• 23rd Apr, 2021

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 3,369 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 22 additional deaths.

    • Bureau County: 1 male 70s
    • Champaign County: 1 male 40s
    • Cook County: 1 female 40s, 1 male 40s, 2 females 50s, 2 males 50s, 1 male 60s, 2 males 80s
    • DuPage County: 1 female 80s
    • Kane County: 1 female 50s
    • Peoria County: 1 male 60s
    • Sangamon County: 1 female 30s
    • Tazewell County: 1 female 50s, 1 male 80s
    • Vermilion County: 2 females 80s
    • Will County: 1 male 70s, 1 female 90s
    • Woodford County: 1 female 70s

    Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,316,091 cases, including 21,777 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois. The age of cases ranges from younger than one to older than 100 years....

  • 22nd Apr, 2021

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 3,170 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 33 additional deaths.

    • Cook County: 1 male 30s, 1 female 50s, 1 male 50s, 1 female 60s, 1 male 60s, 1 female 70s, 3 males 70s, 2 females 80s, 2 males 80s
    • DuPage County: 1 female 80s
    • Effingham County: 1 female 60s
    • Kane County: 1 male 50s, 1 female 60s, 1 male 60s
    • Lake County: 3 females 60s, 1 male 80s
    • LaSalle County: 1 male 40s
    • Macon County: 1 male 80s
    • Massac County: 1 male 60s
    • McHenry County: 1 female 70s
    • McLean County: 1 female 80s
    • Peoria County: 1 male 80s
    • Stephenson County: 1 female 40s
    • Vermilion County: 1 male 70s
    • Whiteside County: 1 female 60s, 1 male 60s
    • Woodford County...
  • 21st Apr, 2021

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 2,765 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 28 additional deaths.

    • Champaign County: 1 female 100+
    • Cook County: 1 male 40s, 2 females 50s, 1 male 60s, 1 female 70s, 1 male 70s, 2 females 80s
    • DuPage County: 1 male 70s
    • Greene County: 1 female 70s
    • Kankakee County: 1 male 30s, 1 female 60s, 1 male 80s
    • McDonough County: 1 male 70s
    • McLean County: 1 female 60s, 1 female 70s
    • Peoria County: 1 male 70s
    • Rock Island: 1 male 70s, 1 female 90s
    • Tazewell County: 1 male 60s, 1 female 70s
    • Wayne County: 1 male 90s
    • Whiteside County: 1 male 50s
    • Will County: 1 female 50s, 1 male 90s
    • Winnebago County: 1 male 60s
    • Woodford County: 1 female 60s...
  • 21st Apr, 2021

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is providing a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to enlist an agency to develop an online system (e.g., website, portal, or other innovative and interactive approach) to educate Illinoisans of the early warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease and other related dementias.  The systems will also be used to increase awareness of public and private services available in Illinois to those who have been recently diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or have been living with the disease. 

    The online system aims to be a solution to key lessons learned from Lieutenant Governor Juliana Stratton’s #ThroughOurEyes campaign.  In partnership with Alzheimer’s Illinois Chapter, Lieutenant Governor Stratton launched a six-month a listening tour focused on learning and hearing from caregivers, doctors, researchers, and others. Twelve...

  • 20th Apr, 2021

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 2,587 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 9 additional deaths.

    • Champaign County: 1 male 50s
    • Cook County: 1 female 40s, 1 male 50s, 1 male 60s, 1 male 80s
    • Madison County: 1 male 60s
    • St. Clair County: 1 male 80s
    • Tazewell County: 1 female 70s
    • Will County: 1 female 60s

    Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,306,787 cases, including 21,694 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois. The age of cases ranges from younger than one to older than 100 years. Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 62,406 specimens for a total of 21,839,226.  As of last night, 2,288 individuals in Illinois were reported to be in the hospital with COVID-19. Of those, 522 patients were in the ICU and 223...

  • 19th Apr, 2021

    53% of those 18 years and older and 50% of those 16 years and older in Illinois receive at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 1,959 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 22 additional deaths.

    • Cook County: 1 female 50s, 3 males 50s, 2 males 60s, 1 male 70s, 3 males 80s, 2 females 90s
    • DuPage County: 1 female 50s, 1 female 80s
    • Mason County: 1 male 60s
    • Peoria County: 1 female 60s, 1 male 70s, 1 male 80s
    • St. Clair County: 1 female 80s
    • Will County: 1 male 60s, 1 female 80s
    • Winnebago County: 1 male 50s

    Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,304,200 cases, including 21,685 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois. The age of cases ranges from younger than one to...

  • 18th Apr, 2021

    More than 8 million COVID-19 vaccines administered

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 2,666 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 10 additional deaths.

    • Cook County: 2 males 60s, 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s
    • DuPage County: 1 male 80s
    • LaSalle County: 1 male 70s
    • Peoria County: 1 female 70s
    • Sangamon County: 1 female 60s
    • Will County: 1 female 70s

    Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,302,241 cases, including 21,663 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois. The age of cases ranges from younger than one to older than 100 years. Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 70,106 specimens for a total of 21,729,314.  As of last night, 2,127 individuals in Illinois were reported to be in...

  • 17th Apr, 2021

    More than 160,000 vaccinations given yesterday

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 3,194 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 23 additional deaths.

    • Alexander County: 1 male 60s
    • Cook County: 1 female 50s, 1 female 60s, 2 males 60s, 2 females 70s, 3 males 70s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s, 1 female 90s
    • DuPage County: 1 male 60s
    • Kane County: 1 female 70s
    • Lee County: 1 male 70s
    • Marion County: 1 female 90s
    • Peoria County: 1 female 70s. 1 female 80s
    • Vermilion County: 2 males 80s
    • Will County: 1 female 60s, 1 male 70s 

    Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,299,575 cases, including 21,653 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois. The age of cases ranges from younger than one to older...

  • 16th Apr, 2021

    More than 166,000 vaccinations given yesterday

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 3,866 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 21 additional deaths.

    • Bureau County: 1 female 80s
    • Cook County: 1 male 40s, 2 males 70s, 2 males 80s
    • DuPage County; 1 female 50s, 1 male 90s
    • Henry County: 1male 80s, 1 female 90s
    • Jefferson County: 1 female 90s
    • Kane County: 1 male 70s, 1 female 90s
    • Lake County: 1 female 70s, 1 male 80s
    • LaSalle County: 1 male 70s
    • Madison County: 1 female 90s
    • McDonough County: 1 male 80s
    • Tazewell County: 1 male 40s, 1 male 50s
    • Will County: 1 male 60s

    Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,296,381 cases, including 21,630 deaths, in 102...

  • 16th Apr, 2021

    Vaccinations available at state-supported mass vaccination sites for College and University Students Across Illinois

    SPRINGFIELD – With young people driving the increase in COVID-19 cases in Illinois, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is announcing “College Vaccination Days” to encourage all community college and public and private university students across Illinois to get vaccinated at mass vaccination sites.  This weekend and next week state-supported mass vaccination sites across Illinois will have COVID-19 vaccination appointments available for college and university students.  IDPH is partnering with colleges and universities in Illinois to help them direct their students to state-supported sites.

    Beginning in April, the...

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