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Champaign County COVID-19 vaccinations expand

Champaign County COVID-19 vaccinations expand
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 will be hosting community-based COVID-19 vaccination clinics for anyone who lives or works in Champaign County that fall within Phases 1A and 1B and for anyone age 40-64 with underlying health conditions or disabilities who have not yet received their first dose of the vaccine.
 
Newly eligible include:
 
Champaign County residents age 40-64 with underlying health conditions, as defined by the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), or disabilities are now eligible. Underlying health conditions are:
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Diabetes
  • Heart Condition
  • Immunocompromised State from a Solid Organ Transplant
  • Obesity
  • Pregnancy
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sickle Cell Disease 
Still eligible are:

Phase 1A:
  • Healthcare Personnel: Hospital and Non-Hospital Settings
 
Phase 1B:
  • Residents age 65 and older with or without underlying health conditions
  • First Responders
  • Corrections Officers
  • Education (in-person status not required)
  • State of Illinois approved Early Childhood and Licensed Daycares.
  • K-12 (public, private, and parochial) Schools.
  • Essential frontline workers who work or live in Champaign County:
  • Grocery Store Workers: Baggers, Cashiers, Stockers, Pick-Up, Customer Service.
  • Food and Agriculture Workers: Processing, Plants, Veterinary Health, Livestock Services, Animal Care.
  • Shelter/Adult Day Care Workers.
  • Postal Service Workers (includes UPS, Amazon, etc.)
  • Manufacturing Workers: Industrial production of goods for distribution to retail, wholesale or other manufacturers.
  • Public Transit Workers: Flight Crew, Bus Drivers, Train Conductors, Taxi Drivers, Para-Transit Drivers, In-Person Support, Ride Sharing Services.
 
The former Dress Barn store in the Kohl’s Plaza, located at 1901 N. Market Street, Champaign is now scheduling. To register:
  • For the fastest service, you may register for an appointment online at MyCarle.com beginning Monday, February 15 at 8 a.m. If you don’t have a MyCarle account currently, you can request one online at MyCarle.com or at any Carle location registration desk.
  • Or you may call (217) 902-6100. For faster service, you can request a call back 24/7 by entering your information at bit.ly/Carlevaccinecallback. Due to high call volume, you may experience an extended wait time. We appreciate your patience.
  • If you do not feel well the day of your appointment, please call to reschedule.

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Tags: Champaign-Urbana, coronavirus, COVID-19, vaccine

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