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Stephenson County Health Department

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“Building a healthy community”

Building community health throughout Stephenson County and Northwest Illinois by:

  • Preventing disease and injury
  • Promoting healthy lifestyles
  • Assuring environmental quality
  • Encouraging individual and family self-sufficiency
  • Providing Public Health Emergency Response




News release, february 16, 2021 - covid vaccine

Stephenson County Health Department COVID-19 Vaccination Plan


Stephenson County Vaccination Process


Stephenson County Vaccination Phases


Executive Order 2020-56




Our Values

The employees, board, programs and actions of the Stephenson County Health Department are guided by: a profound sense of personal and professional duty and responsibility; an abiding respect and compassion for others; a commitment to the principles of equity and social justice; an appreciation for diversity; a passion for excellence; and a spirit of cooperation.

—Adopted by action of the Stephenson County Board of Health, March 17, 2005

Health Department



Early this year the Health Department conducted a survey to create a Community Health Plan. Well, the


survey has been completed and put into report form for all to see. Click here to see the "Stephenson


County IPLAN Analysis".




Win With Wellness - Healthy Lifestyles

Call 866 590-8499 or email

Win With Wellness - Healthy Lifestyles Program

Win With Wellness - TOPS (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly) Program

Win With Wellness - HH (Heart-to-Heart) Program




Craig Beintema
Craig Beintema, MS, LEHP
Public Health Administrator

Stephenson County Health Department
10 W. Linden St.
Freeport, IL 61032
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monday - Friday

Services are provided at several different sites and many are available outside of regular office hours by appointment. For more information, please call 815-235-8271.


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