• 26th Jan, 2021

    COVID-19 Vaccination Sites Increase Statewide to 278 Public Locations

    SPRINGFIELD – The State of Illinois is now partnering with Hy-Vee pharmacies across central and northern Illinois to offer coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccinations to eligible individuals.  Hy-Vee has 16 locations in Bloomington, Canton, Galesburg, Hamilton, Milan, Moline, Macomb, Peoria, Peru, Rock Island, Silvis, Springfield, and Sycamore and estimates being able to provide up to 200 vaccinations each day.

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  • 26th Jan, 2021

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 3,667 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 87 additional deaths.

    • Adams County: 2 males 70s
    • Alexander County: 1 female 60s
    • Bond County: 1 female 80s
    • Brown County: 1 male 70s
    • Calhoun County: 1 female 80s
    • Champaign County: 1 male 70s
    • Clay County: 1 male 70s
    • Cook County: 2 males 40s, 1 female 50s, 1 male 60s, 1 female 70s, 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s, 2 males 80s, 1 female 90s, 1 male 90s
    • Crawford County: 1 male 70s
    • DeWitt County: 1 male 70s
    • DuPage County: 2 males 70s, 3 males 80s, 1 female 90s
    • Edgar County: 1 female 60s
    • Effingham County: 1 male 50s, 1 male 70s
    • Franklin County: 1 male 60s
    • Hancock County: 1 female 90s
    • ...
  • 26th Jan, 2021

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced Region 8 (DuPage and Kane) and Region 9 (Lake and McHenry) are moving to Tier 1 effective today.  Information about which tier and phase regions are in can be found at the top of the IDPH website homepage.  

    Restaurants and Bars

    • Indoor service limited to the lesser of 25 guests or 25% capacity per room
    • Establishments offering indoor service must serve food
    • All bar and restaurant patrons should be seated at tables
    • No ordering, seating, or congregating at bar (bar stools should be removed)
    • Tables should be 6 feet apart
    • No standing or congregating...
  • 25th Jan, 2021

    CHICAGO – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) and the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced eight additional Illinois cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) variant B.1.1.7, first identified in the United Kingdom. Health officials previously announced a single case of the variant in Chicago on Janaury 15, for a total of nine cases that have now been reported in Illinois. The nine cases range in age from 12 to 63 years and live in Cook County, including Chicago.  Specimens testing positive for the variant through genomic sequencing were collected between December 29, 2020 – January 15, 2021.

    “With reports of this variant already in many states in the U.S., we anticipated its spread here in Illinois,” said IDPH Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike.  “Early studies have found that this variant spreads more easily than what we have seen with the current...

  • 25th Jan, 2021

    Regions 8 and 9 on track to move to Tier 1 on Tuesday

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 2,944 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 49 additional deaths.

    • Boone County: 1 male 60s
    • Coles County: 1 male 70s
    • Cook County: 1 male 40s, 2 males 50s, 3 females 60s, 2 males 60s, 2 females 70s, 2 females 80s, 2 males 80s, 1 female 90s, 3 males 90s
    • DeKalb County: 1 female 80s
    • DuPage County: 1 male 60s, 2 females 70s, 1 male 70s, 1 male 90s
    • Fulton County: 1 male 80s
    • Henry County: 1 male 90s
    • Kane County: 1 female 50s, 1 male 50s, 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s
    • Lake County: 2 males 50s, 1 female 60s
    • Macoupin County: 1 female 80s
    • Madison County: 1 female 60s, 1 female 90s...
  • 25th Jan, 2021

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced Region 1 (Boone, Carroll, DeKalb, Jo Daviess, Lee, Ogle, Stephenson, Whiteside, Winnebago) and Region 2 (Bureau, Fulton, Grundy, Henderson, Henry, Kendall, Knox, La Salle, Livingston, Marshall, McDonough, McLean, Mercer, Peoria, Putnam, Rock Island, Stark, Tazewell, Warren, Woodford) are moving to Phase 4 of the Restore Illinois Plan effective today.  Information about which tier and phase regions are in can be found at the top of the IDPH website homepage.  

    A Phase 4 Guidelines Overview can be found on the Illinois Department of...

  • 25th Jan, 2021

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has several mobile testing teams that are dispatched to various locations around the state each week to provide COVID-19 testing.  Anyone can be tested, regardless of symptoms or immigration status.  There is no cost to the individual for testing, but they should bring their insurance card if they have one.  However, insurance is not required.  Specimens will be collected using a simple nasal swab.  Drive-through and walk-up testing are both available at most locations. 

    County Date Location Address Hours
    Bond January 26 & 28 Bond County Fairgrounds...
  • 25th Jan, 2021

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has several mobile testing teams that are dispatched to various locations around the state each week to provide COVID-19 testing.  Anyone can be tested, regardless of symptoms or immigration status.  There is no cost to the individual for testing, but they should bring their insurance card if they have one.  However, insurance is not required.  Specimens will be collected using a simple nasal swab.  Drive-through and walk-up testing are both available at most locations. 

    County Date Location Address Hours
    Bureau January 26 & 28 Bureau County Health...
  • 25th Jan, 2021

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has several mobile testing teams that are dispatched to various locations around the state each week to provide COVID-19 testing.  Anyone can be tested, regardless of symptoms or immigration status.  There is no cost to the individual for testing, but they should bring their insurance card if they have one.  However, insurance is not required.  Specimens will be collected using a simple nasal swab.  Drive-through and walk-up testing are both available at most locations. 

    County Date Location Address Hours
    Boone January 27 & 29 Boone County...
  • 24th Jan, 2021

    Regions 1 and 2 on track to move to Phase 4 on Monday

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 3,292 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 40 additional deaths.

    • Clinton County: 1 male 70s
    • Cook County: 1 female 40s, 1 male 50s, 1 female 60s, 2 males 60s, 3 females 70s, 6 males 70s, 2 females 80s, 2 males 80s, 2 females 90s
    • DeKalb County: 1 male 70s
    • Dewitt County: 1 male 90s
    • DuPage County: 1 female 100+
    • Effingham County: 1 male 70s
    • Jefferson County: 1 female 70s
    • Knox County: 1 male 70s
    • Lake County: 1 male 50s, 1 female 70s
    • Logan County: 1 female 70s, 1 female 90s
    • Macon County: 1 female 80s
    • Madison County: 1 female 50s, 1 male 60s
    • McHenry County: 1 female...

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