• 30th Jan, 2021

    Region 11 on track to move to Phase 4 on Sunday

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 3,345 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 65 additional deaths.

    • Champaign County: 1 female 80s
    • Clay County: 1 female 60s, 1 male 70s
    • Cook County: 1 male 20s, 1 male 30s, 1 female 50s, 3 males 60s, 4 females 70s, 3 males 70s, 4 females 80s, 3 males 80s, 3 females 90s, 2 males 90s
    • DeKalb County: 1 male 90s
    • DuPage County: 1 female 60s, 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s
    • Franklin County: 1 female 80s
    • Grundy County: 1 female 60s, 1 male 60s
    • Kane County: 1 male 70s
    • LaSalle County: 1 female 60s
    • Lee County: 1 female 80s
    • Livingston County: 1 female 90s, 1 male 90s
    • Macoupin County: 1 female...
  • 29th Jan, 2021

    Recognition program applications due February 19th 

    SPRINGFIELD – The Serve Illinois Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service (Serve Illinois) is accepting applications for the Governor’s Hometown Awards (GHTA) program. GHTA gives formal recognition to those who contributed to projects that improved their community’s quality of life. These projects, sponsored by local units of government, had strong volunteer support, met a need, and made a definitive impact, thereby generating a positive outcome in the community, and by extension, the state.

    Now in its fourth year with Serve Illinois, the Governor’s Hometown Awards continues to enhance the Commission’s mission to improve Illinois communities by enhancing volunteerism and instilling an ethic of service throughout the state. Volunteers are continuing to step up to serve unmet needs in their...

  • 29th Jan, 2021

    Third straight day of record high number of vaccines administered with more than 58,000 doses administered in 24 hours

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 4,156 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 71 additional deaths. The state has also administered a record high number of vaccine doses for the third straight day in a row, with 58,357 doses administered in the most recent 24-hour period.

    • Bond County: 1 female 70s
    • Champaign County: 1 male 60s
    • Coles County: 1 male 60s
    • Cook County: 1 female 40s, 1 female 50s, 2 males 50s, 1 female 60s, 3 males 60s, 1 female 70s, 2 males 70s, 1 female 80s, 3 males 80s, 1 male 90s
    • DeKalb County: 1 female 60s
    • Douglas County: 1 female 80s
    • DuPage County: 1 female 70s, 1...
  • 28th Jan, 2021

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 4,191 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 103 additional deaths.

    • Adams County: 1 female 80s
    • Boone County: 1 male 70s
    • Clinton County: 1 female 70s, 1 male 80s, 1 female 90s
    • Coles County: 1 male 70s
    • Cook County: 4 males 50s, 6 females 60s, 9 males 60s, 3 females 70s, 8 males 70s, 5 females 80s, 7 males 80s, 2 females 90s, 2 male 90s
    • DeKalb County: 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s
    • DuPage County: 1 male 60s, 2 males 70s, 2 females 90s, 1 male 90s
    • Fulton County: 1 male 60s
    • Henderson County: 1 male 70s
    • Henry County: 1 female 80s
    • Kane County: 1 female 70s, 2 males 70s, 1 female 90s, 1 male 90s
    • Kankakee County: 1 male 90s
    • Lake County: 1 male 40s, 1...
  • 27th Jan, 2021

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 3,751 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 81 additional deaths.

    • Adams County: 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s, 1 male 90s
    • Cass County: 1 male 80s
    • Clark County: 1 male 80s
    • Cook County: 1 male 30s, 1 female 40s, 1 male 40s, 1 male 50s, 1 female 60s, 3 males 60s, 2 females 70s, 4 males 70s, 1 female 80s, 3 males 80s, 3 females 90s, 1 male 90s
    • DeKalb County: 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s, 1 male 100+
    • DuPage County: 1 female 80s, 1 female 90s, 1 male 90s
    • Grundy County: 1 male 70s
    • Hancock County: 1 female 90s
    • Hardin County: 1 male 90s
    • Henry County: 1 female 70s
    • Jefferson County: 2 males 70s
    • Kane County: 1 female 40s, 1 female 90s
    • Kendall County: 1...
  • 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.

    HyVee

    The State of...

  • 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...

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