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Posted on: March 4, 2020

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June 11th the state of Illinois is moving to Phase 5 (Illinois Restored). The guidance from the State of IL for businesses and venues can be found here. Please note businesses and municipalities are permitted to continue requiring face coverings and social distancing as deemed appropriate. Unvaccinated persons should wear face coverings when in public. Public transportation and health care facilities still require all members of the public to wear face coverings.

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 dupagehealth.org/covid19vaccineregistration to schedule an appointment with DCHD. For vaccine providers beginning vaccinations tomorrow, visit www.dupagehealth.org/covid19vaccine

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. www.dupagehealth.org  

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  www.dupagehealth.org/covid19vaccineregistration, 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 - https://www.dupagehealth.org/610/DuPage-County-COVID-19-Dashboard 

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.

Stop the Rumor mill - get the facts. https://www.fema.gov/coronavirus-rumor-control 



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