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Posted: April 14, 2021

One in Four DuPage County Residents Are Fully Vaccinated Against COVID-19

As of today, 238,324, or 25.7 percent, of DuPage County residents have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and 369,858, or 39.8 percent, of residents have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose. Additionally, 84.8 percent of DuPage County residents ages 65 years and older have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose. In the past week, more than 84,265 vaccine doses were administered into the arms of DuPage County residents for a total of 608,182 doses administered to date.
Posted: April 9, 2021

DCHD Officials Urge Residents to Remain Vigilant and Practice Preventive Measures as COVID-19 Transmission Increases in DuPage County

DuPage County Health Department (DCHD) continues to closely monitor COVID-19 key indicators to identify early but significant increases in COVID-19 transmission activity throughout the county. This week, health officials are reporting a concerning increase in COVID-19 daily cases, positivity rate, and related hospitalizations. Residents are reminded to stay vigilant and continue practicing COVID-19 safety precautions to protect themselves and their community.
Posted: April 7, 2021

One in Three DuPage County Residents Have Been Vaccinated with at Least One COVID-19 Vaccine Dose

As of today, 332,458, or 35.8 percent, of DuPage County residents have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose, and 191,459, or 20.6 percent of residents have been fully vaccinated. Additionally, 82.4 percent of DuPage County residents ages 65 and older have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose. In the past week, more than 59,000 vaccine doses were administered into the arms of DuPage County residents for a total of 523,917 doses administered to date.
Posted: April 1, 2021

More than 460,000 Vaccine Doses Administered to DuPage County Residents

As of today, Apr. 1, 464,334 doses have been administered into the arms of DuPage County residents, which represents the administration of more than 50,000 doses of vaccine in the past week. Additionally, 168,993, or 18.2 percent, of DuPage County residents are now fully vaccinated, and 79.4 percent of residents 65 years and older have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose.
Posted: March 24, 2021

DuPage County Health Department Announces Plan to Expand COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility to Phase 1b Plus

Beginning today, Mar. 24, DuPage County Health Department (DCHD) will expand COVID-19 vaccine appointment opportunities to individuals who are eligible in Phase 1b Plus, including persons + 16 to 64 years old with comorbidities and underlying conditions, as well as individuals with disabilities. In DuPage County, an estimated 174,443 DuPage County residents will become newly eligible in Phase 1b Plus.  
Posted: March 19, 2021

DuPage County Health Department COVID-19 Community Vaccination Clinic Expands Operations with Illinois Department of Public Health Partnership

DuPage County Health Department (DCHD) and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) are partnering to expand the operations of the DCHD COVID-19 Community Vaccination Clinic. This unique partnership will provide an increased vaccine supply and greater access to COVID-19 vaccinations for the residents of DuPage County and Illinois.
Posted: March 17, 2021

More Than 25,000 COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Have Been Administered by the DCHD Community Vaccination Clinic as Vaccine Supply Challenges Continue

As of early this week, the DuPage County Health Department (DCHD) COVID-19 Community Vaccination Clinic has administered more than 25,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses since operations began in December 2020. This community vaccination clinic represents one of eight COVID-19 mass vaccination sites in DuPage County. These mass vaccination sites are a part of a countywide vaccine network that can vaccinate over 65,700 people per week, but these efforts remain constrained by the limited and varied vaccine supply.
Posted: March 16, 2021

Over 200,000 DuPage Residents Have Received at Least One Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine and DuPage County COVID-19 Vaccine Network Is Poised to Expand When Vaccine Supply Allows

DuPage County Health Department (DCHD) continues to build a countywide COVID-19 vaccine network that can administer vaccines as quickly as they become available. Currently, DCHD and other local vaccine providers have created the capacity to administer more than 65,700 vaccine doses per week. These providers have been working tirelessly since December to vaccinate eligible individuals who live or work in DuPage County. Since December, over 200,000 DuPage County residents have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
Posted: March 10, 2021

Over 10 Percent of DuPage County Residents Are Now Fully Vaccinated

Over 271,684 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered to DuPage County residents, and 177,631 residents have received at least one dose of vaccine as of today, March 10. Of those vaccinated, 94,053 people, or 10.13 percent of DuPage County residents, are fully vaccinated. This represents the administration of 59,049 doses of vaccine in the past week to DuPage County residents.
Posted: March 3, 2021

Over 212,000 COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Have Been Administered to DuPage County Residents

As of today, over 212,635 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered to DuPage County residents and 147,031 residents have received at least one dose of vaccine. Of those vaccinated, 65,604 people, or 7.06 percent, have received second doses and are fully vaccinated. This represents the administration of 48,304 doses of vaccine in the past week to DuPage County residents.
Posted: February 24, 2021

Nearly One in Seven DuPage County Residents Have Received At Least One COVID-19 Vaccine Dose

Progress in COVID-19 vaccine administration continues with approximately 116,940, or 13 percent, of DuPage County residents being vaccinated with at least one dose and 47,391 residents, or 5.1 percent of the County’s population fully vaccinated with two doses, as of Feb. 24. However, due to the limited vaccine supply of first doses provided by the State, DuPage County Health Department’s (DCHD) Community Vaccination Clinic and other local vaccine providers are scaling back first dose appointments and primarily focusing on administering second doses in the coming weeks.
Posted: February 17, 2021

DuPage County Updates on COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution and First Report of Local COVID-19 Case Caused by B.1.1.7 Variant

DuPage County Health Department (DCHD) has learned the number of COVID-19 vaccines allocated to DuPage County in the next three weeks for first doses will be very limited. This week, DCHD expects to receive only 2,450 vaccines for first doses for distribution to vaccine providers in DuPage County which is much lower than the recent average of 14,000 new vaccine doses previously received each week.
Posted: February 9, 2021

DuPage County COVID-19 Community Vaccination Clinic to Expand and Relocate to DuPage County Fairgrounds

The DuPage County Health Department (DCHD) announced today that starting tomorrow, Feb. 10, the DCHD COVID-19 Community Vaccination Clinic will relocate to the DuPage County Fairgrounds located at 2015 Manchester Road in Wheaton to expand its vaccination capacity as vaccine supply allows. Vaccinations are available by appointment only to individuals signed up on the DCHD registration form.
Posted: February 3, 2021

DuPage County Moves to Phase 4 Mitigations

Due to the substantial progress DuPage County has made against COVID-19, the State of Illinois is moving Region 8 (DuPage and Kane) to Phase 4 mitigations today. To maintain this progress, DuPage County Health Department (DCHD) urges residents, including persons who have been vaccinated against COVID-19, to continue adhering to the public health measures that help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Posted: January 27, 2021

DuPage County Begins Transition to Phase 1b

As of today, 58,575 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered to DuPage County residents, and 1.7%, or 15,815 individuals, have been fully vaccinated. This represents over 12,000 doses administered in the past week. This week, DuPage County began its transition to vaccinate individuals in Phase 1b with some local providers vaccinating their eligible patients or clients.
Posted: January 20, 2021

Over 46,000 COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Administered Despite Limited Vaccine Supply

As of today, DuPage County leads the state with 1.39% of the population fully vaccinated. Over 46,000 vaccines have been administered to DuPage County residents, and 12,949 persons have been fully vaccinated with two doses, according to COVID-19 vaccination data. As the number of individuals vaccinated in the Phase 1a category increases to a substantial level, DuPage County Health Department (DCHD) anticipates beginning the transition to Phase 1b starting Monday, January 25.
Posted: January 13, 2021

DuPage County Health Department COVID-19 Vaccine Weekly Update

This week, vaccination efforts in DuPage County remain focused on administering first and second doses of COVID-19 vaccine to healthcare personnel in Phase 1a and expanding vaccine capacity throughout the county. As of Jan. 12, 2021, approximately 33,950 vaccines have been administered to DuPage County healthcare personnel according to vaccination data provided by Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH). DuPage County is currently in the top five counties for the percent of population fully vaccinated.
Posted: January 6, 2021

DuPage County Health Department COVID-19 Vaccine Weekly Update

Since COVID-19 vaccine began arriving in DuPage County, over 18,000 healthcare workers who live or work in DuPage County have now been vaccinated, as of Jan. 4, 2021. This indicates the County being on track to complete the Phase 1a priority group, including  an estimated 43,000 healthcare personnel (HCP), within the projected eight-week timeline.
Posted: December 31, 2020

DuPage County Health Department COVID-19 Vaccine Weekly Update

Since the first doses of vaccine were received on December 16, DuPage County Health Department (DCHD) and the health systems serving DuPage County are working to vaccinate as many healthcare personnel as possible as the vaccine supply increases. DCHD will be reporting the total number of vaccines distributed and administered in the county in the coming week.
Posted: December 23, 2020

DuPage County Health Department COVID-19 Vaccine Weekly Update

Since the first 13,650 doses of COVID-19 vaccine arrived in DuPage County last Wednesday, DuPage County Health Department (DCHD) has worked to distribute vaccine to local healthcare partners who have been vaccinating healthcare personnel in DuPage County. Over 10,000 healthcare personnel have been vaccinated so far.  
Posted: December 18, 2020

DuPage County Health Department Delivers COVID-19 Vaccine to Hospitals

DuPage County Health Department (DCHD) staff securely transported and delivered the first allotments of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to all DuPage County hospitals on Thursday, December 17, 2020. These initial vaccine shipments will serve to vaccinate and protect healthcare personnel in DuPage County.
Posted: December 16, 2020

DuPage County Received its First COVID-19 Vaccine Shipment

Today, DuPage County Health Department (DCHD) received its first shipment of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine from the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH). The vaccine was authorized on Friday, December 11, by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) through an emergency use authorization (EUA) after conducting a thorough evaluation of the available safety, effectiveness and manufacturing quality information.
Posted: December 9, 2020

DuPage County Health Department COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Plan Weekly Update

The DuPage County Health Department (DCHD) is preparing to receive and distribute the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in DuPage County next week. At this time, the amount of vaccine in the first shipment to DuPage is expected to be about 13,000 doses.
Posted: December 4, 2020

Health Department Planning for COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution in DuPage County

In anticipation of COVID-19 vaccine availability, the DuPage County Health Department (DCHD) is preparing to receive and distribute vaccines later this month. This work includes developing plans to ensure equitable and timely distribution, assessing logistical capabilities, and communicating vaccine safety and effectiveness to diverse populations in multiple sectors.

Last Updated: 4/12/21