Chicago Department of Public Health

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CDPH is dedicated to improving the health and well-being of Chicagoans. Our activity is consistent with the "Ten Essential Public Health Services" recognized by federal health authorities as a fundamental framework of public health activities that should be undertaken in all communities.

Mission: The mission of Chicago Department of Public Health is to make Chicago a safer and healthier place by working with community partners to promote health, prevent disease, reduce environmental hazards and ensure access to healthcare for all Chicagoans

Operating as usual

Currently, Chicago is vaccinating phase 1a but Monday, January 25th, Chicago will formally move into Vaccination Phase 1...
01/22/2021

Currently, Chicago is vaccinating phase 1a but Monday, January 25th, Chicago will formally move into Vaccination Phase 1b—meaning we will start to ramp up vaccination for Chicago residents >65 and specific groups of highest-risk or front-line essential workers. #ProtectChicago

Learn more about the phases and other vaccine updates at chi.gov/covidvax

"I feel so fortunate to have received my 2nd Covid vaccination today. Having seen first hand the devastation Covid has h...
01/22/2021

"I feel so fortunate to have received my 2nd Covid vaccination today. Having seen first hand the devastation Covid has had on families, our communities and the nation, I see this is an important and essential step forward. I trust in the science and am so thankful for any opportunity to share the importance of receiving this immunization."

-Dr. Laurie Carrie, Chief Medical Officer at Heartland Health Center, vaccinated at CDPH's PODs

COVID-19 Daily Update (Resumen Diario de COVID-19)Current City Wide Daily Averages, Updated: January 21, 2021 (Promedios...
01/22/2021

COVID-19 Daily Update (Resumen Diario de COVID-19)
Current City Wide Daily Averages, Updated: January 21, 2021
(Promedios diarios, Actualizados Enero 21)
Confirmed Cases (Casos confirmados): 862
Tests Conducted (Pruebas realizadas): 13,142
Deaths (Fallecidos): 12
Test Positivity (Tasa de positividad de la prueba): 7.6%

Today, Dr. Geraldine Luna got her first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine expressing that she got vaccinated to protect herse...
01/21/2021

Today, Dr. Geraldine Luna got her first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine expressing that she got vaccinated to protect herself and others! 💪

Both the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines are about 95% effective at preventing illness from COVID-19, which is why it is essential for everyone to get their vaccine when it is their turn. #ProtectChicago

01/21/2021
WATCH LIVE

WATCH LIVE: Dr Arwady receives her second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and provides a distribution update. #ProtectChicago

COVID-19 Daily Update/Resumen Diario de COVID-19Current City Wide Daily Averages, Updated: January 19, 2021/Promedios di...
01/21/2021

COVID-19 Daily Update/Resumen Diario de COVID-19
Current City Wide Daily Averages, Updated: January 19, 2021/Promedios diarios, Actualizados Enero 19
Confirmed Cases/Casos confirmados: 906
Tests Conducted/Pruebas realizadas: 13,295
Deaths/Fallecidos: 13
Test Positivity/Tasa de positividad de la prueba: 7.7%

01/21/2021
Your COVID Questions Answered

YOUR COVID QUESTIONS ANSWERED: Dr. Arwady, Commissioner of the Chicago Department of Public Health, answers a frequently asked COVID question of the day. #AskDrArwady #ProtectChicago

Can children get the vaccine? 🧒👶

COVID-19 Daily Update: January 18, 2021Current City Wide Daily AveragesConfirmed Cases: 902Tests Conducted: 11,432Deaths...
01/20/2021

COVID-19 Daily Update: January 18, 2021
Current City Wide Daily Averages
Confirmed Cases: 902
Tests Conducted: 11,432
Deaths: 12
Test Positivity: 7.7%

01/20/2021

How will group 1B be vaccinated? Think about how you get flu shots, because we're using the same four channels.

1. Health care providers 🏥
2. Pharmacies ⚕
3. Dedicated vaccination sites 💉
4. Employers 💼

Congratulation to Chicago Department of Public Health's own Massimo Pacilli, Testing and Lab Based Surveillance Lead; on...
01/19/2021

Congratulation to Chicago Department of Public Health's own Massimo Pacilli, Testing and Lab Based Surveillance Lead; on joining the Civic Leadership Academy 2021 cohort! CLA is based at the University of Chicago Center for Effective Government and The University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy. This program aims to develop and grow leadership skills among govt and nonprofit leaders in Chicago. #UChiCLA

Read more about the incoming class here: https://bit.ly/2LyyWcQ

01/19/2021
Jorge DeSantiago

La Dra. Geraldine Luna, Directora Médica del CDPH, se unió al Facebook Live de Jorge DeSantiago de Telemundo para platicar acerca las fases de la vacuna y quién es elegible.

¡¡Chicago!! ¡¡Ya casi esta por arrancar la fase 1-B para la distribución de vacunas contra el COVID-19!! ¿CALIFICAS TU?

Together we can prevent and defeat COVID-19! Get the facts today by visit chi.gov/covidvax. #ProtectChicago
01/19/2021

Together we can prevent and defeat COVID-19! Get the facts today by visit chi.gov/covidvax.

#ProtectChicago

01/19/2021
ASK DR. ARWADY

ASK DR. ARWADY: Have questions about #coronavirus? Dr. Arwady from the Chicago Department of Public Health is answering your questions live right now. #AskDrArwady #ProtectChicago

Check out the sites for this weeks mobile COVID testing. Visit chi.gov/covidtesting to use CDPH's interactive map to loc...
01/17/2021

Check out the sites for this weeks mobile COVID testing. Visit chi.gov/covidtesting to use CDPH's interactive map to locate additional COVID testing sites. For your safety and others, please wear a mask.

Check out the sites for this weeks mobile COVID testing. Visit chi.gov/covidtesting to use CDPH's interactive map to loc...
01/15/2021

Check out the sites for this weeks mobile COVID testing. Visit chi.gov/covidtesting to use CDPH's interactive map to locate additional COVID testing sites. For your safety and others, please wear a mask.

01/15/2021
Qué Buena 105.1 FM Chicago

¿Por qué es importante estar listos para vacunarnos contra el coronavirus? La Directora Médica del Departamento de Salud Pública de Chicago, la Dra. Geraldine Luna, se unió a el showNuestra Communidadde Univision para responder.

Aileen Ocana
Fin de semana de #NuestraComunidadConOrgulloMexicano nos enteraremos con Chicago Department of Public Health por que es importante recibir la vacuna del coroanvirus, es segura y gratuita para cualquier habitante de Chicago sin importar su status migratorio. Sintoniza este domingo en Qué Buena 105.1 FM Chicago a las 5am, en Amor 106.7 a las 5am, en Latino Mix Chicago a las 6am y en Univision Deportes Radio Chicago a las 10am.

COVID-19 Daily Update: January 14, 2021Current City Wide Daily AveragesConfirmed Cases: 1,165Tests Conducted: 13,557Deat...
01/15/2021

COVID-19 Daily Update: January 14, 2021
Current City Wide Daily Averages
Confirmed Cases: 1,165
Tests Conducted: 13,557
Deaths: 12
Test Positivity: 9.7%
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Resumen Diario de COVID-19
Promedios diarios, actualizados Enero 14
Casos confirmados: 1,165
Pruebas realizadas: 13,557
Fallecidos: 12
Tasa de positividad de la prueba: 9.7%

01/14/2021
ASK DR. ARWADY

ASK DR. ARWADY: Have questions about #coronavirus? Dr. Arwady from the Chicago Department of Public Health is answering your questions live right now. #AskDrArwady #ProtectChicago

01/14/2021
HAPPENING NOW

HAPPENING NOW: Mayor Lightfoot joins CDPH Commissioner Arwady to provide an update on COVID-19 vaccinations in Chicago. #ProtectChicago

COVID-19 Daily Update: January 13, 2021Current City Wide Daily AveragesConfirmed Cases: 1,215Tests Conducted: 13,617Deat...
01/14/2021

COVID-19 Daily Update: January 13, 2021
Current City Wide Daily Averages
Confirmed Cases: 1,215
Tests Conducted: 13,617
Deaths: 13
Test Positivity: 10.0%
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Resumen Diario de COVID-19
Promedios diarios, actualizados Enero 1
Casos confirmados: 1,215
Pruebas realizadas: 13,617
Fallecidos: 13
Tasa de positividad de la prueba: 10.0%

Check out the sites for this weeks mobile COVID testing. Visit chi.gov/covidtesting to use CDPH's interactive map to loc...
01/13/2021

Check out the sites for this weeks mobile COVID testing. Visit chi.gov/covidtesting to use CDPH's interactive map to locate additional COVID testing sites. For your safety and others, please wear a mask

COVID-19 Daily Update: January 12, 2021Current City Wide Daily AveragesConfirmed Cases: 1,093Tests Conducted: 11,930Deat...
01/13/2021

COVID-19 Daily Update: January 12, 2021
Current City Wide Daily Averages
Confirmed Cases: 1,093
Tests Conducted: 11,930
Deaths: 12
Test Positivity: 10.3%
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Resumen Diario de COVID-19
Promedios diarios, actualizados Enero 12
Casos confirmados: 1,093
Pruebas realizadas: 11,930
Fallecidos: 12
Tasa de positividad de la prueba: 10.3%

01/12/2021
TRAVEL ORDER UPDATE

TRAVEL ORDER UPDATE: CDPH Commissioner Allison Arwady, M.D., provides an update on Chicago's Travel Order, #COVID19, vaccinations and the latest data. chi.gov/3sk0vqT #ProtectChicago

The Chicago Urban League invites you to join the IMPACT Alumni Association's event: "The COVID-19 Vaccine & the Black Co...
01/12/2021

The Chicago Urban League invites you to join the IMPACT Alumni Association's event: "The COVID-19 Vaccine & the Black Community: An Honest Conversation About History and Health" TONIGHT 6-7:30 p.m. This event will feature health professionals including CDPH's medical director for the Communicable Disease program, Dr. Candice Robinson. This event is free and open to the public. To register, visit: http://bit.ly/blackcovidvaccine.

01/12/2021
ASK DR. ARWADY

ASK DR. ARWADY: Have questions about #coronavirus? Dr. Arwady from the Chicago Department of Public Health is answering your questions live right now. #AskDrArwady #StayHomeSaveLives

COVID-19 Daily Update: January 11, 2021Current City Wide Daily AveragesConfirmed Cases: 1,036Tests Conducted: 11,277Deat...
01/12/2021

COVID-19 Daily Update: January 11, 2021
Current City Wide Daily Averages
Confirmed Cases: 1,036
Tests Conducted: 11,277
Deaths: 13
Test Positivity: 10.3%
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Resumen Diario de COVID-19
Promedios diarios, actualizados Enero 11
Casos confirmados: 1,036
Pruebas realizadas: 11,277
Fallecidos: 13
Tasa de positividad de la prueba: 10.3%

01/11/2021
BACK IN SCHOOL

BACK IN SCHOOL: Mayor Lightfoot joins Chicago Public Schools CEO Dr. Jackson and CDPH Commissioner Dr. Arwady at Dawes Elementary School to provide an update on CPS' return to in-person learning. http://cps.edu/reopening

01/11/2021
Chicago Mayor's Office

Chicago Mayor's Office

Año nuevo, misma pandemia! Protege a su familia, su comunidad y a Chicago vacunandose tan pronte como sea su turno.

COVID-19 Daily Update: January 10, 2021Current City Wide Daily AveragesConfirmed Cases: 1,028Tests Conducted: 11,204Deat...
01/11/2021

COVID-19 Daily Update: January 10, 2021
Current City Wide Daily Averages
Confirmed Cases: 1,028
Tests Conducted: 11,204
Deaths: 13
Test Positivity: 10.3%
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Resumen Diario de COVID-19
Promedios diarios, actualizados Enero 10
Casos confirmados: 1,028
Pruebas realizadas: 11,204
Fallecidos: 13
Tasa de positividad de la prueba: 10.3%

Check out the sites for this weeks mobile COVID testing. Visit chi.gov/covidtesting to use CDPH's interactive map to loc...
01/10/2021

Check out the sites for this weeks mobile COVID testing. Visit chi.gov/covidtesting to use CDPH's interactive map to locate additional COVID testing sites. For your safety and others, please wear a mask.

Chicago Urban League invites you to join the IMPACT Alumni Association's event: "The COVID-19 Vaccine & the Black Commun...
01/09/2021

Chicago Urban League invites you to join the IMPACT Alumni Association's event: "The COVID-19 Vaccine & the Black Community: An Honest Conversation About History and Health" on Tuesday, January 12, 6-7:30 p.m. This event will feature health professionals including CDPH's medical director for the Communicable Disease program, Dr. Candice Robinson. This event is free and open to the public. To register, visit: http:/bit.ly/blackcovidvaccine.

Today, CDPH joined Alden Estates of Northmoor Rehabilitation & Health Care Center to vaccinate residents and staff. Vacc...
01/08/2021

Today, CDPH joined Alden Estates of Northmoor Rehabilitation & Health Care Center to vaccinate residents and staff. Vaccination of long-term care residents and staff is critical to reducing the risk of COVID-19. This is where we can have the biggest impact on getting control of COVID-19 transmission

To learn more visit chi.gov/covidvax #ProtectChicago

01/08/2021
HAPPENING NOW

HAPPENING NOW: Residents and staff at Alden Estates of Northmoor Rehabilitation & Health Care Center receive their COVID-19 vaccinations. #ProtectChicago

COVID-19 Daily Update: January 7, 2021Current City Wide Daily AveragesConfirmed Cases: 1,030Tests Conducted: 10,920Death...
01/08/2021

COVID-19 Daily Update: January 7, 2021
Current City Wide Daily Averages
Confirmed Cases: 1,030
Tests Conducted: 10,920
Deaths: 14
Test Positivity: 10.8%
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Resumen Diario de COVID-19
Promedios diarios, actualizados Enero 7
Casos confirmados: 1,030
Pruebas realizadas: 10,920
Fallecidos: 14
Tasa de positividad de la prueba: 10.8%

01/07/2021
Long-Term Care Facilities COVID Vaccine Town Hall

The Chicago Department of Public Health invites you to a Virtual Town Hall to update Long Term Care Facilities on the COVID-19 vaccine. Chicago Department of Public Health Commissioner Allison Arwady will provide the latest information and respond to questions.

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333 S State St
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For a listing of all our prgrams and services please visit our website at www.cityofchicago.org/health Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) Facebook Comment Policy Thank you for being a fan of CDPH on Facebook. CDPH participates in Facebook in order to engage individuals and organizations in leading healthier lives. CDPH provides content on Facebook to encourage participation with our science-based messages and discussion of health information. Disclaimer: Posted comments and images do not necessarily represent the views of CDPH, its officers or employees of the City of Chicago. We encourage feedback and information sharing, but ask that you stay on topic and be respectful. You may not sell, promote, or advertise any products or services on the CDPH page nor represent any such as being endorsed in any way by CDPH or the City of Chicago. We reserve the right to delete comments we deem inappropriate, profane, defamatory or harassing in nature and to block repeat offenders without notification. Please feel free to contact us at 312-745-9884 or at [email protected]

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Wednesday 07:30 - 16:30
Thursday 07:30 - 16:30
Friday 07:30 - 16:30

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