The Board of Health has general supervision of the public health interests of the people of the Village. The Board of Health of the Village shall have authority to make recommendations to the President and Board of Trustees for the passage of ordinances, as they may from time to time deem necessary for the preservation and improvement of the public health and for the suppression of disease. The Board of Health also gives to the Village authorities such professional advice and information as may be required or requested to preserve the public health. The Board of Health annually coordinates 3 blood drives, oversees pharmaceutical and sharps recycling collection programs, and hosts a flu shot clinic once a year. The pharmaceutical and sharps program is every third Saturday between 10 AM and 12 PM at the Wheeling Police Department - 1 Community Boulevard, Wheeling, IL. The Village will not accept controlled substances but click here to find Walgreen's locations that will.
The members of the Board are appointed by the Village President, approved by the Village Board and serve 3 year terms.