Personal Health Services

The Health Department's Personal Health Division provides a variety of clinics and services to Skokie residents by appointment.

A current listing of the dates and times for all clinics offered by the Personal Health Division is available in the SHHS Clinic Schedule.

If you have any questions or would like to register for one of the clinics, call the Personal Health Division of the Skokie Health Department 847-933-8252.

Child Services


Children must live or attend school in Skokie, and are of the ages of 18 and under.

Immunizations


Immunizations by appointment only.  A complete record of your child's previous vaccinations must be provided prior to finalizing an appointment. 

Children who qualify for the immunizations program through the Skokie Health Department are:
  • Children ages of 18 and under
  • Children without healthcare insurance (uninsured)
  • Children who are covered by health insurance, but the insurance does not cover the cost of vaccines (underinsured)
  • Children who are eligible for Medicaid or enrolled in a Medicaid eligible program
  • Children who are of American Indian or Alaska Native decent

Lead Screening


Please call for info. 

TB Skin Testing


The Personal Health Division provides testing for individuals who live, work or attends school in Skokie. This testing is offered by appointment on Mondays 9 am to 12 noon and 2 pm to 4 pm. Tuesdays 9 am to 12 noon. Individuals must return on Thursday of the same week. Those who test positive will be referred to the proper agency for follow-up. There is a $10 charge for this testing and an appointment is required.

Adult Services


Clients must live or work in Skokie.

Blood Pressure


Blood pressure screenings are available at no cost and by appointment on the following dates and times: 
  • Mondays
    2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Tuesdays 
    9 a.m. - 12 Noon 
Clinics may also be scheduled for special events at schools, health fairs, churches, synagogues, worksites, etc.

Diabetes Screening


Offered by appointment only, this screening requires an eight-hour fast prior to taking the test. A simple finger stick is required to obtain the sample and the results will be available in less than a minute. There is a $5 fee for this service.

Lipid Profile


This clinic is by appointment only and requires a 12 hour fast.  The Lipid Profile includes tests for total cholesterol, HDL cholesterol, LDL cholesterol and triglycerides. The test requires blood from a simple finger stick and the results are available in less than ten minutes. The cost of this test is $15.

Stop Smoking Clinic


The Health Department periodically offers stop-smoking clinics for anyone who wants to quit smoking. There is no residence or employment requirement for this clinic. There is a $15 fee for this service and registration is required prior to the first session.  Click here for the schedule of the next clinic days.

TB Skin Testing


The Personal Health Division provides testing for individuals who live, work or attends school in Skokie. This testing is offered by appointment on Mondays 9 am to 12 noon and 2 pm to 4 pm. Tuesdays 9 am to 12 noon. Individuals must return on Thursday of the same week. Those who test positive will be referred to the proper agency for follow-up. There is a $10 charge for this testing and an appointment is required.