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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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
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.