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Sangamon County Public Health Department

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Our New Location:
  2833 South Grand Avenue East
  Springfield, IL 62703
  (217) 535-3100
  Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  Monday, Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.


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  Administrative Office and Health Clinic:
    2833 South Grand Avenue East
    Springfield, IL 62703
  Animal Control Center:
    2100 Shale Rd.
    Springfield, IL 62703
  Building Safety:
    2833 South Grand Avenue East
    Springfield, IL 62703



  Administrative Office:
    (217) 535-3100
  Animal Control Center:
    (217) 535-3065
  Building Safety:
    (217) 535-3145
    (217) 535-3145
  Public Health Clinic:
    (217) 535-3102
  After Hours:
    (217) 535-3100
  Emergency (after hours):
    (217) 753-6666



The Sangamon County Department of Public Health is a certified health department as designated by the Illinois Department of Public Health. An eight-member Board of Health, consisting of two physicians, one dentist, one nurse, one county board member, and three people at-large, develops policy for public health in Sangamon County.

The role of the Department of Public Health is prevention and education through various personal, environmental and veterinarian health programs. Programs required by the Illinois Department of Public Health provided by this department include: Communicable Disease Control, Food Sanitation, Private Sewage and Potable Water.

Specific services provided by the Department of Public Health are:

Personal Health Services/Programs

  • Childhood and Adult Immunizations
  • Blood Pressure Screening
  • Tuberculosis Testing and Control
  • Blood Lead Screening
  • Pregnancy Tests
  • School, Sport, and Well Child Physicals
  • WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) Supplemental Food and Nutrition
  • Sexually Transmitted Disease Control
  • Newborn Visits in the home
  • Genetic Counseling
  • Maternal and Infant High Risk Visits in the home
  • Project LIFE - Nursing and Home Health Service to qualified clients
  • Vision and Hearing Screening
  • Health Education
Environmental Health Services/Programs
  • Food Establishment Inspections
  • Foodborne Illness Investigation
  • Private Sewage System Permits and Inspections
  • Private Water Supply Permits and Inspections
  • Nuisance Complaint Follow-up
  • Solid Waste Complaint Follow-up
  • Garbage Hauler Inspections and Licensure
  • Landfill and Compost Site Inspections
  • Recycling Program
  • Noxious Weed Control
  • Dangerous Building Investigation
  • Legal Enforcement Program
  • Water Well Sampling
  • Tanning Facilities Inspections
  • Vector Control
Veterinary Health Services/ Programs
  • Dog Registration
  • Animal Impoundment
  • Animal Bite Investigation
  • Pet Adoption
  • Stray Animal Pick-up
  • Protection from Animals
  • Investigation of Claims of Livestock Killed or Injured by Dogs
  • Enforcement of Illinois Animals Control Act
The Department of Public Health has letters of agreement with over 30 local and state health and social service agencies in order to provide either directly or by referral any public health service that may be needed.

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