CHANGES HAPPENING TO CONTACT TRACING IN ILLINOIS.
Illinois contact tracing operations will be moving to Confirmed Case Notification only on June 1, 2022. The State of Illinois Surge Center will cease all activity at the end of the day on May 31, 2022.
Each confirmed case will receive an enhanced automated text message as they have since December of 2021. This SMS message will include a link directing residents to the positive/probable case page on the IDPH site. All case interviews will cease on June 1.
Edgar County Public Health Department COVID-19 Hotlines and Vaccine Information are available Monday-Friday 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Call 217-294-2728 or 217-294-2838.
For additional COVID information, visit IDPH Community Guidance. or call the IDPH COVID Hotline at 1-312-777-1999.
ECPHD now offers the Moderna COVID vaccine every day! Walk-ins are welcome!
Vaccine hours are: Monday: 9AM – 6PM Tuesday – Friday: 9AM – 2:30PM
We recommend calling ahead to ensure a nurse will be available.
Local COVID-19 Announcements
Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine Available to those 6 months & older!
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