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Edgar County COVID Stats 1/22/2021

Lab-Confirmed Positive
Home Isolation

*Some Rapid COVID-19 tests are not recognized by IDPH/CDC as a confirmed, positive test. Therefore, these tests are listed as probable. Probable cases are still required to isolate for 14 days and contract tracing is completed. If an additional test is performed and results as positive, the probable then becomes a positive, lab-confirmed case of COVID-19.

Edgar County COVID-19 Lab-Confirmed Positive Testing Results

Local COVID-19 Announcements

1201, 2021

Sign-Up Instructions for Phase 1B Individuals 01/12/21

The health department is currently experiencing an influx of calls for registration for the vaccine. We are excited with you to finally see a glimpse of the end to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Please be patient with [...]

1101, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccination Sign-Up 01/11/21

The Edgar County Public Health Department is now opening registration for those individuals 65 years or older that wish to take the COVID-19 Vaccine. Please call 217-466-3545 to register. Please understand: While we anticipate [...]

801, 2021

COVID Vaccine Update – 1/8/21

Edgar County continues to vaccinate those individuals in the priority group 1A.   Phase 1B rollout cannot take place until IDPH allows. The timeline to move into Phase 1B is unknown at this time. Please [...]

512, 2020

Statement regarding new CDC quarantine guidance

The CDC continues to recommend that people who have been exposed to COVID-19 quarantine for 14-days from the last exposure.  CDC recently released guidance that would give states and local health departments the option to [...]

911, 2020

Answer the Call!

  An Employee of the Edgar County Public Health Dept will call you if you've tested positive or have been exposed to COVID-19. The most common numbers they may call from include: 217-465-2212 or 1-312-777-1999. [...]

211, 2020

Resurgence Mitigations – November 2, 2020

Beginning November 2, 2020, all indoor dining and bar service shall be suspended. This is due to Governor Pritzker's Resurgence Mitigation requirements. Help us stop the spread of COVID-19. COVID-19-Resurgence-Mitigations