Mercer County Health Department Pilot Project Gets Boost From Local Bank

Thanks to a donation from a local bank, the Mercer County Health Department offering a pilot project in the New Year. The service is getting a jump-start from Farmers State Bank of Western Illinois and is called FIT. The program provides colorectal cancer screening kits for a fee of $20 says health department registered nurse Megan Koresko.

For more information, contact the health department at 582-3759 or visit them at  305 Northwest 7th Street in Aledo.