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For Those 65 Years and Older

Due to a manufacturing delay, we are out of high dose flu shots for people 65 years and older. We do have the standard flu shot in stock and any age can receive this shot. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.
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FDA Information on Vaping

Consumers are likely aware of the recent reports of respiratory illnesses — including some resulting in deaths – following the use of vaping products. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is working closely with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as well as state and local public health partners to investigate…
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Free Naloxone Kits

Anyone that has an opioid use disorder, misuses prescription opiates, takes high doses of opioids prescribed for pain relief, or uses heroin is at risk for an opioid overdose. Care givers, family, friends, and community members can help prevent overdoses by carrying naloxone. To find out how to get a free kit, please call (217)…
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Sangamon County Department of Public Health
Sangamon County Department of Public Health10 hours ago
The Early Intervention program is available for eligible children ages birth to three years old that have developmental delays. For more information about the program, view this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JEQeCz55Hn4&feature=youtu.be
The Sangamon County Department of Public Health’s Early Intervention program serves Sangamon, Menard, Mason and Logan counties. For an appointment call 217-535-3102 or toll free 1-888-217-3505.
Sangamon County Department of Public Health
Sangamon County Department of Public Health2 days ago
The DEA’s Take Back Day is October 26th. This event provides an opportunity for Americans to prevent drug addiction and overdose deaths. Too often, unused prescription drugs find their way into the wrong hands. That's dangerous and often tragic. This a perfect opportunity to clean out the medicine cabinet and properly dispose unused medications. Participating sites can be located by accessing the Collection Site Locator at https://takebackday.dea.gov/?src=deatakeback.com.
Sangamon County Department of Public Health
Sangamon County Department of Public Health2 days ago
Know the symptoms of strep throat! If you have a sore throat, wash your hands often and cover your mouth when coughing and sneezing. Avoid sharing eating utensils, like forks or cups with others. See your doctor if you have any symptoms of strep throat. https://www.cdc.gov/features/strepthroat/index.html .
Sangamon County Department of Public Health
Sangamon County Department of Public Health3 days ago
Who Should Carry Naloxone?

People currently taking high doses of opioids as prescribed for pain
People misusing prescription opioids
People using opioids such as heroin or fentanyl
Care providers
Family and Friends of people who have an opioid use disorder
Community members who come into contact with people at risk for opioid overdose
Sangamon County Department of Public Health
Sangamon County Department of Public Health4 days ago
Find out if you are eligible for free mammograms from Illinois Breast and Cervical Cancer Program by visiting: #illinois-breast-cervical-cancer-program" target="_blank">https://scdph.org/health-services/#illinois-breast-cervical-cancer-program .
Sangamon County Department of Public Health
Sangamon County Department of Public Health6 days ago
Since children younger than 6 months cannot get a flu vaccine, the best way to protect them is to make sure people around them are vaccinated against the flu. Learn more at: https://www.cdc.gov/flu/parents/index.htm?s_cid=seasonalflu-btn-059. For information about flu clinics visit #flu-clinics" target="_blank">https://scdph.org/health-services/#flu-clinics .