneda Health Educator CH 815-334-4931 [email protected]
Chloe M. Cavida Health Educator CH 815-334-4851 [email protected]
Bridget M. Hoffmann Health Educator CH 815-334-4556 [email protected] 
Christine E. Huelsman Health Educator CH 815-334-4847 [email protected] 
Connie B. Seemann Vision & Hearing Tech CH 815-334-4507 [email protected] 
Carol A. Waggoner Public Health Nurse CH 815-334-4580 [email protected] 
Rachel M. Mintle  Emergency Response Spec ER 815-334-0217 [email protected]
Jennifer R. Northern IBCCP Coordinator IBCCP 815-334-0229 [email protected] 
Cynthia V. Pablo Public Health Nurse IBCCP 815-334-0375  [email protected]
Constance M. Pickett Public Health Nurse IBCCP 815-334-0371 [email protected]
Fouzia Qazi IBCCP Case Manager IBCCP 815-334-1495 [email protected] 
Janet Villagomez Admin Specialist I IBCCP 815-334-0232 [email protected]
Maria Ortega Admin Specialist I IBCCP 815-334-1572 [email protected]
Claudia Platt Admin Specialist I IBCCP 815-334-0391 [email protected]
Nancy J. Chrest WIC Program Coordinator WIC 815-334-4859 [email protected]
Imelda G. Alanis Admin Specialist I WIC 815-334-4822 [email protected] 
Blanca L. Alvarez Admin Specialist I WIC 815-334-4505 [email protected] 
Epifania Castro Admin Specialist I WIC 815-334-4505 [email protected] 
Tania Fabian WIC Nutritionist  WIC  815-334-4505 [email protected] 
Jennifer Gipson Admin Specialist I WIC 815-334-4523 [email protected]
Kelsey J. Kellner WIC Nutritionist WIC 815-334-4505 [email protected] 
Kyle Norbert WIC Nutritionist WIC 815-334-4505 [email protected]
Leslie R. Odean WIC Nutritionist WIC 815-334-4537 [email protected] 
Ermila Olsen Admin Specialist I WIC 815-334-4892 [email protected] 
Elizabeth Salas Admin Specialist I WIC 815-334-4892 [email protected] 
Christina L. Walkington WIC Nutritionist WIC 815-334-4537 [email protected] 


CD Communicable Disease
CH Community Health
ER Emergency Response
TB Tuberculosis
MCH Maternal Child Health
IBCCP IL Breast & Cervical Cancer Program
WIC Women Infant & Children

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