Champaign-Urbana Public Health District

Press Releases

Mar 29, 2021 Vaccinations to those in Eligible Phases as well as Additional Essential Workers
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 who lives or works in Champaign County that fall within Phases 1A and 1B, as well as food and beverage workers, construction trade workers, religious leaders, higher education staff, media, and government, and Champaign County residents 16 years of age or older with underlying health conditions or disabilities, who have not yet received their first dose of the vaccine.

Vaccination clinics for the week of March 29, 2021 will be available by appointment only at the following locations:... more...

Mar 22, 2021 COVID Vaccinations to those in Eligible Phases as well as Newly Prioritized Residents
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 who lives or works in Champaign County that fall within Phases 1A and 1B, work in higher education, media or government, and Champaign County residents 16 years of age or older with underlying health conditions or disabilities, who have not yet received their first dose of the vaccine.

Vaccination clinics for the week of March 22, 2021 will be available by appointment only at the following locations:... more...

Mar 15, 2021 Vaccinations to those Eligible in Phase 1A, 1B, and Expanded 1B Continue
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 who lives or works in Champaign County that fall within Phases 1A and 1B and for Champaign County residents 16 years of age or older with underlying health conditions or disabilities who have not yet received their first dose of the vaccine.

Vaccination clinics for the week of March 15, 2021 will be available by appointment only at the following locations:

Rantoul Youth Center, located at 1306 Country Club Lane, Rantoul. This site will only be accepting those fitting the criteria who are 18+ years of age.... more...

Mar 9, 2021 Champaign County Community Health Plan Finalized
Champaign, IL - The Champaign-Urbana Public Health District (CUPHD), in conjunction with Carle Foundation Hospital, OSF HealthCare, and the United Way of Champaign County, have developed the 2021-2023 Champaign County Community Health Plan. The plan utilized the Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnership (MAPP) model, a community-based model that necessitates community engagement at all levels to conduct the Champaign Community Health Assessment (CHA) and Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP). The current health status of the community was assessed, needs were identified, and then a comprehensive plan to improve the community's health was created by acquiring input from community partners, planners, elected officials, and... more...

Mar 8, 2021 Champaign County COVID-19 Vaccinations Continue
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 who lives or works in Champaign County that fall within Phases 1A and 1B and for Champaign County residents 16 years of age or older with underlying health conditions or disabilities who have not yet received their first dose of the vaccine.

All currently eligible... more...

Mar 1, 2021 Champaign County COVID-19 Vaccinations Continue
Champaign-Urbana Public Health District is expanding 1B Eligibility to Include Residents Age 16 and Older with Underlying Health Conditions or Disabilities

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 who lives or works in Champaign County that fall within Phases 1A and 1B and for residents 16 years of age or older with underlying health conditions or disabilities who have not yet received their first dose of the vaccine.

Newly eligible... more...

Feb 26, 2021 Severe Weather Preparedness Week in Illinois is March 1-5
Champaign, IL - The Champaign County Emergency Management Agency (CCEMA) and the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District (CUPHD) urge everyone to prepare for severe weather. March 1-5, 2021 is Severe Weather Preparedness week in Illinois. In 2020, multiple storms did over $5.2M in damages across Champaign County. Now is the time to prepare - before severe weather is predicted.

We cannot stop severe thunderstorms, lightning, or tornadoes from developing or happening, but there are things that everyone can do to minimize the impacts of severe weather on our lives and our families. According to the National Weather Service (NWS), the following precautions can be taken to prepare for severe... more...

Feb 25, 2021 Virtual Women's Health Expo
Free Pregnancy and Postpartum Health Expo

Champaign, IL - The Champaign-Urbana Public Health District (CUPHD), along with the University of Illinois School of Social Work and via PCORI funding, (Patient- Centered Outcomes Research Institute), is hosting a Virtual Pregnancy and Postpartum Health Expo on Saturday, April 10, 2021 at 10 a.m. The event will be held over Facebook Live and Zoom.

The virtual health expo will highlight available information and resources as well as speakers discussing birth, pregnancy, perinatal depression, and health policy. Virtual door prizes will also be provided. This event is free and open to the public.... more...

Feb 19, 2021 Walk-in COVID-19 vaccine clinic available Saturday, Feb. 20
Champaign, Ill. - Carle Community Health Initiatives in partnership with the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District (CUPHD), will host a walk-in COVID-19 vaccine clinic Saturday at Church of the Living God, 312 E Bradley Ave., Champaign from 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. or until all available dosages are administered. Vaccine is available for those who live or work in Champaign County who are currently eligible to receive vaccine.

When: Saturday, Feb. 20 from 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Where: Church of the Living God, 312 E Bradley Ave.,... more...

Feb 16, 2021 Rescheduling COVID-19 Vaccinations due to Inclement Weather
CHAMPAIGN, IL - The Champaign-Urbana Public Health District (CUPHD) announces COVID-19 vaccination clinics will continue this week as scheduled; however, if individuals need to reschedule due to inclement weather, they may do... more...