According to the CDC, people are considered fully vaccinated for COVID-19 two weeks after they have received the second dose in a 2-dose series (Moderna or Pfizer), or two weeks after they have received a single-dose of the Johnson and Johnson Janssen vaccine. The CDC recently released the following recommendations for fully vaccinated people in [...]
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Clinics for the week of March 22nd were not filled to capacity, even though online registration remained open through the clinic event. To ensure that all vaccine is used each week, the Edgar County Public Health Dept. is opening all COVID-19 vaccine clinics to ANY Edgar County resident, age 18 and older. Appointments are required. Please click on [...]
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 reduce quarantine times in certain situations. At this time, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has not adopted any [...]
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. If you see either of these numbers on your caller ID, please answer as it is crucial that we reach [...]
You must bring your own mask and wear it properly upon entry to the Edgar County Public Health Dept. If you do not bring a mask, we may not be able to see you for your appointment.