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.

Sangamon County Department of Public Health

Board Of Health

  • Brian Miller, M.D.


  • Deborah Grant

    Vice President

  • Theresa Smith, R.N.


  • Treasurer

  • Raj Dhamrait, D.D.S.

  • Korine Vlahos, M.D.

  • Senator Doris Turner

Community Health Needs Assessment & Health Plans


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.