Vital Records

Birth Records

Vital Birth Records (PDF) are available for anyone born in Henry County from 1971 to the present.

Access to Birth Records is restricted to the following people:

  • Person named on the record (18 years or older)
  • Parent named on the record (A father who is not listed on the birth certificate does not have legal access to a copy of that certificate.)
  • Legal Guardian (must show documentation)

Cost

Cost for certified record is $13 for first copy and $6 for each additional copy (when purchasing additional copies at the same time). Birth records can be paid for with credit card, cash, money order, cashier's check, or personal check made out to Henry County Health Department.

Death Records

Vital Death Records (PDF) are available for anyone who has died in Henry County from 1971 to the present.

Access to Death records is restricted to the following people:

  • Person having personal or property right interest in the record (18 years or older)
  • Duly authorized agent of a person having a personal or property right interest in the record (must show documentation)
  • Informant listed on death certificate

Cost

Cost for certified record is $15 for first copy and $10 for each additional copy. Death records can be paid for with credit card, cash, money order, cashier's check, or personal check made out to Henry County Health Department.

In-Person Records

Records are available in-person at our Kewanee Office at:

110 N Burr Boulevard 
Kewanee, IL 61443

Certificates by Mail

To receive your certificates by mail, please print out the appropriate form below and mail it along with the correct payment and a copy of your current photo ID to:

Henry and Stark County Health Department
110 N Burr Boulevard
Kewanee, IL 61443

Records Before 1971

To access vital records prior to 1971, please contact the Henry County Clerk's office at 309-937-3575.