Coronavirus Disease


Official COVID-19 (Coronavirus) update for Montgomery County, IL, updated at 3:45 pm on 1/19/2021.


Note: These numbers reflect all State approved tests and any known private laboratory testing.

If you would like to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, please call 217-532-2001 Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, or email your name, age, and phone number to, to have you name added to the list. Once your name is on the list, someone from MCHD will call you with more information when it becomes available. Please be patient if calling, as call volumes are high.

For COVID-19 vaccine FAQs click here.

Free rapid testing will continue through January 2021
Montgomery County Health Department will continue to offer free COVID-19 rapid testing through Litchfield Family Practice Center, located at 1285 Franciscan Drive, Litchfield, IL 62056 during the month of January.  The antigen tests are available on Saturdays and Sundays from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm, or until 40 tests have been completed, whichever comes first. Testing is done either in a drive-thru format or walk-in clinic, dependent upon the weather, and is first come, first served.  Please note that 3:00 pm is the cutoff for swabbing.  Anyone still in line at 3:00 pm will not be served.  Please do not block any entrances or exits when lining up.  Those testing will be notified of their results the same day.  Be aware:  A negative rapid test does not qualify a person for a shortened quarantine period under the new CDC guidelines.  If you have any questions please contact the Montgomery County Health Department at 217-532-2001. 


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If you have COVID-19 questions or concerns, please call the Montgomery County Health Department between the hours of 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday - Friday at 217-532-2001.
You may also call the Illinois Department of Public Health's 24/7 coronavirus hotline at 1-800-889-3931 or email
For information about how you, your school, workplace, and community can prepare, please visit Preventing COVID-19 Spread in Communities at

For detailed information about the current Coronavirus, COVID-19, please visit the CDC website at

Information is also available on the Illinois Department of Public Health's website at