• 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...

  • 15th Apr, 2021

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 3,581 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 40 additional deaths.

    • Adams County: 1 female 80s
    • Bureau County: 1 female 70s
    • Champaign County: 1 male 80s
    • Christian County: 1 male 80s
    • Clay County: 1 male 90s
    • Cook County: 1 male 50s, 2 females 60s, 1 male 60s, 2 males 70s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s, 2 females 90s, 1 male 90s
    • DuPage County: 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s
    • Jersey County: 1 female 80s
    • Knox County: 1 female 80s
    • Lake County: 1 female 90s
    • LaSalle County: 2 females 80s
    • Lee County: 1 female 80s
    • Macon County: 1 male 70s
    • McHenry County: 1 female 80s
    • Menard County: 1 male 90s
    • Montgomery County: 1 female 80s
    • ...
  • 14th Apr, 2021

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 3,536 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 31 additional deaths.

    • Carroll County: 1 male 70s
    • Cook County: 1 female 20s, 1 female 30s, 1 female 50s, 3 males 60s, 1 female 70s, 4 males 70s, 2 females 80s, 3 males 80s
    • DuPage County: 1 female 60s, 1 male 90s
    • Kane County: 1 male 30s
    • Lake County: 1 male 60s, 1 male 80s
    • Madison County: 1 male 70s
    • McHenry County: 1 female 90s
    • Peoria County: 1 female 40s
    • Richland County: 1 female 60s
    • Tazewell County: 1 male 80s
    • Vermilion County: 1 female 30s, 1 female 70s
    • Whiteside County: 1 female 30s
    • Will County: 1 male 80s

    Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,288,934 cases, including 21,570...

  • 13th Apr, 2021

    Illinois transferring 50,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine to the city of Chicago in response to J&J pause

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is developing and implementing plans to move forward with COVID-19 vaccinations in Illinois after putting a pause on administration of the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) vaccine, including robust communication with all providers and the transfer of 50,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine to Chicago.  

    Earlier today, at the recommendation of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), IDPH paused the use of the J&J COVID-19 vaccine out of an abundance of caution.  The CDC and FDA are reviewing data involving six reported U.S. cases of a rare and severe type blood clot in individuals after receiving the J&J vaccine, out...

  • 13th Apr, 2021

    Hospitalizations double from one month ago

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 3,193 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 17 additional deaths.

    • Bureau County: 1 female 70s
    • Cook County: 1 male 60s, 1 female 70s, 1 female 80s, 1 female 90s, 1 male 90s
    • DuPage County: 1 male 60s, 1 male 70s
    • Jersey County: 1 female 90s
    • Lake County: 1 female 80s
    • Livingston County: 1 female 60s
    • Logan County: 1 male 60s
    • Madison County: 1 male 50s
    • McHenry County: 1 female 70s
    • Peoria County: 1 male 50s, 1 male 60s
    • St. Clair County: 1 male 50s

    Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,285,398 cases, including 21,540 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois. The age of cases ranges...

  • 13th Apr, 2021

    Illinois Follows CDC and FDA Guidance, Advises Providers to Use Moderna and Pfizer Doses for Existing Appointments

    SPRINGFIELD – In accordance with recommendations from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) will pause the use of the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) COVID-19 vaccine out of an abundance of caution.  The CDC and FDA are reviewing data involving six reported U.S. cases of a rare and severe type blood clot in individuals after receiving the J&J vaccine.

    IDPH has notified all Illinois COVID-19 providers throughout the state to discontinue use of the J&J vaccine at this time. In order to keep appointments, IDPH is strongly advising providers to use Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines. 

    Moderna and Pfizer make...

  • 12th Apr, 2021

    All Illinois residents 16 years and older eligible for COVID-19 vaccine as daily vaccination rate climbs to more than 132,000 doses

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 2,433 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 18 additional deaths.

    • Cook County: 1 male 20s, 1 male 40s, 1 female 50s, 1 male 50s, 1 female 60s, 2 males 60s, 3 females 70s, 2 males 70s, 1 female 80s, 1 female 90s, 2 males 90s
    • Kane County: 1 female 90s
    • Vermilion County: 1 female 90s

    Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,282,205 cases, including 21,523 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 53,115 specimens for a total of 21,225,122.  As...

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