Sangamon County Animal Control and Adoption Center Volunteer Application


The Sangamon County Animal Control and Adoption Center (SCACAC) is excited to announce the return of volunteers to the facility. Interested community members are encouraged to submit an application, which can be found at or by contacting SCACAC. In addition to the application, prospective volunteers will be asked to complete an interview with facility leadership,…

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Monkeypox Case in Sangamon County


The Sangamon County Department of Public Health (SCDPH) is investigating a single case of monkeypox virus infection (MPV) in an adult male who presented with symptoms to a health care provider. Initial testing was completed on July 26, 2022, at an Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Laboratory. Confirmatory testing is pending at the U.S.…

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Attention WIC Families


Illinois WIC has expanded what sizes and types of formula you can buy with your WIC benefits during the current infant feeding crisis.Find information at

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Infant Formula Supply Shortage

Infant Formula

UPDATE – Information from The Illinois Department of Human Services on the infant formula supply shortage can be found at: The Infant Formula Hotline can be reached at 800-843-6154.

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Free Naloxone Kits

Sangamon County Department of Public Health

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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