Starting May 13, several healthcare vaccine providers throughout DuPage County are planning to open COVID-19 vaccinations to children ages 12 to 15 years old. DuPage County Health Department (DCHD) will open vaccinations to this age group by Monday, May 17. Parents can begin to register their 12 to 15 year old children at to schedule an appointment with DCHD. For vaccine providers beginning vaccinations tomorrow, visit

 5/6/21 Governor JB Pritzker announced that the entire state would move into the “Bridge” transition period starting on Friday, May 14. The Governor’s press announcement is available via this link.

As vaccines become more available it's important that residents make sure they are registered with the DuPage County Health Department, so they can be notified. Once vaccinated it's also helpful to remove your name from their lists. DuPage residents can register with the DuPage County Health Department by visiting their website.  

Resources to Find Vaccines - 

State and Local Health Agencies now have hotlines to assist people that are struggling to find appointments online to find and schedule vaccine appointments. Please pass this on to anyone you think would benefit.

Illinois Department of Public Health Vaccine Hotline: (833) 621- 1284

DuPage Health Department (630) 682-7400 

Any individuals, age 16 years and older, who are homebound or have difficulty getting to a vaccination clinic are eligible for the program and may register at, or call (630) 682-7400 for assistance. See 5/4/2021 News Release here.

Our numbers are better. You can keep track by of the DuPage numbers by following DuPage County’s Health Department - 

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new guidance (available via this link) regarding the activities and precautions that should be taken by people who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

EVICTION CHANGES as of March 2021. Read this document.

March 18, 2021, Governor JB Pritzker announced the creation of a “Bridge” transition period from Phase 4 to Phase 5. More information about that announcement is available in his press release via this link. When 70% of the state’s 65 and older population has received at least one dose of a vaccine, Illinois will move into the “Bridge” transition period. 

 The “Bridge” transition period restrictions are available via this link.

 After a 28-day monitoring of the “Bridge” transition period, the state will be eligible to move into Phase 5, as long as 50% or more of Illinois residents, 16 and older, have received at least one dose of a vaccine. Phase 5 will remove capacity restrictions and other regulations in place under previous mitigations and during the “Bridge” transition period. The Governor’s presentation slides from today’s press conference are available via this link.

Information about mitigation and resurgence metrics can be found here:

Residents are asked to still wear masks when in public and be socially distant (6 feet) whenever possible.

The Governor’s Order requires everyone over the age of 2 and able to medically tolerate a face covering, to cover their nose and mouth “when in a public place and unable to maintain a six-foot social distance. Face coverings are required in public indoor spaces such as stores."

Individuals with a medical condition that precludes them from wearing a face covering will be exempt.

If unable to purchase face coverings, you can make them at home.…/prevent…/diy-cloth-face-coverings.html

Stop the Rumor mill - get the facts. 

The DuPage County Health Department (DCHD) is closely monitoring a fast-changing outbreak of a novel (new) coronavirus (COVID-19) first identified in the city of Wuhan, China. Please go to the DuPage County Health Department page for up-to-date information.

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Illinois COVID-19 Hotline and Email Address

If you have questions about Coronavirus-
Call the Illinois Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Hotline 1(800) 889-3931  or,
Send an email to DPH.SICK@ILLINOIS.GOV
Anytime, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.