COVID-19 Vaccinations / Testing / Recovery Resources

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Data Tracker provides up-to-date geographical data on the virus and variants for home and travel destinations.


IDPH and SIU is offering a new telehealth test to treat service for COVID-19. The service is aimed at providing faster and easier access to treatment for Illinoisans who contract COVID-19. Those who test positive are encouraged to call 217-545-5100 from 7AM to 8PM Monday through Friday and 10AM to 5PM on Saturdays and Sundays to schedule a telehealth appointment to determine if medical treatment is recommended. Appointments will be offered on a first-come, first-serve basis.

COVID-19 Vaccination Information

The CDC authorized two new bivalent booster vaccines fall, 2022 that include an mRNA component of the original strain to provide an immune response that is broadly protective against COVID-19 and an added mRNA component in common between the omicron variant BA.4 and BA.5 lineages to provide better protection against COVID-19 caused by the omicron variant.
COVID-19 vaccines and boosters are available at pharmacies, hospitals, and other healthcare providers. The best way to locate a vaccine provider near you is to visit and search for bivalent booster availability.

Additional Places For Vaccination



IDPH is distributing up to one million at-home antigen tests to 200,000 Illinois households. You can request one package of five tests on a first-come-first-serve basis at the . The tests will be delivered to the home address.


Free or low cost COVID-19 testing locations are also available throughout the state, including in Chicago, and can be found on the IDPH website’s testing locator page.
Options for obtaining tests and treatments -  test to treat site or by contacting your provider for treatment options, within 5 days of feeling ill.


If you were COVID-19 vaccinated/boosted in Illinois, you can Vax Verify and download the SMART™ Health Card online at the IL Department of Public Health.

SHIELD Saliva testing is free to the public through the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH). Walk-in testing is available at all sites. For more information, visit the IDPH COVID-19 Testing website.

Prevention Strategies From the CDC

The CDC continually updates best practices for prevention. 

Handwashing and masking are considered best practices. The Township is still requesting visitors mask for our immunocompromised clients.


A limited supply of K-95 masks are available at the Township from the Cook County Department of Public Health during office hours 9AM - 5PM, weekdays. 

Township Schools Information

Updates will appear here.

Testing Recommendation

Testing is recommended for anyone who has come in contact with someone with COVID-19 or who has traveled.

*Update 2/4/2023