Health Priorities: Macoupin County has higher rates of elderly residents than Illinois as a whole. Health conditions affecting the elderly are important discussion points because by 2030, one in three US residents will be 50 years old or older. Lack of a comprehensive county-wide disease prevention/management program designed for the elderly population. Lack of a Comprehensive county-wide prevention education program that includes drug and alcohol abuse prevention, tobacco prevention, sexually transmitted disease prevention. Lack of a comprehensive county-wide prevention education program for obesity and life style choices as related to diabetes.
Carlinville Area Hospital Association
Community Memorial Hospital