Upcoming COVID19 Testing will be at the Vermilion County Health Department from 8:00AM-3:30PM on the following dates:

March 17th, 2021
March 31st, 2021  

The Testing Unit requires you register by going to the following link and creating an account.  This will also allow you to get your results sent to you quicker through your mobile device.  IDPH COVID19 Testing Registration Link
You can also see where the mobile clinic is going to be this week by clicking the button.  


Update:  3/1/2021
      • Thank you for your time and efforts in responding to callers about our March COVID clinics at the Fischer, and for adding names to our wait-list.

         We have enough names to fill our appointment books, and are going to stop adding to the wait-list, starting 3/2/2021.  We will add the names we have already received, but will not add any more at this time.


  • IDPH is requiring that both Race and Ethnicity is indicated for our registration process to ensure that our most vulnerable populations are being seen.  The necessary consent form to be filled out prior to coming to our clinics is below. You can also click here:  Moderna Covid 19 Consent Form   .  Please make sure you read and scroll through all the information as there is another form to be filled out and information you need to have.  If you bring the original form to our clinics, we will have a quick sheet for you to fill out with the necessary demographics.  
  • If you are 65 and older, and a resident of Vermilion County, you may have the opportunity to receive a vaccine through our partner Carle Hoopeston Regional Health Center (CHRHC). CHRHC is hosting clinics at their hospital in Hoopeston and at the Village Mall in Danville. Please do not call your providers office. Check your MyCarle account for scheduling options, or call (217) 902-6100.   
  • OSF HealthCare is offering the COVID-19 Vaccine to patients by appointment only. Patients will receive an invite for their appointment via OSF MyChart, email, or phone. OSF is currently prioritizing patients using age (greater than 65) with additional risk factors to ensure patients most at risk receive the vaccination first.  
  • Please remember that our county gets a limited amount of vaccine each week that is divided between VCHD and our hospitals.  We are working with both Carle and OSF to offer as many vaccine appointments as possible.  
  • If you are coming for your 2nd dose, PLEASE Fill out the below paperwork again and PLEASE bring your vaccine card back with you!
  • NEW – PLEASE, if you have an appointment, please DO NOT come more than 5 minutes before your appointment.  We schedule 30 people per 15 minutes and it can cause congestion if you come to our clinic prior to your scheduled time.  

Vaccine Appointments are currently at the Fischer Theatre.  Please come AT your appointment time. We have made appointments every 15 minutes, so getting to your appointment early will only cause a lot of congestion.    You MUST bring your paperwork with you.  This makes the process go much quicker.  The forms that need to be filled out are below.  PLEASE read the following information to make sure you can receive the vaccine.  *  If you cannot print out the forms, you can come to the health department to pick up the forms or we can mail them to you.  *

Please be patient as Phase 1b includes about 32,000 people in our area. This is going to take a long time to vaccinate our community. We are currently working with our hospitals and other partners to spread out the opportunities for the community to get vaccinated.

Phase 1A

  • EMS
  • Hospital Based Staff
  • Clinic Facility Staff
  • Home-health personnel
  • Pharmacy Staff 
  • Other medical staff (dental, school nurses, opt., etc)
  • Other healthcare workers

Long Term Care staff will receive their vaccine through the Pharmacy Partnership Program

Phase 1B

  • Age 65+
  • First Responders (Fire, Law Enforcement, 911 workers, security personnel, school officers)
  • Education (Congregate Child Care, Pre-K through 12th Grade)
    Food and Agriculture (processing, plants, veterinary health, livestock services, animal care)
  • Manufacturing (Industrial production of good for distribution to retail, wholesale or other manufacturers
  • Correction Workers and Inmates
  • United States Postal Services Workers
  • Public Transit Workers (flight crew, bus drivers, train conductors, taxi drivers, para0-transit drivers, in-person support, ride sharing services)
  • Grocery Store  Workers (Baggers, cashiers, stockers, pick-up, customer service)
  • Shelters / Adult Day Care
  • Beginning February 25th:  those under 65 with underlying health conditions.


To get vaccinated, you must sign the consent form and the pre-screening form beloand fill out all the information BEFORE you come to the vaccination location and BRING all paperwork with you.  You will be asked to remain in an observation area for 15-30 minutes post vaccination*.

  1. You MUST have an appointment to get a vaccine.  
  2. Please wear short sleeves.  This will make it easier and quicker for people to get through the vaccine station.  
  3. If this is your 2nd dose, please fill out the paper below and also bring your vaccine card back with you.
  4. If you answer “Yes” to being pregnant or breastfeeding ,  you must have a doctor’s note saying you can receive the vaccine.
  5. *If you answer “Yes” to having a history of allergic reactions, taking blood thinners, or autoimmune system, you will be asked to remain in observation for 30 minutes.
  6. If you answer “Yes” to having received passive antibody therapy as treatment for COVID-19, you will need to WAIT 90 days after initial infection before getting your vaccine.
  7. If you answer “Yes” to having a vaccine in the last 14 days, you must wait 14 days after your last vaccine to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.
  8. If you are currently in isolation due to a current infection with COVID-19, you CANNOT receive the vaccine at this time.  
  9. If you have a fever or are currently ill, you CANNOT receive the vaccine.
  10. If you recently received your 1st dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, you cannot get your second dose until 28 days after your 1st dose.
  11. If you received the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for your first dose, the only vaccine we are administering at this point is Moderna and you will NOT be able to get your second dose here.
  12. If you have had COVID19 in the last 90 days, Vaccination can be offered, but could also be delayed 90 days if desired.


Moderna Covid 19 Consent Form (CLICK HERE FOR FORM) – UPDATED VERSION 2/8/21

Moderna Pre-Vaccination-Screening-Form (this has the screening questions and information about each question) – page 2 is blank for printing purposes. (CLICK HERE for form)



After your Vaccination, you will receive the Moderna Fact Sheet, which can also be viewed by Clicking Here.

Vermilion County COVID19 Testing Locations

Click on the button to see current locations to get tested for COVID19.  Some locations have criteria you must meet before you can get tested.  The Vermilion County Health Department does NOT conduct COVID19 testing.  


Please click here to go to our Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) updates page for local information.

Restore Illinois Phase 4 Restaurant & Bar Establishment Safety Guidelines can be seen Here:

More more information about Resurgence Mitigation Plans, click HERE  This goes into detail the extra restrictions that could be put into place if our region exceeds 8% positivity rate for 3 consecutive days.

Looking for an approved disinfectant?  Search the EPA  N list

If you have general questions about COVID-19, you can call 2-1-1 (Not for profit organization with specialists that are available to help individuals locate health and human service assistance specialists are available to help individuals locate health and human service assistance.)  You can also dial 1-800-889-3931 or email if you have general questions about COVID-19.

OSF Hotline:  (833) 673-5669
Carle Hotline:  (217) 902-6100


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