Champaign County COVID-19 Updates

While vaccinations are ramping up in Champaign County, we must continue to stay vigilant in reducing the spread of COVID-19 in our community. Through masking, testing, social distancing, and getting your vaccination when eligible, we are protecting each other and supporting our local businesses. Here’s some updates on the status of COVID-19 in our community.Continue reading “Champaign County COVID-19 Updates”

Tips for a Safe Easter Weekend

Heading into Easter weekend, families are preparing to gather to celebrate the holiday. Julie Pryde sits down with Elizabeth from Urbana Public TV to share some tips for safely gathering. As a reminder, CDC guidelines state that while fully-vaccinated individuals can gather without masks, until vaccinations are wide-spread and all individuals at your gathering areContinue reading “Tips for a Safe Easter Weekend”

Free Mask Pickup for Individuals & Businesses

A large donation of masks has created an opportunity for individuals and businesses to access these masks at no cost. MASK DETAILS Reusable Cloth Face Mask (made by Herff Jones) Product Description: Product Classification: Reusable Non-Medical Face Mask (machine washable and reusable); these masks are not for medical use Construction/Design: Double-Layer material; 5.5″ interior pocketContinue reading “Free Mask Pickup for Individuals & Businesses”

Champaign County Vaccinations Continue

Champaign-Urbana Public Health District and Community Healthcare Partners Continue to Offer COVID Vaccinations to those in Eligible Phases as well as Newly Prioritized Residents The Champaign-Urbana Public Health District (CUPHD), in partnership with Carle Health, OSF HealthCare, Christie Clinic, Promise Healthcare, and the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign will be hosting community-based COVID-19 vaccination clinics for anyone who livesContinue reading “Champaign County Vaccinations Continue”

Bridge Phase: Where We Are Now & How We Get There

ALL OF ILLINOIS IS IN PHASE 4 Effective March 19, 2021, all of Illinois remains in Phase 4 of the Restore Illinois Plan. Governor Pritzker announced a Bridge Phase that will loosen restrictions across industries to allow increased opportunities for businesses as we begin recovery. MOVE TO BRIDGE PHASE WHEN ILLINOIS HAS 70% OF 65+Continue reading “Bridge Phase: Where We Are Now & How We Get There”

With Vaccine Allocations Increasing, Illinois Launches Call Center to Bridge Digital Divide and Assist with Vaccine Appointments

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today launched the Vaccine Appointment Call Center to assist people who do not have access to or who have difficulty navigating online services in making appointments to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. As Illinois begins to receive significantly more vaccine from the federal government and appointments become more widelyContinue reading “With Vaccine Allocations Increasing, Illinois Launches Call Center to Bridge Digital Divide and Assist with Vaccine Appointments”

Vaccination Availability: Week of March 15

The Champaign-Urbana Public Health District (CUPHD), in partnership with Carle Health, OSF HealthCare, Christie Clinic, Promise Healthcare, and the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign will be hosting community-based COVID-19 vaccination clinics for anyone who lives or works in Champaign County that fall within Phases 1A and 1B and for Champaign County residents 16 years of age or olderContinue reading “Vaccination Availability: Week of March 15”

Guidance When Fully Vaccinated

Fully Vaccinated—What Happens Now? You are considered fully vaccinated for COVID-19 ≥2 weeks after you have received the second dose in a 2-dose series (Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna), or ≥2 weeks after you have received a single-dose vaccine (Johnson and Johnson). What You Can Do Visit with other fully vaccinated people indoors without wearing masks orContinue reading “Guidance When Fully Vaccinated”

Vaccinations Update in Champaign County: March 8

The Champaign-Urbana Public Health District (CUPHD), in partnership with Carle Health, OSF HealthCare, Christie Clinic, Promise Healthcare, and the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign will be hosting community-based COVID-19 vaccination clinics for anyone who lives or works in Champaign County that fall within Phases 1A and 1B and for Champaign County residents 16 years of age or olderContinue reading “Vaccinations Update in Champaign County: March 8”

Vaccinations Expand to 16+ with Underlying Conditions

The Champaign-Urbana Public Health District (CUPHD), in partnership with Carle Health, OSF HealthCare, Christie Clinic, Promise Healthcare, and the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign will be hosting community-based COVID-19 vaccination clinics for anyone who lives or works in Champaign County that fall within Phases 1A and 1B and for residents 16 years of age or older with underlyingContinue reading “Vaccinations Expand to 16+ with Underlying Conditions”