Champaign-Urbana Public Health District

Vital Records

If you need copies of a birth certificate or a death certificate contact our vital records department. We keep birth and death certificates for Champaign county for 10 years. After 10 years the birth and death certificates are sent to the Champaign county Clerk's office. If you would like information on making changes to either birth or death certificates see the resources listed below.

Birth certificates
Changing a birth certificate
Application for Birth Certificate for Homeless/Incarcerated Individuals
Death certificates
Changing a death certificate
Champaign County clerk vital records

Leading causes of death in Champaign county

Below are links to PDF files containing the leading causes of death for both Champaign Urbana and Champaign County.