Don't really on Google (or the yellow pages?) for the correct numbers to Winnebago County's Sheriff's Office, Health Department, Animal Services, and more because you'll get a "the number you have reached is not in service" message. The county will be getting a phone system upgrade today, according to County offices will have temporary numbers until midnight tonight.

Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office: 779-548-0952
Winnebago County Corrections: 815-246-2869
Winnebago County Coroner: 815-317-6834
Winnebago County Forest Preserve: 779-901-0344
Winnebago County Health Department (only public health emergencies): 779-901-0361
Animal Services East of Rock River: 779-548-0798
Animal Services West of Rock River: 779-548-0907
Juvenile Detention: 779-548-0928
River Bluff Nursing Home: 779-548-0913

The regular phone numbers will reactivate at 12 a.m., Tuesday, January 22.


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