McHenry County Department of Health - Nursing
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Public 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
Jennifer C. Schorsch Assistant Director of Nursing
Kathie J. Deron Admin Specialist III
Danielle G. Burck Comm Disease Prog Coord CD 815-334-4850 
Dominic R. Cannata Health Educator CD 815-334-4847 
Erica P. Hunter Public Health Nurse CD 815-334-4802
Jessica L. Joyce Public Health Nurse CD 815-334-4846
Shelley L. Kinney
Public Health Nurse
CD 815-334-4857 
Leticia Magana
Admin Specialist I
CD 815-334-4921 
Angelica Perez Admin Specialist I CD 815-334-5060 
Connie Montana
Admin Specialist I
CD 815-334-4506
Bernadette Namatovu
Public Health Nurse
CD 815-334-4522
Angelica Perez  Admin Specialist I
CD 815-334-5060
Constance M. Pickett Public Health Nurse CD 815-334-0371
Katherine L. Urbanus-Bernero
Public Health Nurse CD 815-334-4845
Maria R. Cazares
Admin Specialist I
TB 815-334-4500
Sandra A. Garcia Admin Specialist I
TB 815-334-4922
Amanda C. Kurka Public Health Nurse TB 815-334-4802 
Faith L. Schoen Public Health Nurse TB 815-334-4880 


Rachel A. Mintle Emergency Response Spec ER 815-334-0217

Kristine L. Cozzi Family Case Manager FCM  815-334-4524
Liliana M. Dominguez Public Health Nurse  FCM 815-334-4553
Gail Fontana Family Case Mngt Assistant FCM 815-334-4533 
Lisa C. Hanley Public Health Nurse FCM 815-334-4532 
Kathleen M. Kash Family Case Manager FCM 815-334-4521 
Lori L. Seagren Admin Specialist I FCM 815-334-4526 
Sylvia G. Vilchis Health Program Technician FCM 815-334-4515 
Meaghan D. Haak
Community Health Coordinator  CH 815-334-4529
Sunny L. Bengtson Admin Specialist I  CH 815-334-4852
Tammy Bozer Admin Specialist I CH 815-334-4082
Debra L. Case Vision & Hearing Tech CH 815-334-4516 
Bridget M. Hoffmann Health Educator CH 815-334-4556 
Christine E. Huelsman Health Educator CH 815-334-4847 
Connie B. Seemann Vision & Hearing Tech CH 815-334-4507 
Carol A. Waggoner Public Health Nurse CH 815-334-4580 
Jennifer R. Northern IBCCP Coordinator IBCCP 815-334-0229 
Cynthia V. Pablo Public Health Nurse IBCCP 815-334-0375
Fouzia Qazi IBCCP Case Manager IBCCP 815-334-1495 
Janet Villagomez Admin Specialist I IBCCP 815-334-0232 
Imelda G. Alanis Admin Specialist I WIC 815-334-4822 
Blanca L. Alvarez Admin Specialist I WIC 815-334-4505 
Epifania Castro Admin Specialist I WIC 815-334-4505 
Nancy J. Chrest WIC Nutritionist WIC 815-334-4505 
Kelsey J. Kellner WIC Nutritionist WIC 815-334-4505 
Mayra Mendoza Admin Specialist I WIC 815-334-2057 
Leslie R. Odean WIC Nutritionist WIC 815-334-4537 
Ermila Olsen Admin Specialist I WIC 815-334-4892 
Janet Ramirez Admin Specialist I  WIC 815-334-0206
Elizabeth Salas Admin Specialist I WIC 815-334-4892 
Valerie Y. Sarabia Admin Specialist I WIC 815-334-4505 
Christina L. Walkington WIC Nutritionist WIC 815-334-4537 


CD Communicable Disease
CH Community Health
ER Emergency Response
TB Tuberculosis
FCM Family Case Management
IBCCP IL Breast & Cervical Cancer Program
WIC Women Infant & Children

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