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Beef Recall

Aurora Packing Company, Inc., a North Aurora, Ill. establishment, is recalling approximately 62,112 pounds of raw beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). Find more information here: https://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/topics/recalls-and-public-health-alerts/recall-case-archive/archive/2019/recall-057-2019-release .
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Gold Awards

The Sangamon County Department of Public Health (SCDPH) is pleased to announce the 2018 “Gold Award” recipients. This is the 21st year this award has been presented to Sangamon County food service establishments which have demonstrated superior commitment to food safety. The Gold Awards include all types of food service establishments except for seasonal and temporary…
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Request for Proposal

FY 2019 Replacement of Sangamon County Animal Control and Adoption Center Kennel System Sangamon County, IL is accepting proposals for demolition, installation and materials for the replacement of the kennel system at the Sangamon County Animal Control and Adoption Center. Please contact Greg Largent at 217-535-3065, email at greg.largent@co.sangamon.il.us or click here for a copy…
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Tell Us What You Think

We care what you have to say. Please take this anonymous 3-5 minute survey. All collected data will only be used to improve SCDPH to better serve our clients’ needs. Link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SCDPHSurvey
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Sangamon County Department of Public Health
Sangamon County Department of Public Health1 day ago
Picnic and barbecue season offers lots of opportunities for outdoor fun with family and friends. But these warm weather events also present opportunities for foodborne bacteria to thrive. To protect yourself, your family, and friends from foodborne illness during warm-weather months, follow these safe food handling tips: https://www.fda.gov/food/buy-store-serve-safe-food/handling-food-safely-while-eating-outdoors .
Sangamon County Department of Public Health
Sangamon County Department of Public Health3 days ago
For health and wellness resources visit Memorial Behavioral Health at: https://www.memorialbehavioralhealth.org/Health-and-Wellness .
Sangamon County Department of Public Health
Sangamon County Department of Public Health3 days ago
Aurora Packing Company, Inc., a North Aurora, Ill. establishment, is recalling approximately 62,112 pounds of raw beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). Find more information here: https://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/topics/recalls-and-public-health-alerts/recall-case-archive/archive/2019/recall-057-2019-release .
Sangamon County Department of Public Health
Sangamon County Department of Public Health4 days ago
It’s time to get those school physicals scheduled! Check with your school district for physical and immunization requirements. See requirements for Springfield District 186 below.
Sangamon County Department of Public Health
Sangamon County Department of Public Health5 days ago
The Sangamon County Department of Public Health now has a PrEP clinic. For more information on PrEP visit https://www.cdc.gov/hiv/risk/prep/index.html .
Sangamon County Department of Public Health
Sangamon County Department of Public Health6 days ago
May 20–26, 2019 is Healthy and Safe Swimming Week. This year’s theme is “Pool Chemistry for Healthy and Safe Swimming.” Learn how to stay healthy and safe when swimming! Visit: https://www.cdc.gov/healthywater/observances/hss-week/index.html .