COVID-19 for Early Childhood

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  • Illinois Department of Public Health ( has a statewide, 24-hour COVID-19 hotline (1-800-889-3931) and a designated email address (
  • COVID-related questions for the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) can be emailed to:
  • Questions about Early Intervention can be emailed to:
  • Click here for a map of COVID-19 vaccination sites across Illinois.
  • Click here for a map and list of COVID-19 testing sites in Illinois. 
  • Chicago residents and visitors can click here for information on the Emergency Travel Order and to see what states are experiencing a surge in new COVID-19 cases that may require quarantine.
  • Find child care and early learning programs near you on the Illinois Cares for Kids website.
  • IDPH - COVID-19 Public Communication
    • Opt-in to receive a welcome message from IDPH and a second text letting you know you will receive updates about COVID-19 in Spanish or English. 
    • Call4Calm: Illinois residents experiencing stress and mental health issues related to COVID-19 can text "TALK" or "HABLAR" to: 5-5-2-0-2-0 to connect with a mental health professional. 

For the Most Up-to-Date COVID-19 Information & General Guidelines

COVID-19 Updates & Resources from State Agencies & the Governor's Office

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