Health & Human Services

  • Director
    James McCalister
  • Telephone 847.368.5760
  • Email [email protected]
  • 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.
  • Connecting residents to resources and providing financial assistance through the Emergency Assistance Program, Holiday Assistance Program, community referrals and Park District scholarships.  
  • Providing mental health services through assessment, crisis intervention, brief strategic therapy, counseling subsidy and community outreach.   
  • 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. 

Seasonal Influenza
The flu season often poses many challenges. Learn more about preventing seasonal flu by following these recommendations.

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
Fourth of July Events and Reminders
The Village is sharing information about Fourth of July events and safety tips ... Read More about Fourth of July Events and Reminders
Fourth of July Events and Reminders
Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Fourth of July Campaign
The Arlington Heights Police Department begins Fourth of July safety campaign to encourage safe and sober driving.... Read More about Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Fourth of July Campaign
Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Fourth of July Campaign
30 Day Comment Period for 2022 Action Plan
A 30-day public comment period is being held on the Village’s proposed 2022 Annual Action Plan and Substantial Amendments that are being proposed to the 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan and 2021 Annual Action Plan. The 30-day public comment period expires... Read More about 30 Day Comment Period for 2022 Action Plan
30 Day Comment Period for 2022 Action Plan
New Arlington Heights Fire Chief Announced
Lance Harris has been named the new Chief of the Arlington Heights Fire Department. ... Read More about New Arlington Heights Fire Chief Announced
New Arlington Heights Fire Chief Announced