The Sangamon County Department of Public Health is the latest to join the Sangamon Alert Messaging (SAM) system. Residents may now register to receive time-sensitive information about the COVID-19 vaccine and its availability within Sangamon County.

Registering for SAM is 100% FREE and simple. Residents can customize their alert preferences and choose to receive alerts via phone call, text, and/or email. Residents can sign up for SAM at or by texting SAM to 99411.