Champaign County opens vaccine appointments to residents age 40-64 with health conditions


Ryan Ash

An Illinois student receives the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine on Thursday at the I-Hotel. Champaign County has opened vaccine appointments to residents age 40-64 with certain health conditions.

By Chieh Hsu, Staff Writer

According to the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District (CUPHD), Champaign County residents age 40-64 with certain health conditions, as well as those in 1A and 1B categories, are eligible for COVID-19 vaccination. 


  • Residents age 40-64 with disabilities or one of the following health conditions designated by the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH): 
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Diabetes
  • Heart Condition
  • Immunocompromised State from a Solid Organ Transplant
  • Obesity
  • Pregnancy
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sickle Cell Disease

Phase 1A: 

  • Healthcare Personnel: Hospital and Non-Hospital Settings

Phase 1B: 

  • Residents age 65 and older with or without underlying health conditions
  • First Responders
  • Corrections Officers
  • Education (in-person status not required) 
  • State of Illinois approved Early Childhood and Licensed Daycares
  • K-12 (public, private and parochial) Schools

Essential frontline workers who work or live in Champaign County:

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    • Grocery Store Workers: Baggers, Cashiers, Stockers, Pick-Up, Customer Service
    • Food and Agriculture Workers: Processing, Plants, Veterinary Health, Livestock Services, Animal Care
    • Shelter/Adult Day Care Workers
    • Postal Service Workers (includes UPS, Amazon, etc.)
    • Manufacturing Workers: Industrial production of goods for distribution to retail, wholesale or other manufacturers
    • Public Transit Workers: Flight Crew, Bus Drivers, Train Conductors, Taxi Drivers, Para-Transit Drivers, In-Person Support, Ride Sharing Services


    Vaccinations will be done by appointment only.

    Vaccination appointments are for next week.


    Champaign County Vaccine Clinic at Kohl’s Plaza

    1901 N. Market St., Champaign (Previously the Dress Barn location) 

    Online appointments:

    (Beginning Monday, Feb. 15 at 8 a.m., if you don’t have a MyCarle account currently, you can request one online at or at any Carle location registration desk.)

    Phone appointments: (217) 902-6100. 

    (For faster service, you can request a call back 24/7 by entering your information at

    The Champaign-Urbana Public Health District

    201 W. Kenyon Road, Champaign 

    Phone appointments: (217) 531-4538.

    Email address for questions and assistance: [email protected].

    Rantoul Youth Center

    1306 Country Club Lane, Rantoul 

    Phone appointments: (217) 892-6844.

    Email address for questions and assistance: [email protected].

    For more information about vaccine eligibility, follow The Daily Illini.

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