Jefferson County Health Department Reduces Hours Due To Budget Impasse

(MT. VERNON, IL) — In response to the state budget impasse, the Jefferson County Health Department will be closing on Fridays starting on September 25th, thereby reducing hours of operation in an effort to avoid layoffs and continue providing services to residents of Jefferson County. Starting Monday, the hours will be Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to noon and from 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. each day. For more information, contact the administrator Mark Stevens at 618-244-7134, extension 213.