• 18th Mar, 2021

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 2,325 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 34 additional deaths.

    • Champaign County: 1 female 80s
    • Cook County; 1 male 50s, 1 female 60s, 1 male 60s, 1 female 70s, 1 male 70s, 2 females 80s, 1 female 90s, 1 male 90s
    • Cumberland County: 1 male 60s
    • DuPage County: 1 female 70s, 2 males 70s, 1 male 90s
    • Kane County: 1 female 50s, 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s, 1 female 90s
    • Lake County: 1 male 70s
    • Madison County: 1 male 60s, 2 males 90s
    • Rock Island Cunty: 1 female 70s, 1 male 70s
    • St. Clair County: 1 male 70s
    • Vermilion County: 1 male 70s
    • Whiteside County: 1 male 60s, 1 male 80s
    • Will County: 2 males 60s, 1 male 80s, 2 females 90s

    Currently, IDPH...

  • 17th Mar, 2021

    Vaccine allocation data now posted on the IDPH website

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 1,655 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 17 additional deaths.

    • Boone County: 1 male 70s
    • Cook County: 1 female 40s, 1 male 50s, 1 male 60s, 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s
    • Grundy County: 1 male 30s, 1 female 60s
    • Kane County: 1 male 90s
    • Madison County: 1 male 50s, 2 females 80s, 1 male 80s
    • Randolph County: 1 male 90s
    • Will County: 1 male 60s
    • Winnebago County: 1 female 80s

    Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,213,765 cases, including 20,988 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,...

  • 16th Mar, 2021

    Community-Based Testing Sites schedule adjusted as IDPH prioritizes mobile testing operations

    SPRINGFIELD – In an effort to make one of the largest COVID-19 testing infrastructures in the country more easily accessible for residents, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is fine tuning its targeted mobile testing operations.  This is in response to a decline in the number of people utilizing state supported testing sites and in preparation for the next phases of the pandemic response.  IDPH is realigning its testing strategy to deploy mobile testing teams to locations with a high demand for testing, such as schools, processing plants, high risk workplaces, and other targeted locations. 

    “By focusing on taking testing to where people are...

  • 16th Mar, 2021

    Record 7-day vaccine administration average at more than 102,500 doses daily

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 1,997 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 19 additional deaths.

    • Cook County: 1 female 40s, 1 female 60s, 2 males 60s, 1 female 70s, 3 males 70s, 1 male 80s, 1 male 90s
    • DuPage County: 1 male 70s
    • Madison County: 1 female 60s, 1 female 90s
    • Ogle County: 1 male 60s
    • Rock Island County: 1 female 70s
    • St. Clair County: 1 male 60s
    • Will County: 1 female 60s, 1 male 70s
    • Winnebago County: 1 male 90s

    Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,212,110 cases, including 20,973 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois. The age of cases ranges from younger than one to older than 100 years....

  • 15th Mar, 2021

    Record 7-day vaccine administration average at more than 102,000 doses daily

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 782 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 12 additional deaths.

    • Cook County: 1 female 30s, 2 males 50s, 1 male 60s, 1 female 70s, 2 females 80s, 1 female 90s
    • DuPage County: 1 female 80s
    • Kane County: 1 male 80s
    • Peoria County: 1 male 60s
    • Will County: 1 female 70s

    Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,210,113 cases, including 20,955 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 39,145 specimens for a total of 19,170,243.  As of last night, 1,112 individuals in Illinois were...

  • 14th Mar, 2021

    More than 4 million doses of vaccine administered in Illinois

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 1,484 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 19 additional deaths.

    • Cook County: 1 female 50s, 2 males 50s, 1 male 70s, 1 female 100+
    • Fulton County: 1 male 80s
    • Jackson County: 1 male 80s
    • Jersey County: 1 female 60s
    • Kane County: 1 male 70s
    • Kankakee County: 1 male 50s
    • Lake County: 1 male 80s, 1 female 90s
    • Lee County: 1 male 80s
    • Pulaski County: 1 male 60s
    • Rock Island County: 1 male 60s
    • St. Clair County: 1 female 70s
    • Whiteside County: 1 male 70s
    • Will County: 1 male 80s
    • Williamson County: 1 male 70s

    Currently, IDPH is reporting a total...

  • 13th Mar, 2021

    More than 152,000 COVID-19 vaccines administered in Illinois yesterday

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 1,675 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 23 additional deaths.

    • Champaign County: 1 female 80s
    • Cook County: 2 males 40s, 2 females 50s, 2 males 50s, 1 male 60s, 2 females 70s, 2 males 70s, 1 female 80s, 2 females 90s
    • DuPage County: 1 female 80s
    • Lee County: 1 male 80s
    • Madison County: 1 male 40s, 1 male 80s, 1 male over 100
    • McLean County: 1 female 80s
    • Will County: 1 female 70s
    • Winnebago County: 1 female 80s

    Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,207,847 cases, including 20,924 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois. The age of cases ranges from younger than one to older...

  • 12th Mar, 2021

    Vaccine Appointment Call Center open 7 days a week at 833-621-1284

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today launched the Vaccine Appointment Call Center to assist people who do not have access to or who have difficulty navigating online services in making appointments to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. As Illinois begins to receive significantly more vaccine from the federal government and appointments become more widely available, this call center will be critical in bridging the digital divide and ensuring the vaccine reaches all communities.

    “We want to make sure our most vulnerable populations, such as our seniors and individuals in heavily impacted communities who may not have access to online services, are able to make appointments to receive the COVID-19 vaccine,” said IDPH Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike.  “While vaccine is...

  • 12th Mar, 2021

    Approximately 54% of those 65 years and older vaccinated in Illinois

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 1,763 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 39 additional deaths.

    • Adams County: 1 male 80s
    • Cass County: 1 male 80s
    • Clark County: 1 female 50s
    • Cook County: 1 female 60s, 1 male 70s
    • DuPage County: 1 female 70s, 1 male 80s
    • Edwards County: 1 male 90s
    • Fulton County: 1 female 90s
    • Grundy County: 1 female 70s
    • Iroquois County: 1 female 70s
    • Kane County: 1 female 80s, 1 female 90s, 1 male 90s
    • Lake County: 1 female 80s
    • Madison County: 1 female 60s, 1 male 60s, 1 male 70s, 1 male 90s
    • Massac County: 1 female 80s
    • McDonough County: 1 female 60s
    • ...
  • 11th Mar, 2021

    Highest 7-day vaccination average with more than 98,000 doses administered

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 1,700 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 55 additional deaths.

    • Adams County: 1 male 90s
    • Alexander County: 1 male 70s
    • Bureau County: 1 female 60s
    • Cass County: 1 male 70s
    • Cook County: 1 female 20s, 1 male 30s, 2 females 40s, 1 female 50s, 2 males 50s, 1 female 60s, 3 males 60s, 4 females 70s, 5 males 70s, 5 females 80s, 2 males 80s, 1 female 90s, 1 males 90s, 1 female over 100
    • DuPage County: 2 males 80s
    • Edwards County: 1 male 60s
    • Fayette County: 1 male 80s
    • Grundy County: 1 male 50s, 1 female 80s
    • Jackson County: 1 female 70s
    • Lake County: 1 male 60s, 1 male...

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