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Vermilion County Covid 19 update 3/3/2021

We are reporting 6 new cases today (one resident in their 50s, one in their 20s, and one teen, and two grade-school-aged children), and 22 released, which brings us to a total of 8,473 positive cases.

We have lost a total of 103 Vermilion County residents to COVID-related deaths since this pandemic began.

There are currently eight Vermilion County residents with COVID hospitalized.  There are currently 269 active COVID cases in the county.  We have received 104,262 negative test results.

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Hoopeston Police Report 3/3/21

CRIMINAL TRESPASS TO STATE SUPPORTED PROPERTY H21-0863

Time: 3:20 pm

Location: Parkview Court Hoopeston IL Danville Housing Authority

Complainant: Danville Housing Authority Site Supervisor

Arrestee: Coffey, Jacky A (M) (46) of Fithian IL

Details: HPD responded to call of supposed un-authorized persons in an apartment, but up on arrival one of the males showed he had permission to be there to get his belongings. Mr. Coffey was on the property after he had been barred back in 2019. Transported to HPD processed and released on OR Bond with a Vermilion County Court Date.

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Hoopeston Police Report 3/2/21

Battery (city citation) H21-0851

Time: 9:27pm

Location: 700 blk E Honeywell

Complainant: 41 year old Hoopeston female

Arrested: Elbert Cannon (54) (M) from Hoopeston

Details: HPD officers were called to the area for a report of a battery. Mr. Cannon was

arrested and taken to HPD to be processed. He was later released with a city

citation and court date.

 

 

Lost/Stolen Registration H21-0852

Time: 10:16pm

Location: 400 S 3rd St

Complainant: 62 year old male

Details: Complainant contacted HPD to advise that his plate had either been lost or stolen.

An investigation continues.

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Vermilion County Covid 19 update 2/27/21

For updates on Vaccine Sign ups or information on what you need to bring to your appointment, please go to our website:  www.vchd.org

Also, for updates on guidance, numbers, etc., please check out IDPH’s COVID19 webpage:   http://www.dph.illinois.gov/covid19

 

Mitigation Updates – Region Six in Phase 4

 

Current Positivity Rate for Region 6 is:   3.0%

Vermilion County’s Positivity Rate is:     4.2% 

ICU Availability:  47%

 

Vaccination Updates

 

13,311 vaccine doses have been administered to Vermilion County residents.  3,062 have been fully vaccinated.   

 

We are starting to see more vaccine trickle in again, which is great news!  We will be working on our waiting list to add 1st dose appointments for our upcoming March Clinics and will have more vaccine to allocate to our hospitals!  

 

 

Questions / Concerns / New Guidance

 

  

Mobile Team Testing Dates @VCHD from 8:00 – 3:30 (flyer is attached)

 

March 2nd, 2021

March 17th, 2021

March 31st, 2021

 

Case updates

 

See the attached graphic for the latest updates on Case Counts.    285 active cases with 8 hospitalized.

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Vermilion County Health Department vaccinated 400 people Thursday


The VCHD vaccinated 400 people at he Fischer Theatre today.  It appears that the temporary shortage of COVID vaccine is ending.  They plan to vaccinate 600 people at each of our four clinics at the Fischer in March.

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Vermilion County Covid 19 update 2/25/21

We are reporting 51 new cases today (five residents in their 90s, three in their 80s, five in their 70s, eight in their 60s, seven in their 50s, four in their 40s, four in their 30s, seven in their 20s, five teens, two grade-school-aged children, and one infant), and 76 released, which brings us to a total of 8,436 positive cases.

We have lost a total of 103 Vermilion County residents to COVID-related deaths since this pandemic began.

There are currently 12 Vermilion County residents with COVID hospitalized.  There are currently 262 active COVID cases in the county.  We have received 101,123 negative test results.

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Hoopeston Police Report 2/25/21

Violation of Stalking No Contact Order H21-0785

Time: 10:28pm

Location: 700 blk S 1st Av

Complainant: 33 year old Hoopeston female

Arrested: Jamie Johnson (F) (46) Hoopeston female

Details: HPD officers were called to the above location for a violation of order protection.

Ms. Johnson was arrested and taken to HPD to be processed. She was later

transported to the PSB to await arraignment.

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Hoopeston Police Report 2/24/21

Wanted on Warrant H21-0757

Time: 09:27 am

Location: Hoopeston Police Dept. 301 W Main Street

Arrestee: Irvin, Robin N (40) (F) of Hoopeston

Details: Turned herself in on Champaign County Warrant, 20TR4476, $5,000 10% to apply. Female posted bond and was released on new court date.

 

 

 

Traffic Accident H21-0761

Time: 1:36PM

Location: 600 blk of W Orange St

Unit 1: 2013 Chrysler driven by Raquel Rossolille(41)(F)of East Lynn

Unit 2: 2019 Hyundai driven by Darcy Foster(42)(F)of Wellington

Details: Unit 2 was stopped in traffic waiting for other vehicles to turn when Unit 1 hit her from behind. Unit 1 advised she looked away for a moment and when she looked up was unable to stop. No injuries were reported at the time of accident. Unit 1 was citied for Failure to reduce speed. Both vehicles were towed from the accident.

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Vermilion County Covid 19 update 2/23/21

or updates on Vaccine Sign ups or information on what you need to bring to your appointment, please go to our website:  www.vchd.org<http://www.vchd.org>
Also, for updates on guidance, numbers, etc., please check out IDPH’s COVID19 webpage:   http://www.dph.illinois.gov/covid19<http://www.dph.illinois.gov/covid19>

Mitigation Updates – Region Six in Phase 4

Current Positivity Rate for Region 6 is:   3.4%
Vermilion County’s Positivity Rate is:     5.5%  (we had a daily positivity rate of 10.8 on 2/19 which caused our rate to jump a bit)
ICU Availability:  50%

Vaccination Updates

11,938 vaccine doses have been administered to Vermilion County residents.  2,224 have been fully vaccinated.

We are taking a waiting list now while we wait for vaccine to come in.  For Phase 1a and 1b, they may call 217-431-2662 ext. 263 or 264 during the following times and days:  9am-2pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday.  Beginning 2/25 (those with underlying health conditions under the age of 65) may also call to get on a waiting list.   We may be able to add some of our waiting list to our upcoming clinics as we see some vaccine trickle in.


Questions / Concerns / New Guidance


  *   Guidance should be coming out soon about quarantine after being fully vaccinated.  IDPH is waiting for approval and will send out a SIREN release soon.


Case updates
   60 new cases and 40 released.  287 active cases with 13 hospitalized.  We had an additional death, a gentleman in his 50s.  Our hearts go out to his family and friends.  This brings our total confirmed deaths to 103.  We unfortunately have a few more that we are waiting on confirmation.

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Hoopeston Police Department Report 2/23/21

Driving While License Suspended H21-0752

Time: 11:30pm

Location: 100 W Main St

Arrested: Lacy Simpson (F) (32) of Hoopeston

Details: HPD officers stopped Ms. Simpson for a traffic violation. A computer check

revealed that had a suspended driver’s license. She was arrested and taken to HPD

to be processed. She was later released with a citation and date for traffic court.

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Vermilion County Covid 19 update 2/22/21

For updates on Vaccine Sign ups or information on what you need to bring to your appointment, please go to our website:  www.vchd.org

Also, for updates on guidance, numbers, etc., please check out IDPH’s COVID19 webpage:   http://www.dph.illinois.gov/covid19

 

Mitigation Updates – Region Six in Phase 4

 

Current Positivity Rate for Region 6 is:   3.3%

Vermilion County’s Positivity Rate is:     4%

ICU Availability:  49%

 

Vaccination Updates

 

11,479 vaccine doses have been administered to Vermilion County residents.  1,976 have been fully vaccinated.  Considering we started about 3 weeks behind all the other counties due to our vaccine coming late, I think we are all doing a fantastic job rolling the vaccine out as quickly as we are able to and with what vaccine we have. 

 

We are taking a waiting list now while we wait for vaccine to come in.  For Phase 1a and 1b, they may call 217-431-2662 ext. 263 or 264 during the following times and days:  9am-2pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday.  Beginning 2/25 (those with underlying health conditions under the age of 65) may also call to get on a waiting list. 

 

1B includes: 

  • Age 65+
  • First Responders - examples: Fire, law enforcement, 911 workers, security personnel, school officers
  • Education (Congregate Child Care, Pre K through 12th grade) – examples: Teachers, principals, student support, student aids, day care workers
  • Food and Agriculture – examples: Processing, plants, veterinary health, livestock services, animal care
  • Manufacturing – examples: Industrial production of good for distribution to retail, wholesale or other manufactures
  • Corrections Workers and Inmates – examples Prison/jail officers, juvenile facility staff, workers providing in person support, inmates
  • United State Postal Services Workers
  • Public Transit Workers – examples: Flight crew, bus drivers, train conductors, taxi drivers, paratransit drivers, in person support, ride sharing services
  • Grocery Store Workers – examples: Baggers, cashiers, stockers, pick-up, customer service
  • Shelters/Adult Day Care – examples: Homeless shelter, women's shelter, adult day/drop-in program, sheltered workshop, psycho social rehab

 

 

We did get a slight increase in our projected allotment, but is only a projection, so fingers crossed it will continue to grow.    We continue to work with Carle and OSF, but remember, that our county allotment is shared between providers, so everyone will be impacted. 

  

 

Questions / Concerns / New Guidance

 

  • Many people are experiencing more symptoms with their 2nd dose about 12-48 hours after their vaccine.  While this is normal, please be prepared if you have had multiple staff go through clinics and how it might have an effect on your organization / business.    

  

 

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Hoopeston Police Report 2/22/21

Theft H21-0728

Time: 1:30pm

Location: 700 block of Scott Dr

Complainant: (90) year old Hoopeston male

Details: Complainant contacted HPD when he discovered items missing. Investigation continues.

 

Trespassing H21-0735

Time: 10:42pm

Location: 700 blk S 1st Av

Complainant: 22 year old Hoopeston female

Arrested: Haley Edwards (24) (F) of Hoopeston

Details: HPD officers were called to the above location for the report of Ms. Edwards

trespassing on the property. She was arrested and taken to HPD to be processed.

She was later released with a notice to appear in county court

Found Item

Cell phone recovered from the 700 block of W. Maple St. Owner can identify and claim at HPD.

 

Battery (city ordinance) H21-0705

Time: 11:36am

Location: 800 blk E McCracken

Complainant: 61 year old Hoopeston female

Arrested: Linsey Warner (31) (F) of Hoopeston

Details: HPD officers were called to the above location for the report of a domestic disturbance. Ms. Warner was arrested and taken to HPD to be processed. She was

later released with a notice to appear in city court.

 

Trespassing (City Ordinance) H21-0713

Time: 5:49pm

Location: 800 block of S. 2nd Ave

Complainant: (24) year old Hoopeston female

Arrested: Gage Fouse (26) year old Hoopeston male

Details: Officers were called to the above after the above subject entered a residence without permission. Fouse was taken to HPD, where he was processed and later released with a notice to appear in Hoopeston City Court.

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Hoopeston Police Report 2/19/21

Fire Call

Time: 7:10PM

Location: 1000 Blk of W Penn St

Details: HFD and HPD were dispatched to the above location for garage on fire. No injuries were reported.

 

 

Found Item

Details: Debit Card was found outside of Silgan Containers. Owner may come to the station to id.

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Vermilion County Covid 19 update 2/19/21

Another busy day with our vaccination clinic at the Fischer Theatre.  We gave just over 510 vaccines today.  Once again, we would like to thank our partners, UIC School of Nursing, Lakeview School of Nursing, Danville Police Department, Vermilion County Emergency Management Agency, Pro Ambulance, our MRC volunteers, and the Fischer Theatre and their volunteers!!    We’d also like to thank the City of Danville for clearing the sidewalks and the parking lots with the mounds of snow we received just a few days ago. 

 

10,870 doses have been given to Vermilion County Residents (both 1st and 2nd doses).  1,633 Vermilion County residents have been fully vaccinated.  Unfortunately, due to the limited vaccine we will be getting possibly for the next month, this number will rise at a much slower pace.    Luckily, we have not had to cancel any clinics, but at this time are not making appointments for new 1st dosers, but have plenty of vaccine for all 2nd dosers and already scheduled clinics.  Please remember, this affects our hospitals, Carle and OSF, as well who have been working extremely hard at giving vaccines to our community!    

 

At the end of next week, those with underlying health conditions between the ages of 16 – 64 are eligible to receive the vaccine and have been added to phase 1b.  Our hope is that we will get more vaccine soon to accommodate this increase.  Also…while it does say 16+, Moderna is only for 18+ at this time, which is mainly what is being given here in Vermilion County ( at least what we have been allocating) .  I have seen that some of the pharmacies in Vermilion County have also been giving vaccine, so I am excited to see another location or option for our community!! 

 

12 group homes or long term care centers have received their vaccines, many already receiving their 2nd dose as well. 

 

 

Information on Region 6:

 

Positivity Rate:  3.5%

ICU availability 47%

Vermilion County Positivity Rate:  3.9%

 

I do not have an update on cases at this time.  I hope to have time tomorrow to update the charts and get an updated graphic out! 

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Hoopeston Police Department Report 2/18/21

Warrant Arrest, Violation of Order Protection, H21-0662

Time: 10:16AM

Location: N. 9th Ave/W. Young Ave

Arrestee: Hensley, Chase R (M) (25) of Hoopeston

Details: Subject was being looked for violation of order of protection complaint was located and it turned out the subject was wanted on warrant from Vermilion County. Subject was transported to PSB to appear before a judge on Violation Complaint.

 

 

Traffic Accident H21-0666

Time: 4:13pm

Location: W. Washington/3rd Ave

Unit #1: 2005 Honda Accord driven by Fernando Rivera-Rojas of Hoopeston

Unit #2: 2008 Ford Edge driven by Heather Benshneider of Hoopeston

Detail: The Driver of Unit 1 while attempting to yield at the intersection slid on ice causing unit 1 to strike unit 2.

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Vermilion County Covid 19 update 2/17/21


We are reporting 27 new cases today (one resident in their 90s, one in their 80s, one in their 70s, seven in their 60s, six in their 50s, one in their 40s, five in their 30s, two in their 20s, one teen, and two grade-school-aged children), and 42 released, which brings us to a total of 8,291 positive cases.

We have lost a total of 101 Vermilion County residents to COVID-related deaths since this pandemic began.

There are currently 12 Vermilion County residents with COVID hospitalized.  There are currently 313 active COVID cases in the county.  We have received 98,174 negative test results.


The Mobile COVID-Testing Team will return to the front parking lot of the health department on Sunday, Feb. 21.

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WITH MULTIPLE RECENT CRASHES INVOLVING ISP TROOPERS, ILLINOIS STATE POLICE CALL ON MOTORISTS TO FOLLOW "MOVE OVER" LAW

With multiple recent crashes involving Illinois State Police (ISP) Troopers, Governor JB Pritzker and ISP Director Brendan F. Kelly implores motorists to respect the Move Over Law and use caution when approaching emergency vehicles on interstates and roads.

 

In the past three days, six ISP squad cars have been struck due to motorists disobeying the Move Over Law (also known as Scott’s Law), bringing the year-to-date total to 10 in 2021. Three of these recent incidents resulted in injuries, including one serious injury. These incidents occurred across the state in ISP District(s) 2, 5, 13, 16 and Chicago.

 

“Scott’s Law is critical to keeping our first responders safe as they heroically serve us on our roadways,” said Governor JB Pritzker. “Especially now, as we continue to experience extreme winter weather, it is imperative that drivers slow down and move over as they approach a vehicle with their hazard lights on. I’m praying for our Illinois State Police troopers who have been injured in the line of duty in recent days and imploring all Illinoisans to drive safely and follow the law.”

 

“We are only six weeks into the new year and we’ve already had ten squad cars struck because people do not obey the law,” said ISP Director Brendan Kelly. “But this about more than just obeying the law- it’s about basic decency and respect for the very lives of the brave souls on our streets simply trying to help the public.”

 

Governor JB Pritzker has been heavily involved in the effort to bring awareness to the Move Over (Scott’s) Law and signed two pieces of legislation in 2019 as a part of his ongoing effort. Public Act 101-173 increased the fines for those violating this law. A person who violates Scott’s Law, commits a business offense and faces a fine of no less than $250 or more than $10,000 for a first offense. If the violation results in injury to another person, the violator’s driver’s license will be suspended for a mandatory period of anywhere between six months and two years.

 

Additionally, a Move Over Task Force, implemented through Public Act 101-174, was created to study the issues of violations of the Move Over (Scott’s) Law and how to protect emergency responders. Both Senate bills were effective Jan. 1, 2020. 

 

As chair of the Move Over Task Force, ISP Director Brendan F. Kelly continues to make the Move Over Law a top priority. “As an agency, we have responded to the preventable loss of four ISP Troopers in 2019 with resiliency and a focused mission to protect those who are trying to protect all of us. As long as the danger to our first responders exists, and the danger is obviously apparent, we will continue to raise awareness and aggressively enforce the Move Over (Scott’s) Law,” said ISP Director Brendan F. Kelly.

 

In the inclement weather that we are experiencing throughout the state, motorists are encouraged to stay home. If travel cannot be avoided or delayed, drivers should allow plenty of time for travel, avoid tailgating, reduce speed, pay attention to the road and slow down and move over for emergency vehicles. Following winter driving tips will help reduce accidents and injuries, but staying home, if possible, is the safest choice right now.

 

The Move Over Law requires drivers to change lanes when approaching stationary emergency vehicles, including highway maintenance vehicles displaying flashing lights, and any stationary vehicle with their hazard lights activated.  The law also states, if changing lanes would be impossible or unsafe, drivers are required to proceed with due caution, reduce the speed of the vehicle and leave a safe distance until safely passing the stationary vehicle. Move Over and Slow Down. Help us help you.

 

 

A link to the ISP Move Over map is included here: https://isp.maps.arcgis.com/apps/MapJournal/index.html?appid=8fbb1df8739049029a01443f844d1934

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Hoopeston Police Report 2/17/21

Warrant Arrest(Iroquois County) H21-651

Time: 2:20PM

Location: 301 W Main St(HPD)

Arrested: Kaylynn L Kruger(32)(F)of Rossville

Details: Ms. Kruger came to HPD to turn herself in on an active Iroquois County Warrant (19TR2564) Ms. Kruger posted bond and was released with a new court date.

 

 

Fire Call

Time: 18:25

Location: Dice Street/S 3Rd Ave

Details: HPD and HFD responded to the area of smoke showing. While there HFD advises there was no smoke showing.

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Hoopeston Police Report 2/16/21

Theft of Property H21-0631

Date of Theft: February 14, 2021

Time of Theft: 11:35 pm

Location of Incident: 700 block of S 1st Avenue

Date of Arrest: February 15, 2021

Time of Arrest: 08:01 AM

Location of Arrest: 200 S 2nd Avenue

Complainant: 24-year-old Hoopeston Woman

Arrested: Meehan, Blake Michael (M) (20) of Hoopeston

Details: HPD was requested for theft of property report, from the location above. During morning patrol officer observed Mr. Meehan in the above area stopped him. Meehan was transported to HPD to speak to Officer about the theft complaint. He was processed and released with State Court date set for the Vermilion County Court.

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Hoopeston Police Report 2/14/21

Domestice Violence, Interference with reporting domestice violence, resisting arrest

H21-0608 2021-1129

Time: 11:22am

Location: 700 blk of E Maple St

Arrested: Brandon R. Irvin(25)(M)of Hoopeston

Details: HPD officers responded to the above location for a report of domestice disturbance in progress. Mr. Irvin was located and transported to HPD for processing and later transported to PSB to await arraignment.

 

 

 

WOW Vermilion County 20CF764 H21-0609 2021-1131

Time: 1:20PM

Location: 301 W Main St(Hoopeston Police Department)

Arrested: Haley M Edwards(24)(F)of Hoopeston

Details: Ms. Edwards was at HPD for a different issue. A computer search showed

that she was wanted on a Warrant. She was arrested and processed and

transported to PSB by a County Deptuy.

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Vermilion County Covid 19 update 2/13/21

We are reporting 134 new cases today (four residents in their 80s, five in their 70s, sixteen in their 60s, fifteen in their 50s, twenty-eight in their 40s, seventeen in their 30s, eleven in their 20s, twenty-four teens, eleven grade-school-aged children, one toddler, and two infants), and 138 released, which brings us to a total of 8,222 positive cases.

We are saddened to report another five COVID-related deaths -- a woman in her 70s, two men in their 80s, and two men in their 50s.  Our sympathies go out to their families and friends.  We have lost a total of 101 Vermilion County residents to COVID-related deaths since this pandemic began.

There are currently 12 Vermilion County residents with COVID hospitalized.  There are currently 302 active COVID cases in the county.  We have received 97,217 negative test results.


The Mobile COVID-Testing Team will return to the front parking lot of the health department on Sunday, Feb. 21.

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Hoopeston Police Report 2/13/21

Criminal Damage to Property (over)

Time: 4:25am

Location: 300 blk N Market St

Complainant: 32 year old Hoopeston male

Details: HPD was dispatched to the above location to the report of damage to a door that

was forced open. An investigation continues.

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Vermilion County Covid 19 update 2/12/21

We had a very successful Vaccination Clinic Day at the Fischer Theatre! It was a very long day, but worth it as we saw many of our 65 and older population!!    I cannot thank our partners enough.  UIC School of Nursing, The Fischer Theatre and their volunteers, VCEMA, Pro Ambulance, and our amazing crew at VCHD!
We saw about 560 people today.  We had some last minute cancellations due to being able to get their vaccine sooner through other vaccine providers.  We saw only a small bottleneck for about an hour as many of our clients came 30 minutes-1 hour early for their appointments.  We currently schedule 30 people every 15 minute, so with the extra people, it caused a little congestion, but we were able to get them all thru pretty quickly and I have to give high praise to the entire nursing crew and our volunteers for their amazing efforts.

Unfortunately, I also have bad news.   We were notified by the state after our clinic today that there is a shortage with vaccine at this time and our county will not receive even our normal allocation of 900 per week.  There are some weeks ahead in which we will receive zero vaccine.  Any allocation we receive already is shared with our providers in Vermilion County who are giving vaccine, especially OSF Sacred Heart and Carle.  Right now, VCHD has enough vaccine to complete our February 18th and February 25th vaccine clinics and take care of all our 2nd dosers as well.  We will not be adding anymore 1st dose clients at this time.

I hope that this is temporary as it comes at a horrible time especially when the state just included those under 65 with underlying health conditions.



COVID-19 Resources:

Vermilion County Hotline - 2-1-1

General Information:  https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html<https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html>
IDPH Travel Map Guidance:  http://www.dph.illinois.gov/covid19/travel<http://www.dph.illinois.gov/covid19/travel>
Phase 4 Guidelines for Reopening Illinois:  https://dceocovid19resources.com/restore-illinois/restore-illinois-phase-4/<https://dceocovid19resources.com/restore-illinois/restore-illinois-phase-4/>
County Level Metrics - http://www.dph.illinois.gov/countymetrics<http://www.dph.illinois.gov/countymetrics>
Regional Level Metrics - http://www.dph.illinois.gov/regionmetrics<http://www.dph.illinois.gov/regionmetrics>
Releasing COVID-19 from Isolation and Quarantine - https://www.dph.illinois.gov/covid19/community-guidance/isolation-quarantine<https://www.dph.illinois.gov/covid19/community-guidance/isolation-quarantine>
Testing Sites and guidance in Illinois:  http://www.dph.illinois.gov/testing<http://www.dph.illinois.gov/testing>
Restore Illinois information:  http://www.dph.illinois.gov/restore<http://www.dph.illinois.gov/restore>
IDPH Guidance:  http://www.dph.illinois.gov/covid19/community-guidance<http://www.dph.illinois.gov/covid19/community-guidance>
Community Prevention:  https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/index.html<https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/index.html>

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Hoopeston Police Report 2/12/21

Fire Call

Time: 1:54am

Location: 423 N Dixie Hwy, Heritage Health

Details: HFD was dispatched to a fire alarm at the above location. Premise was checked

and no fire or smoke was located.

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More Than 300 New COVID-19 Vaccination Locations Added in IL

SPRINGFIELD – The number of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccination locations across Illinois continues to increase.  Since yesterday, more than 340 new retail pharmacy locations have been added to the list of COVID-19 vaccination sites open to the public.  There are now more than 850 vaccination locations in Illinois open to the public.  The new sites include 339 Walgreens stores throughout Illinois, which will be receiving vaccine out of a federal allocation and not from the state’s allotment.  Additionally, four CVS locations are being added.
 
Retail Pharmacies
The State of Illinois is partnering with CVS, Hy-Vee, Jewel-Osco, Kroger, Mariano’s, Meijer, Walgreens, and Walmart pharmacies to provide COVID-19 vaccinations.

• CVS – 4 locations
• Hy-Vee – 16 locations
• Jewel-Osco – 143 locations
• Kroger – 24 locations
• Mariano’s – 31 locations
• Meijer – 8 locations
• Walgreens – 520 locations
• Walmart – 8 locations

While we are working to increase the number of vaccines administered daily, we are limited by the amount of vaccine available and allocated by the federal government.  Vaccinations are available only by appointment at this time and we encourage people to check back frequently for open appointments.  Until the supply is increased, there will be a great demand and we ask people to be patient.  Individuals should be signing up for an appointment to receive their second dose while they are getting their first vaccination.

For information on how to make an appointment to receive the vaccine, updates on the state’s plan and eligibility, and answers to frequently asked questions about the COVID-19 vaccine, go to coronavirus.illinois.gov.

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