Health & Human Services

  • Director
    James McCalister
  • Telephone 847.368.5760
  • Email healthmail@vah.com
  • Hours 8am-5pm Weekdays

 
Health & Human Services provides comprehensive services to the community including environmental health, social services, nursing services and services for senior citizens. The focus of the department is to maintain an environment that provides optimum health, safety, comfort and well-being, now and for future generations.








Our Services
Core services provided by the Health & Human Services Department include:
  • Managing the Village's contract regarding recycling, landscape waste disposal and refuse removal programs.
  • Ensuring that people with disabilities can enjoy the community equally and are afforded an equal opportunity to participate in Village programs, services, and communications.
  • Providing inspectional services for public food establishments, commercial, institutional and industrial sites, day care facilities and swimming pools, as well as handling nuisance complaints.
  • Manage the weed-cutting program and testing programs for well water and radon.
  • Provide emergency assistance to those in need by administering a variety of programs including the Village’s Emergency Assistance Fund and Holiday Assistance Program, the Counseling Subsidy Program, Children at Play Scholarship Program, the Arlington Heights Park District Scholarship Program, the Ministerial Association Emergency Fund, and the Salvation Army Service Extension Fund.
  • The Village Nurses provide a Home Visit Program, day care inspections as well as provide a variety of low-cost health screening clinics, and influenza vaccinations
Seasonal Preparedness

Every season brings its fair share of health-related situations to be prepared for.  With summer upon us, we offer up tips & tools for Sun Safety and Mosquito Bite Prevention.  

Sun Safety
The sun’s ultraviolet rays can damage your skin in as little as 15 minutes. Follow these recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to help protect yourself and your family.

Mosquito Bite Prevention
Not all mosquitoes are the same.  Different mosquitoes spread different viruses and bite at different times of the day.  Take a moment to view the Mosquito Bite Prevention Guide and learn how to safeguard yourself.

News
Holiday Refuse Collection Schedule Changes
The refuse collection schedule will change with the upcoming holidays for the week of December 23 and December 30.... Read More
Holiday Refuse Collection Schedule Changes
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Keep the Wreaths Red - Have a Fire-Safe Holiday
Be "fire smart" this holiday season and help us "keep the wreath red" on all Village fire stations.... Read More
Keep the Wreaths Red - Have a Fire-Safe Holiday
Keep the Wreath Red
Review & Comment on 2018 Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report
Comments on the CAPER are welcome by 5 p.m., December 19. The CAPER provides the public and HUD with measures of actual performance compared to the goals set in the 5-year (2015-2019) Consolidated Plan and the 2018 - 2019 Annual Action Plan.... Read More
Review & Comment on 2018 Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report
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Recycle Old or Unusable Holiday Lights
Recycle your unusable, old holiday lights by dropping them off at the Public Works center or Village Hall.... Read More
Recycle Old or Unusable Holiday Lights
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