Contact tracing plays an integral role in Champaign County’s efforts to mitigate COVID-19. The Champaign-Urbana Public Health District will do a phone call with all positive cases and contacts that have been in proximity of positive cases. Be aware of legitimate calls vs. scammers with this handy guide.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign chemistry professor Martin Burke explains the university’s rapid response to COVID-19.
Learn more about the innovations from the SHIELD Initiative here.
This year, it is more important than ever to get your flu shot to avoid co-infection with COVID-19. The Champaign-Urbana Public Health District is encouraging the community to Mask & Vax this fall. Here’s how you can do your part:
- Get a flu shot
- Wear a mask
- Wash your hands
- Physical Distancing
Check out this list presented by ChambanaMoms.com on where to get a flu shot in Champaign-Urbana.
Slowing the spread of COVID-19 in Champaign County is only possible through rigorous testing. Take personal responsibility to get tested at the free testing site at Market Place Mall, available 8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., seven days a week with no referral necessary.
Learn more about the free testing site at Market Place Mall and get tested today.
In the six months since COVID-19 became pervasive in the United States, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has been diligent in their efforts to mitigate the spread. Through research and innovation, their prodigious efforts combined with the compliance of students, faculty, and staff have kept the campus and surrounding community safe.
Here’s a look at the extraordinary efforts happening right here in Champaign County.
Through rigorous testing and contact tracing, we continue to see low positivity rates both on campus, and in the surrounding communities.
Let’s continue to be diligent in our efforts to keep Champaign County Safe.