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Richland County

Cancer Resources

Local Health Department
No Local Health Department

Hospitals
Richland Memorial Hospital
800 E. Locust St.
Olney, IL 62450-2598
Phone: 618-395-7340
www.richlandmemorial.com

Hospice Services
Clay County Health Department Hospice
601 E 12th St.
Flora, IL 62839-2335
Phone: 618-662 4406
www.healthdept.org

Hospice of Southeastern Illinois
800 E Locust St
Olney, IL 62450-2553
Phone: 618-395-2131
Phone: 800-375-9343
www.richlandmemorial.com

Lincolnland Hospice of Sarah Bush Lincoln
700 Broadway Ave. East
Ste. 9
Mattoon, IL 61938-4671
Phone: 217-234-4075
Phone: 800-454-4055
www.sblhs.org

Mental Health Services
Southeastern Illinois Counseling Center
504 Micah Drive
Olney, IL 62450
Phone: 618-395-4306

Support Organizations
American Cancer Society
Champaign - Eastern Regional Office
2509 S Neil St, Suite 1
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: 217-356-9076
Fax: 217-356-7721
www.cancer.org

American Lung Association
3000 Kelly Lane
Springfield, IL 62707
Phone: 217-787-5864
www.lungusa.org

Illinois Tobacco Quitline
1-866-QUIT-YES (784-8937)



County Profile

Demographics
County
Illinois
U.S.

2000 Population

16,149

Racial/Ethnic rates
White
98.2%
73.5%
75.1%
Black or African American
0.3%
15.1%
12.3%
American Indian or Native
0.1%
0.2%
0.9%
Asian
0.6%
3.4%
3.6%
Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander
0.0%
0.0%
0.1%
Other
0.2%
5.8%
5.5%
Hispanic or Latino (any race)
0.8%
12.3%
12.5%

Age
18 years and older
75.5%
73.9%
74.3%
65 years and older
17.6%
12.1%
12.4%

Education Levels
Over 25 with high school education
83.4%
81.4%
80.4%

Labor Force
Over 16
62.0%
65.4%
63.9%

Poverty
Families below poverty level
9.8%
7.8%
9.2%
Individuals below poverty level
12.9%
10.7%
12.4%