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Library staff has collected the following sources of reliable information and helpful tools to help you stay informed about the coronavirus (COVID-19).
This page was last updated on July 5, 2021.
Protect Yourself from COVID-19
COVID-19 continues to spread in the United States and variants are circulating. Take steps to protect yourself from the virus.
- Get a COVID-19 vaccine when it is available to you.
- Wear a mask that covers your nose and mouth to help protect yourself and others.
- Stay 6 feet apart from others who don’t live with you.
- Avoid crowds and poorly ventilated indoor spaces.
- Wash your hands often with soap and water. Use hand sanitizer if soap and water aren’t available.
Guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
For information on COVID-19 vaccination data in the United States, visit the CDC. For Illinois state data, click on Illinois on the map. Select a county on the map or dropdown menu for county data.
All Illinois residents 12 years of age and older are now eligible and recommended to receive the COVID-19 vaccine as soon as possible. Pfizer-BioNTech is the only COVID-19 vaccine currently authorized for use in the U.S. for those aged 12 years and up. The CDC recommends everyone who is eligible to get a COVID-19 vaccine. Widespread vaccination is a critical tool to help stop the pandemic.
The DuPage County Health Department (DCHD) is currently vaccinating individuals 12 years of age and older against COVID-19 at the Community Vaccination Clinic located at the DuPage County Government Complex in Wheaton. Click here to register for an appointment.
For more information, visit www.dupagehealth.org/covid19vaccine or call 630-682-7400.
A parent or guardian must accompany anyone who is under 18 to their appointment for the COVID-19 vaccine. Some vaccine locations require the first and second doses to be administered from the same location. Further eligibility restrictions at vaccine locations may vary depending on county eligibility requirements.
DuPage County registration: Complete this online form to register for the COVID-19 vaccine.
If you are homebound, please use this link to register to receive the vaccine from the DuPage County Health Department (DCHD). There will be an opportunity in the online form for you to indicate you need homebound services. You will be contacted to schedule and make arrangements for your vaccination. For assistance with registering, please contact the DCHD call center at 630-682-7400.
For assistance making appointments to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, contact:
- The DuPage County Health Department COVID-19 Call Center by calling 630-221-7030.
Assistance is available Monday through Saturday 8 a.m. - 8 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
- The Illinois Department of Public Health Vaccine Appointment Call Center by calling 833-621-1284.
English and Spanish-speaking agents are available seven days a week from 6 a.m. to midnight. Translation into other languages is also available.
For general questions about COVID-19 and local response and guidance, contact:
- The DuPage County Health Department by calling 630-682-7400
- The Illinois Department of Public Health by calling 800-889-3931 or emailing DPH.SICK@ILLINOIS.GOV
Please note that for some locations below, an appointment may be required and additional provisions may apply.
- The Community Vaccination Clinic located at the DuPage County Government Complex in Wheaton is accepting walk-ins:
- Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
- Thursday: 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
- Saturday: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m
- To save time, register before you arrive.
Illinois vaccine locations: Find vaccination locations on the map by entering your zip code or city.
Statewide vaccine locations: Get a list of locations open to all Illinois residents regardless of zip code.
VaccineFinder: Search for locations that offer vaccinations.
Protect yourself against COVID-19 vaccine scams by following these safety tips from the Office of Inspector General for the United States Department of Health and Human Services.
Full Vaccination and Travel FAQs
The answers below and more information can be found on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website.
covid-19 information & Testing
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