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Our Community

Educating, Supporting and Partnering with Macon County

Find St. Mary's Doctors by specialty or see who is accepting new patients.

Find DMH Doctors by specialty or see who is accepting new patients.

Reference Websites

Arthritis - Arthritis is the leading cause of disability in the United States, limiting the activities of more than 16 million adults. The CDC Arthritis Program is working to improve the quality of life for people affected by arthritis and other rheumatic conditions.

Alzheimer's Foundation - Alzheimer's disease is the most common cause of dementia, or loss of intellectual function, among people aged 65 and older.

Cancer Prevention - What you eat and drink, how you live, where you work . . . all these factors can affect your risk for cancer. Find out more about these risks and what you can do to minimize them.

Cardiovascular Health - Heart disease and stroke are among the nation's leading causes of death and major causes of disability, and these conditions can be expected to increase sharply as this country's "baby boom" generation ages. Yet these conditions are largely preventable.


DMH Programs - DMH offers a variety of programs and classes to help you stay fit and learn more about a healthy lifestyle.

Growth Charts - The growth charts consist of a series of percentile curves that illustrate the distribution of selected body measurements in U.S. children.

Immunization Schedule - Vaccine-preventable disease levels are at or near record lows. However, we cannot take high immunization coverage levels for granted.

Pregnancy - Everything you need to know and should know about pregnancy from Genetic testing to Health Tips.

St. Mary's Events & Classes - To contribute to our community's health, St. Mary's hosts educational classes in conjunction with medical professionals, provides meeting space for service organizations and support groups, and participates in local community events

The Macon County Health Department (MCHD) is a Certified Local Health Department that provides clinical and social preventive services for all ages through the operation of various programs, services, and partnerships. Our vision is to lead Macon County to be one of the healthiest counties in Illinois and our mission is to promote the health and healthy practices of all residents of Macon County.

Crossing Healthcare is a federally qualified health center that provides primary outpatient medical care to Macon and surrounding Counties. Formerly known as Community Health Improvement Center (CHIC), the organization operates as a non-profit organization comprised of medical professionals who are driven to provide quality care and service to the community. Providers at Crossing Healthcare are passionate about bringing the best care to those with the highest need.

Community Resources: In the Community
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