The Cass County Health Department is a certified local health department with an annual operating budget of approximately 4.8 million dollars. We have approximately 56 full time, 13 part time and 10 PRN employees.
The Cass County Health Department is committed to the philosophy that each individual human being has the basic right to expect and secure prevention information and public health services that are necessary to promote and sustain their optimal physical, psychological, and spiritual well being. Based on this philosophy, CCHD acknowledges its responsibility to promote health and wellness through progressive and effective programs that will prevent disease and its complications.
For the third consecutive year the Cass County Health Clinic has been awarded several Health Center Quality Improvement (QI) awards by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) program. Including the Health Center Quality Leaders Gold Status award. This award is given to the top 10% of all health centers based on overall clinical performance. These awards are based on the Uniform Data System (UDS) 2018 clinical indicators. Awards are given to recognize high value and high function health centers and to further support quality improvement initiatives at health centers across the United States. The Cass County Health Clinic was among 42 health centers in the state of Illinois to receive recognition for their quality improvement measures. These awards totaled more than $4,382,243 for health centers across the State.