About Us

Our mission is to provide personal and environmental health services which emphasize health promotion and the prevention of illness and disease.  Sangamon County is the 10th largest Health Department in Illinois with an annual budget of $8.4 million which serves a population of over 200,000.  Sangamon County is home to the Capitol, State Fair, Abraham Lincoln sites and the 183rd Air National Guard Unit.

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  • Brian Miller, M.D.

    President

  • Deborah Grant

    Vice President

  • Robert M. Wesley

    Secretary

  • John Endris, R.Ph

  • Bart Troy, M.D.

  • Jennifer Ludwig, R.N.

  • George Preckwinkle

    Treasurer

  • Kris Theilen

  • Doris Turner

  • James Santarelli, D.D.S.

Annual Report

  • Click here for the Sangamon County Department of Public Health 2018 Annual Report.

Community Health Needs Assessment & Health Plans

Employment Opportunities

Please click the links below to find out more details regarding employment requirements.

Administration

There are currently no vacancies in this category. If you would like to send in a job application, they are kept on file for 60 days.

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Animal Control

There are currently no vacancies in this category. If you would like to send in a job application, they are kept on file for 60 days.

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Health Education

There are currently no vacancies in this category. If you would like to send in a job application, they are kept on file for 60 days.

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Environmental Health

There are currently no vacancies in this category. If you would like to send in a job application, they are kept on file for 60 days.

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  • Click here for Job Application

Personal Health

There are currently ten vacancies in this category. If you would like to send in a job application, they are kept on file for 60 days.

  • Click here for Job Application

  • Registered Dietician-Nutritionist

  • RN Case Manager

  • PT WIC Breastfeeding Peer Counselor

  • PT Vaccine Nurse

Public Health Ordinances

Below is a link to the Sangamon County Code of Ordinances – the local laws under which services are provided by the Department of Public Health.  Specific topics related to public health may be found within the Sangamon County Code. It includes a table of contents to help find public health ordinances by topic.

Click here to review the County Code online.

Freedom of Information Request (FOIA)

Click on FOIA Request Application to submit a request for public information held by the Sangamon County Department of Public Health. The form can be printed and completed.

Send to:

Attn: FOIA Request

Sangamon County Department of Public Health
2833 South Grand Avenue East
Springfield, IL 62703

or email us.

FOIA requests will be processed and made available within 5 working days, or 21 business days for commercial requests.

The first 50 pages of black and white copies will be produced free of charge, each page thereafter will be 15 cents per page. All color copies will be 45 cents per page.