Champaign-Urbana Public Health District

Press Releases

Jan 4, 2022 COVID-19 Testing is Available Throughout Community
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 encourage the community to continue to test for COVID-19 at designated locations.

Individuals that are asymptomatic or need State-mandated screening testing are asked to use the following community sites that are open to anyone without an... more...

Dec 10, 2021 COVID-19 Initial Series, Boosters and Pediatric Vaccinations Currently Available
COVID vaccinations available throughout community

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 provide COVID-19 initial vaccination doses, boosters, and Pfizer pediatric... more...

Dec 6, 2021 It's National Influenza Vaccination Week.
If you haven't received a flu shot yet, there's still time.

Champaign, IL - The Champaign-Urbana Public Health District (CUPHD) recognizes December 5-11, 2021 as National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW), reminding everyone 6 months and older that there's still time to get a flu vaccine. The holidays are here, and while that means more opportunities for spreading cheer, there is also more opportunity for spreading flu and other respiratory viruses as people resume travel and gather with family and friends. NIVW is an important reminder to check off one thing no one should go through the holiday season without: a flu... more...

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...