Health Department

1200 Wilmette Avenue
Second Floor
Wilmette, IL 60091

The Health Department’s primary function is to protect and promote public health and to prevent illness. The Health Department consists of a Village Public Health Nurse and a Village Sanitarian.


Bader, Dianne
Public Health Nurse
Hoette, Lynn

Public Health Nurse

The Village Nurse enhances the health and well-being of all residents through:
  • Nursing services that incorporate adult and child health, communicable disease control, assessment of disease, and disability programs
  • Assisting the state, county, and other local health departments in monitoring and implementing public policy  and safety porgrams
  • Providing nursing services to schools to meet state mandates
  • Assessing the community health needs and implementing new health care programs accordingly
The Village Nurse conducts health screenings for hypertension, diabetes, cholesterol, and adult hearing.
In addition, the Nurse oversees the CPR program, medical sharps program, beach water testing program, CFL/fourescent bulb recycling program, and the influenza program.

Village Sanitarian

The Village Sanitarian enhances the health and well-being of village residents through:
  • Performing regular, unannounced inspections to promote safe food handling practices on all restaurants, day care centers, schools, grocery stores, nursing homes, and facilities which host catering events that are located within the village.
  • Responding to complaints and emergencies regarding food service establishments.
  • The Village Sanitarian also provides educational material and responds to residents concerns regarding environmental health. These concerns may consist of West Nile Virus, mold, radon, lead, and Indoor Air Quality.