• 3rd Feb, 2021

    New vaccination record – more than 65,000 doses administered in one day

    Region 4 on target to move to Phase 4 on Thursday

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 3,314 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 69 additional deaths.

    • Adams County: 1 female 70s
    • Boone County: 1 female 60s, 1 female 80s
    • Bureau County: 1male 70s
    • Champaign County: 1 female 90s, 1 male 90s
    • Cook County: 1 male 20s, 1 female 30s, 1 male 50s, 3 females 60s, 1 male 60s, 1 female 70s, 6 males 70s, 4 females 80s, 3 males 80s, 2 females 90s, 2 males 90s, 1 female 100+
    • DuPage County: 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s, 1 male 90s
    • Effingham County: 1 male 80s
    • Henry County: 1 male 70s
    • Jefferson...
  • 3rd Feb, 2021

    Illinois Department of Human Services deploying teams to help vaccinate long-term care residents and staff as quickly as possible

    SPRINGFIELD – In order to increase the limited supply of vaccine to eligible recipients, the State of Illinois is working with Walgreens and CVS pharmacies to temporarily redirect approximately 97,000 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine doses that have not yet been used for the federal Pharmacy Partnership Program to providers across the state.

    After this transfer, approximately 110,000 doses will still remain available for the federal effort to vaccinate long term care residents; the federal program is administering approximately 36,000 doses per week. IDPH will continue to closely monitor the program and additional doses will be directed to the program if needed or if the rate of vaccination accelerates.

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  • 3rd Feb, 2021

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced Region 8 (DuPage, Kane), and Region 9 (Lake, McHenry) are moving to Phase 4 of the Restore Illinois Plan effective today.  Additional 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 Commerce and Economic Opportunity website.

    Phase 4 Guidelines include the following:

    Restaurants and Bars

    • Indoor dining and drinking now permitted for parties...
  • 2nd Feb, 2021

    More Than One Million COVID-19 Vaccines Administered in Illinois

    Regions 8 and 9 on track to move to Phase 4 on Wednesday

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 2,304 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 47 additional deaths.

    • Boone County: 1 female 70s
    • Champaign County: 2 females 80s
    • Clinton County: 1 male 60s, 1 male 90s
    • Cook County: 2 males 50s, 1 female 60s, 5 males 60s, 3 females 70s, 4 males 70s, 1 female 80s, 5 males 80s, 1 female 90s, 1 male 90s
    • Lake County: 1 male 40s, 1 male 50s
    • Madison County: 1 male 60s, 2 males 70s, 2 females 80s, 1 male 80s, 2 females 90s
    • McHenry County: 1 male 70s
    • Monroe County: 1 male 70s
    • Montgomery County: 1 female 70s
    • ...
  • 2nd Feb, 2021

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced Region 10, suburban Cook County, is moving to Phase 4 of the Restore Illinois Plan effective today. Additional 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 Commerce and Economic Opportunity website.

    Phase 4 Guidelines include the following:

    Restaurants and Bars

    • Indoor dining and drinking now permitted for parties of up to 10 people
    • Seated areas should be...
  • 1st Feb, 2021

    IDPH Reports County-Level Vaccine Inventory Data

    SPRINGFIELD – The number of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccination locations across Illinois continues to increase.  A total of 41 new locations were added since January 26, 2021 for a current total of 310 locations open to the public. The new sites include 15 local health department sites, 17 Kroger sites in Central and Southern Illinois, six Mariano’s sites in Northern Illinois, and three Illinois National Guard supported sites in Cook and St. Clair counties.  At this time, vaccinations are by appointment only and are extremely limited due to the limited amount of vaccine.

    The Illinois Department of Public Health is also now reporting county-level vaccine inventory data on its website.  The data include the number of doses allocated by county, along with the doses administered and the number of...

  • 1st Feb, 2021

    Illinois set to surpass today one million doses administered

    Region 10 on track to move to Phase 4 on Tuesday

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 2,312 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 16 additional deaths.

    • Christian County: 1 male 70s
    • Cook County: 1 male 40s, 2 males 50s, 2 males 60s, 1 female 70s, 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s, 2 males 80s, 3 males 90s
    • Grundy County: 1 female 70s
    • Putnam County: 1 male 60s

    Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,128,613 cases, including 19,259 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 61,263 specimens for a total 16,100,555.  As of last...

  • 1st Feb, 2021

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced Region 7, Kankakee and Will counties, is moving to Phase 4 of the Restore Illinois Plan effective today. Additional 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 Commerce and Economic Opportunity website.

    Phase 4 Guidelines include the following:

    Restaurants and Bars

    • Indoor dining and drinking now permitted for parties of up to 10 people
    • Seated areas should be...
  • 31st Jan, 2021

    Region 7 on track to move to Phase 4 on Monday

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 2,428 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 40 additional deaths.

    • Boone County: 1 female 80s
    • Clinton County: 1 female 70s
    • Cook County: 1 female 30s, 2 males 40s, 1 female 50s, 1 male 60s, 3 females 70s, 6 males 70s, 4 females 80s, 1 male 80s, 1 female 90s, 1 male 90s
    • DeKalb County: 1 male 80s
    • DuPage County: 1 female 60s, 1 female 70s
    • Franklin County: 1 male 80s
    • Kane County: 1 female 80s
    • Lake County: 2 males 40s, 1 female 60s
    • LaSalle County: 1 male 80s
    • Madison County: 1 male 70s, 1 female 90s
    • Marion County: 1 female 80s
    • Monroe County: 1 male 60s
    • Randolph County: 1...
  • 31st Jan, 2021

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced Region 11, the city of Chicago, is moving to Phase 4 of the Restore Illinois Plan effective today. Additional 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 Commerce and Economic Opportunity website. Additional guidelines, specific to the city of Chicago will be posted on the city’s website.

    Phase...

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