CDC Recommendations for Fully vaccinated people in non-healthcare settings

2021-03-29T21:02:46+00:00

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 [...]

CDC Recommendations for Fully vaccinated people in non-healthcare settings2021-03-29T21:02:46+00:00

COVID-19 Vaccination appointments open to any Edgar County resident 18 and older

2021-03-29T20:37:22+00:00

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 [...]

COVID-19 Vaccination appointments open to any Edgar County resident 18 and older2021-03-29T20:37:22+00:00

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

2021-01-12T15:54:03+00:00

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 us as we try to answer as many calls as possible. We have several staff members working to answer the [...]

Sign-Up Instructions for Phase 1B Individuals 01/12/212021-01-12T15:54:03+00:00

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

2021-01-11T19:21:21+00:00

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 the vaccine to be available in the near future, we do not have the vaccine available at this time and [...]

COVID-19 Vaccination Sign-Up 01/11/212021-01-11T19:21:21+00:00

COVID Vaccine Update – 1/8/21

2021-01-08T20:27:00+00:00

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 keep watching our website for updates.  Our initial doses of Moderna vaccines have been administered to Edgar County healthcare workers [...]

COVID Vaccine Update – 1/8/212021-01-08T20:27:00+00:00

Statement regarding new CDC quarantine guidance

2020-12-05T22:25:12+00:00

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 [...]

Statement regarding new CDC quarantine guidance2020-12-05T22:25:12+00:00

Answer the Call!

2020-11-09T15:21:31+00:00

  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 [...]

Answer the Call!2020-11-09T15:21:31+00:00

Resurgence Mitigations – November 2, 2020

2020-11-02T19:04:54+00:00

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

Resurgence Mitigations – November 2, 20202020-11-02T19:04:54+00:00

Masks are required for entry to ECPHD

2020-09-14T15:48:47+00:00

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.

Masks are required for entry to ECPHD2020-09-14T15:48:47+00:00
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