The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is adopting the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) recommendation for a booster shot of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine in certain populations and a booster dose for those in high risk occupational and institutional settings.Read More
Face Coverings Required on Aug 30, 2021. Vaccinations required for: Health Care Workers School Personnel Higher Education State-owned or State-operated Congregate Facilities >> READ THE ENTIRE ORDERRead More
Governor Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) confirmed today the entire state will move into the Bridge Phase of the Restore Illinois reopening plan on Friday, May 14th.Read More
The Moultrie County Health Department will provide COVID-19 vaccinations under the Illinois Department of Public Health guidelines.
Currently, the MCHD is vaccinating Phase 1a* frontline healthcare workers and Emergency Medical Staff who live or work in Moultrie County. Preparation to vaccinate Phase 1b** populations is underway.Read More
Today, CDC issued updated guidance to its How COVID-19 Spreads website, which includes information about the potential for airborne spread of the virus that causes COVID-19.
Today’s update acknowledges the existence of some published reports showing limited, uncommon circumstances where people with COVID-19 infected others who were more than 6 feet away or shortly after the COVID-19-positive person left an area. In these instances, transmission occurred in poorly ventilated and enclosed spaces that often involved activities that caused heavier breathing, like singing or exercise. Such environments and activities may contribute to the buildup of virus-carrying particles.
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