A Nationally Accredited Health Department Since 2017

Helping You Live Your Healthiest life

Call 815-720-4050

Or Ask A WCHD Staff Member At Your Next Visit

Confidential Services

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Sexual Health Services

Get Information, Education, STD/STI Testing, and STD/STI Treatment.

Helpful Tips

Tips For Staying Safe

Talk with WCHD staff to learn important facts, information, and tips to help keep yourself safer. There are steps you can take to stay safer if you are using drugs.

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Support & Connection To Resources

Get support and connections to available resources to help you live your healthiest life.


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Naloxone is a drug that can help stop an opioid overdose. Naloxone is available for FREE at WCHD.

Training on Naloxone is also available for free.

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Testing Stips

If you use drugs, test for Fentanyl and Xylazine. Free testing strips are available by calling WCHD at 815-720-4050.

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Vaccines are available including Hepatitis, HPV, and Mpox vaccines.



Condoms help prevent Sexually transmitted infections/diseases (STI/STD). Free condoms are available at WCHD.

Gun Locks

Gun locks help to reduce suicides and accidents caused by firearms. Free gun locks are available at WCHD.

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Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) can reduce your chances of getting HIV from sex or injection drug use when taken as prescribed. PrEP is available through WCHD.

Help and Resources

Illinois Helpline for Opioids and Other Substances

  • Click here to watch a video about the helpline
  • Call 1-833-2FINDHELP for help

Substance Use Disorder

Is A Chronic, Treatable Disease

Help Build The Path
To Recovery

About The Harm Reduction Approach

WCHD’s harm reduction initiative is a public health approach that includes prevention, risk reduction, and health promotion to mitigate harmful consequences and empower people with the choice to live healthy, self-directed, and purpose-filled lives. Offering harm reduction services has been proven to be an effective approach to preventing the spread of infectious diseases, preventing overdoses, and improving the physical, mental, and social well-being of those served. WCHD is committed to reducing overdose deaths, infectious diseases, and other harms associated with Substance Use Disorder. WCHD does no condone the use of illicit substances.