Champaign-Urbana Public Health District

Press Releases

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...

Jul 15, 2021 COVID-19 Delta Variant in Champaign County
The Delta variant has now reached Champaign County and continues to increase across the country. This particular variant does appear to be more transmissible and is impacting younger patients in a way previous variants have not. In some regions, the Delta variant represents over 50 percent of cases reported. People who are fully vaccinated are protected from the Delta variant which is why it is more important than ever for people to get vaccinated. According to the CDC, preliminary data suggests that 99.5 percent of COVID deaths over the past several months were in unvaccinated... more...

May 13, 2021 Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine is Now Available to Youths Ages 12 through 15
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 to host community-based COVID-19 vaccination clinics.

Anyone 12 years of age or older is now able to receive the Pfizer vaccine. Moderna and Johnson & Johnson are available to individuals age 18 and older. The following clinics are currently available to those meeting age requirements based on the manufacturer's guidance and who live or work in Champaign County. Parental consent is needed for anyone under the age of... more...

May 10, 2021 COVID Vaccinations for All Residents Age 16 and Older
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 vaccination... more...

May 3, 2021 COVID Vaccinations for All Residents Age 16 and Older
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 vaccination clinics.

You can receive the COVID-19 vaccination if you:
- live or work in Champaign County and
- are 16 or older

Please note - those who are 16 or 17 years of age are currently only eligible for the Pfizer vaccine
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Apr 26, 2021 Vaccinations to All Residents Age 16 and Older
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 vaccination clinics.

If you:
- live or work in Champaign County and
- are 16 or older

you can receive a COVID-19 vaccination.... more...

Apr 19, 2021 COVID Vaccinations to All Residents Age 16 and Older
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 vaccination clinics for individuals that live or work in Champaign County, 16 years of age or older, who have not yet received their first dose of the vaccine.

Additional vaccination clinics for the week of April 19, 2021 will be available by appointment only at the following... more...

Apr 15, 2021 Vaccinations to All Residents Age 16 and Older
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 vaccination clinics for individuals that live or work in Champaign County, 16 years of age or older, who have not yet received their first dose of the vaccine.

COVID-19 vaccination appointments are still limited and will remain in high demand until more supply becomes available. Vaccination clinics for the week of April 19, 2021 will be available by appointment only at the following... more...

Apr 12, 2021 COVID Vaccinations to All Residents Age 16 and Older
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 vaccination clinics for anyone 16 years of age or older who has not yet received their first dose of the vaccine. It is important to note that while eligibility guidelines will include residents age 16 or older, each vaccination site may vary based on manufacturer's approval. Moderna and Johnson and Johnson are currently available for individuals age 18 and older while Pfizer is available for those age 16 and older.

COVID-19 vaccination appointments are still limited and will remain in high demand until more supply becomes available. Vaccination clinics for the week of April 12, 2021 will be available by appointment only at the following... more...