COVID-19 Information

  • FAQ on Face Covering & Vaccination Requirements 9/3/2021

  • Press Release 8/26/2021: Governor Announces COVID-19 Vaccine and Mask Requirements 

  • COVID-19 Executive Order 8/26/2021

  • Confronting Health Misinformation: The U.S. Surgeon General’s Advisory on Building a Healthy Information Environment

  • Sangamon County Department of Public Health

  • Sangamon County Department of Public Health Supports CDC Mask Recommendations 8/2/2021

  • WIC Service Changes

  • SCDPH to Maintain 14-Day Quarantine Requirement

  • Mixing Bleach Solution for Disinfecting

  • Illinois Department of Public Health

  • Guidance on the Use of Masks for General Public

  • How to Talk About the COVID-19 Vaccine

  • Strategies for Vaccine Confidence

  • Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

  • About COVID-19

  • COVID-19 FAQ

  • Quarantine and Isolation

  • What to Do if You Are Sick

  • Contact Tracing

  • Daily Activities and Going Out

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COVID-19 Testing Sites

  • COVID-19 Testing Sites for Sangamon County Area Residents


COVID-19 Vaccine Information

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Consent Form

  • IDPH: Third COVID-19 Vaccine Doses for People Who are Moderately or Severely Immunocompromised 

  • IDPH: COVID-19 Vaccination During Pregnancy

  • CDC: Update on COVID-19 Vaccination During Pregnancy 8/11/2021

  • FAQ for the Vaccination of Young People

  • SCDPH COVID-19 Vaccination Plan

  • COVID-19 Vaccine Frequently Asked Questions

  • Moderna COVID-19 Fact Sheet

  • Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Fact Sheet: Approved for ages 16 & up

  • Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Fact Sheet: 12-15 years of age

  • Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine Fact Sheet

  • IDPH COVID-19 Vaccination Plan

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Volunteer Registration

Vaccine Outreach Toolkit


These materials are free for use by individuals and organizations with an interest in promoting the safety and efficacy of COVID-19 vaccinations for marginalized communities in Sangamon County. This toolkit was developed by SIU School of Medicine, Sangamon County Department of Public Health and a number of community partners that participated in planning sessions for this purpose.


Sangamon County Data Dashboard

  • Weekly Update from the Director

  • Sangamon County COVID-19 Daily Update

  • Menard County COVID-19 Daily Update

  • Sangamon County Vaccination Data

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COVID-19 Guidance

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

  • Official CDC Health Advisory 7/27/2021

  • Information for Where You Live, Work, Learn, and Play

Restore Illinois

  • Illinois Fully Adopts the CDC Interim Public Health Recommendations for Fully Vaccinated People 7/28/2021

  • Illinois Fully Aligns with New CDC Masking Recommendations 7/27/2021

  • Phase 5 Guidance for Businesses and Venues

  • State of Illinois Executive and Administrative Orders

  • Phase 5 Reopening Guidelines 

  • Bridge/Phase 4 Guidelines FAQ

  • Region 3 COVID-19 Metrics

Illinois Department of Public Health Guidance

  • Interim COVID-19 Music Guidance 9/2/2021

Long-term Care Facilities & Group Homes

  • Illinois Department of Public Health

  • Updated Interim Guidance for Nursing Homes and Other Long-Term Care Facilities Incorporating COVID-19 Vaccination 7/28/2021

Restaurants, Bars, & Businesses

  • Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity 

  • Illinois FAQ on Updated CDC Guidance 8/19/2021

  • Illinois Department of Public Health

  • IDPH Guidances Relating to the COVID-19 Outbreak

  • IDPH Swimming Facility Guidelines

  • Interim Guidance for Operating Youth Camps

School and Sports

  • Illinois State Board of Education

  • ISBE/IDPH School Guidance 8/9/2021

  • Sangamon County Department of Public Health

  • School Quarantine Options for Non-Vaccinated & Asymptomatic Individuals 9/1/2021

  • SCDPH Advisory for Sangamon and Menard Schools 7/29/2021

  • IAPHA Recommendations to Maintain In-Person Learning

  • School Q & A 5/4/2021

  • Return to the Classroom Guidance 5/4/2021

  • COVID-19 Exposure Guidelines for Schools

  • Binax Antigen COVID-19 Testing Guidelines

  • 10-Day Quarantine Agreement for Schools

  • Graduated Return to Play - Parents & Athletes

  • Graduated Return to Play - Providers

  • Medical Release for Graduated Return to Play

  • Special Release Circumstances - Providers

  • Illinois Department of Public Health

  • Updated FAQ for COVID-19 Prevention in K-12 Schools 7/26/2021 

  • IDPH Adopts CDC COVID-19 Prevention School Guidance 7/9/2021

  • All Sports Guidance

  • Sports Safety Guidance

  • Interim Guidance on Rapid Point-of-Care Testing for COVID-19 in Community Settings and Schools

  • Exclusion Guidance for PreK-12 and Day Care

  • Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)

  • COVID-19 Prevention in K-12 Schools


Support Hotlines

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1 (800) 273-8255: confidential support

  • IDHS Domestic Violence Helpline 1 (877) 863-6338: crisis hotline

  • SAMHSA's Disaster Distress Helpline 1 (800) 985-5990: crisis counseling

  • Memorial Behavioral Health (217) 588-5509: emotional support hotline

  • Illinois Helpline 1 (833) 234-6343: for opioids & other substances

  • Illinois Warmline 1(866) 359-7953 M-F 8am-5pm: recovery support