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Vermilion County Covid 19 update 10/6/21

or total case counts, hospitalizations, deaths, general vaccination rates, transmission levels, and regional metrics, you can see that on our COVID19 page (should be updated by end of business day):


Vermilion County NEW Case Counts (as of 10/5)

New Case Count: 42 New cases and 63 were released.  Of the 42 new cases, 0 were fully vaccinated.  We have 0 breakthrough cases (those who were vaccinated and were hospitalized or died) and zero reinfections. 


21 cases under the age of 20

17 cases between the ages of 20-49

4 cases over the age of 50 (zero cases over the age of 70)


We had 1 additional death.  A gentleman in his 70s.  Our thoughts go out to his family and friends. 




Flu Vaccine is finally in and here are the dates.  Clinics will be Drive Thru here at the health department.

October 12th  (Tuesday)     9:00-12:00
October 14th (Thursday)    9:00-12:00
October 15th (Friday)      1:00-4:00
October 16th (Saturday)  9:00-12:00
October 19th (Tuesday)    1:00-4:00
October 21st (Thursday)   9:00 – 12:00
October 23rd (Saturday) 9:00 – 12:00



Regional Hospital Information (Region 6 covers 21 counties and has 15 hospitals and 1 VA)


Three of our Region’s Hospital’s EDs were at Peak Census as of this morning. .  


Adult ICU beds available:  19

Pediatric ICU beds available:  0

COVID19 Adult Patients in ICU beds:  23

COVID19 Adult Patients in Non-ICU beds:  85

COVID19 Pediatrics (under 18) in ICU beds: 0

COVID19 Pediatrics (under 18) in Non-ICU beds:  1

COVID19 patients on vents:  8

ED Boarders:  12

Interfacility Transfers:  10

Patient deaths:  1



Testing Updates


Testing in Vermilion County – Please visit our website for testing opportunities in Vermilion County:

Testing in Champaign – Please visit CUPHD’s website for testing opportunities in Champaign.



Vaccine Clinic Updates

Check our website for upcoming COVID19 Vaccination Clinics at the Vermilion County Health Department:  VCHD is not yet offering the 3rd Dose or the Booster. 

  • October 7th, 2021 (MODERNA ONLY)
    • Time:  9am-11am
    • Location:  VCHD
    • Walk-ins welcome no later than 10:30am
    • Please register at


POP up Clinics through EMA and IDPH

  • Crosspoint Human Services on October 8th (1st dose) and October 29th (2nd dose) from 9am – 2pm
    • Pfizer
    • 210 Avenue C., Danville, IL 
  • Danville Public Library on October 9th from 9am-3pm
    • Pfizer Vaccine
    • 319 N. Vermilion St., Danville, IL 
    • For Questions, please call Jennifer Hess, 217-477-5220
  • Oakwood Public Library on October 9th from 9am-12pm
    • Pfizer Vaccine
    • 110 East Finley Ave, Oakwood, IL
    • For questions, please call Tammi Helka at 217-354-4777




To have a Vaccine Clinic onsite, here is the link to fill out a Vaccine Clinic Application:


Here is a list of other Locations in Vermilion County someone can receive COVID19 Vaccines.  It is important to call the location prior to going to make sure what vaccine is being offered as that can change depending on supply and demand.  We do not always know what every location is offering. 




Local Pharmacies – check their websites

Aunt Martha’s – Call 877-692-8686 to schedule an appointment

Local HealthCare Providers- please check with your local provider as some have begun to carry COVID19 vaccines. 


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