• 25th Apr, 2021

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 2,035 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 24 additional deaths.

    • Adams County: 1 male 80s, 1 female 90s
    • Champaign County: 1 male 60s
    • Cook County: 1 female 20s, 2 females 50s, 4 males 50s, 2 males 60s, 2 females 70s, 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s, 2 females 90s
    • Crawford County: 1 male 80s
    • Kane County: 1 male 70s
    • LaSalle County: 1 female 60s
    • Peoria County: 1 female 50s
    • Tazewell County: 1 male 50s

    Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,321,033 cases, including 21,826 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 61,299 specimens for a total of 22...

  • 24th Apr, 2021

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 2,907 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 25 additional deaths.

    • Cook County: 1 female 50s, 1 male 60s, 3 females 70s, 3 males 70s, 1 female 80s
    • DeWitt County: 1 male 60s
    • DuPage County: 1 male 90s
    • Fayette County: 1 male 50s
    • Hancock County: 1 male 60s
    • Kane County: 1 female 40s, 1 female 60s, 1 female 80s
    • Knox County: 1 male 70s
    • McHenry County: 1 male 50s
    • McLean County: 1 male 60s
    • Sangamon County: 1 male 80s
    • St. Clair County: 1 male 90s
    • Vermilion County: 1 female 80s
    • Will County: 1 male 60s, 1 male 70s
    • Woodford County: 1 male 70s

    Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,318,998 cases, including 21,802 deaths, in...

  • 23rd Apr, 2021

    Illinois Follows CDC and FDA Guidance After Safety Review Suggests Potential Blood Clots are Very Rare Events

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) will resume use of the Johnson & Johnson/ Janssen (J&J) COVID-19 vaccine following the announcement by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that they have lifted the previously recommended pause on the J&J vaccine.  The CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) conducted a thorough review of the vaccine after reports of six cases of a rare and severe type of blood clot in individuals following administration of the Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine.

    The pause of the vaccine allowed experts to conduct an extensive review of these 15 cases, as well as inform providers and clinicians about the potential...

  • 23rd Apr, 2021

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health, East Side Health District, and St. Clair County Health Department are announcing a one-day, COVID-19 vaccination pop-up clinic in the East St. Louis Community.  Individuals can make an appointment or walk-up to receive a COVID-19 vaccine while also joining the community health fair, which will include Narcan training, STD testing, blood pressure checks, as well as other health resources.  Gift bags with everything from sunscreen to first aid kits, hand sanitizer, masks, and water bottles will be handed out and hotdogs and hamburgers will be available.

    WHO:

    Illinois Department of Public Health
    East Side Health District
    St. Clair County Health Department
    SIHF Healthcare
    Walgreens
    5th Street Renaissance
    IL Helpline
    St. Clair Behavioral Health Center
    Call...

  • 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...

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