Champaign-Urbana Public Health District

Press Releases

Dec 1, 2021 COVID-19 Booster and Pediatric Vaccinations Available
CHAMPAIGN, IL - 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 continue community-based COVID-19 booster and Pfizer pediatric vaccination clinics.

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Nov 18, 2021 Additional community vaccination clinics continue next week
CHAMPAIGN, IL - 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 are hosting additional community-based COVID-19 booster and Pfizer pediatric vaccination clinics next week.

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Nov 15, 2021 Additional community vaccination clinics available next week
CHAMPAIGN, IL - 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 are hosting additional community-based COVID-19 booster and Pfizer pediatric vaccination clinics next... more...

Nov 8, 2021 Additional community vaccination clinics available this week
CHAMPAIGN, IL - 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 are hosting additional community-based COVID-19 booster and Pfizer pediatric vaccination clinics this week.

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Nov 3, 2021 Community vaccination clinics available by appointment for children age 5-11
According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) news release, "In the U.S., COVID-19 cases in children 5 through 11 years of age make up 39% of cases in individuals younger than 18 years of age. According to the CDC, approximately 8,300 COVID-19 cases in children 5 through 11 years of age resulted in hospitalization. As of Oct. 17, 691 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported in the U.S. in individuals less than 18 years of age, with 146 deaths in the 5 through 11 years age group.

The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine for children 5 through 11 years of age is administered as a two-dose primary series, 3 weeks apart, but is a lower dose (10 micrograms) than that used for individuals 12 years of age and older (30... more...

Oct 22, 2021 Champaign County COVID-19 Booster Clinics Expand
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), many of the people who are now eligible to receive a booster shot received their initial vaccine early in the vaccination program and will benefit from additional protection. With the Delta variant's dominance as the circulating strain and cases of COVID-19 increasing significantly across the United States, a booster shot will help strengthen protection against severe disease in those populations who are at high-risk for exposure to COVID-19 or the complications from severe disease. Additional information regarding the newest... more...

Oct 5, 2021 Champaign County COVID-19 Pfizer Booster Clinics Expand
CHAMPAIGN, IL - 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 are hosting community-based COVID-19 Pfizer booster vaccination clinics throughout the month of October.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), many of the people who are now eligible to receive a booster shot received their initial vaccine early in the vaccination program and will benefit from additional protection. With the Delta variant's dominance as the circulating strain and cases of COVID-19 increasing significantly across the United States, a booster shot will help strengthen protection against severe disease in those populations who are at high-risk for exposure to COVID-19 or the complications from severe disease. Additional information can be found at:... more...

Oct 4, 2021 Champaign County COVID-19 Pfizer Booster Vaccinations Available
CHAMPAIGN, IL - 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 Pfizer booster vaccination clinics beginning next week.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), many of the people who are now eligible to receive a booster shot received their initial vaccine early in the vaccination program and will benefit from additional protection. With the Delta variant's dominance as the circulating strain and cases of COVID-19 increasing significantly across the United States, a booster shot will help strengthen protection against severe disease in those populations who are at high-risk for exposure to COVID-19 or the complications from severe disease. Additional information can be found at:... more...

Aug 17, 2021 Third Dose of COVID-19 Vaccination Available to Individuals Meeting Certain Criteria
Eligibility criteria for a third dose of a COVID-19 vaccine is based on the following recommendations from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)/Emergency Use Authorization:

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Jul 28, 2021 Champaign-Urbana Public Health District Aligns with CDC Mask Guidance
CHAMPAIGN, IL - The Champaign-Urbana Public Health District (CUPHD) announces their alignment with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendation that everyone, including fully vaccinated individuals, wear a mask in public indoor setting in areas with substantial and high transmission. The CDC is also recommending universal indoor masking for all teachers, staff, students, and visitors to K-12 schools, regardless of vaccination status.... more...