COVID-19 Main Page

COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

  • This page provides the latest information on our local COVID-19 Pandemic Response.
  • Find recent updates and local  weekly reports for Peoria County.
  • Additional menu items provide specific information on vaccine clinics, testing sites, and quarantine/isolation/contact tracing.
  • Vaccine clinics and vaccination cards. Vaccine clinic information updated weekly.

Recent Updates

  • 9-2-22 New CDC authorization of  COVID-19 bivalent boosters becomes available across the US and in Illinois. New boosters protect against the original strain and the omicron variants. Check with pharmacies, healthcare providers, or health departments for dates and appointments. Bivalent boosters should be available in the next  few weeks.
  • 8-12-22 CDC streamlines some recommendations for COVID-19 guidance. Individuals should still follow own state's guidance.
  • 8-4-22 Watch WTVP interview At Issue for update on local COVID-19 response, including treatment and long COVID-19 study. S35 E05 episode.
  • 6-30-22 COVID 19 Vaccines for age 6 mo - 5 yr have now been authorized and recommended by the FDA and CDC. Check with your pediatrician or medical provider for appointments. The Health Dept is also providing vaccination appointments at 309-679-6655. 
  • 5-23-22 IDPH Changes Contact Tracing From Calls to Automated text Case Notification. IDPH provides quarantine and isolation guidance for the general public. 
  • 5-20-22 IDPH endorses Federal Authorization of COVID 19 Vaccine Booster Dose for Children 5-11 years.
  • 3-31-22 New launch of one-stop national website for vaccines, tests, masks, and latest COVID-19 information, including by state and county.
  • 2-28-22 Mask mandate in Illinois for most public places lifted, unless otherwise posted by business or facility. Continue to follow public health guidance: get vaccinated; stay home if ill, get tested if ill, wear mask in public for 5 days after getting better; understand that some individuals may still mask in public for medical conditions or for their own comfort level.

Weekly Peoria County Surveillance Reports

Want to see numbers and view trends for Peoria County? View COVID-19 Surveillance Reports to see local, state, and national weekly data. Please note, there is some delay in when we receive this information, therefore reports may be a week or so behind the current date. 

IDPH_Logo2014_Slogan_301C Opens in new windowAdditional Vaccination Data and Charts for all Illinois Counties

County vaccination rates, data, and charts are now available at IDPH COVID data. Data for all Illinois counties, including Peoria County, can be found at this IDPH webpage IDPH COVID data.  Note that most data will be updated weekly per county. Choose your county for the data inquiry.

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