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Are you South Asian?  Do you have High Blood Pressure, High Cholesterol or Diabetic and are between the ages of 18-65?  You could qualify for a health screening at NO COST and compensated for your participation.  Click here for more details.


The Animal Control Department has now relocated to the Skokie Police Department on Niles Center Road.  For Animal Control inquiries click here or call them directly at (847) 982-5970

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Welcome from the Director

Dear Skokie Resident,

Public health touches the lives of everyone, and Skokie is fortunate to have one of the few state-certified municipal health departments in Illinois.  Our employees work every day to improve the quality of life in Skokie by ensuring safe food and water, maintaining vital birth and death records, controlling outbreaks of infectious diseases and protecting animals in the community.  We also offer a number of prevention services, such as immunizations and health screenings, and promote healthy behaviors through our tobacco cessation seminars and other programs.

I hope that you find this website a helpful resource, and I invite you give us a call at 847/933-8252 if you have additional questions.  We look forward to hearing from you!


Dr. Catherine A. Counard, MD, MPH

Director of Health

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To hear Dr. Counard’s “It’s Skokie” podcast, click below:

Episode 20: Skokie’s Public Health Department with Dr. Catherine Counard

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Health Clinics

To schedule an appointment for one of the Health Department's clinics or services, please call 847-933-8252.