• 25th Aug, 2020

    DCEO Resurgence Mitigations for Region 7

    Region 7 has exceeded IDPH criteria that trigger additional mitigations to combat a resurgence of COVID-19 and prevent uncontrollable spread. As detailed in the July 15 Restore Illinois resurgence plan, new mitigations will be applied if a region’s positivity rate averages greater than or equal to 8 percent for three consecutive days, as it has in Region 7 from August 22 to 24, 2020. Region 7 includes Will and Kankakee counties.

    Effective August 26, Region 7 will operate under these new mitigation requirements:

    Setting

    Mitigation Measure

    Bars
    • All bars close at 11:00pm
    • No indoor...
  • 24th Aug, 2020

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,612 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 8 additional confirmed deaths.

    • Cook County: 1 male 60s, 1 male 80s
    • DuPage County: 1 male 70s
    • Iroquois County: 1 female 80s
    • Kane County: 1 male 50s
    • Monroe County: 1 female 70s
    • Winnebago County: 1 male 70s, 1 female 90s

    Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 221,790 cases, including 7,888 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois. The age of cases ranges from younger than one to older than 100 years. Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 36,155 specimens for a total of 3,740,191.  The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from August 17 – August 23 is 4.2%.  As of last night, 1,529 people in Illinois...

  • 23rd Aug, 2020

    State reports more than 54,000 tests in one day

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,893 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 6 additional confirmed deaths.

    • Cook County: 1 female 40s, 1 male 40s, 1 female 50s, 1 male 80s, 1 male 90s
    • Iroquois County: 1 male 60s

    Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 220,178 cases, including 7,880 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois. The age of cases ranges from younger than one to older than 100 years. Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 54,351 specimens for a total of 3,704,036.  The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from August 16 – August 22 is 4.2%.  As of last night, 1,449 people in Illinois were reported to be in the...

  • 22nd Aug, 2020

    State reports more than 56,000 tests in one day

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 2,356 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 17 additional confirmed deaths.

    • Cook County: 1 female 20s, 1 male 30s, 1 male 40s, 2 females 60s, 2 males 60s, 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s, 1 female 90s, 1 male 90s
    • Douglas County: 1 male 80s
    • Iroquois County: 1 female 80s
    • Kane County: 1 male 50s
    • Madison County: 1 male 60s
    • Sangamon County: 1 female 80s
    • Winnebago County: 1 male 90s

    Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 218,285 cases, including 7,874 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois. The age of cases ranges from younger than one to older than 100 years. Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 56...

  • 21st Aug, 2020

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 20 counties in Illinois are considered to be at a warning level for novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).  A county enters a warning level when two or more COVID-19 risk indicators that measure the amount of COVID-19 increase.

    Twenty counties are currently reported at a warning level – Bureau, Cass, Clay, Clinton, Franklin, Greene, Grundy, Hancock, Henderson, Jefferson, Logan, Madison, Monroe, Moultrie, Randolph, St. Clair, Union, White, Will, and Williamson.

    These counties saw ​cases or outbreaks associated with weddings, businesses, neighborhood gatherings, parties, long-term care facilities and other congregate settings, travel to neighboring states, bars, sports camps, and spread among members of the same household who are not isolating at home.  Cases connected to schools are also...

  • 21st Aug, 2020

    Independent Consultant Hired to Recommend Agency Best Practices and Former U.S. Attorney Hired to Review Prior Long-Term Care Investigations

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is announcing a top to bottom, independent review of its Bureau of Long-Term Care in the Office of Health Care Regulation, in response to a delay in the investigation of abuse and neglect complaints during the COVID-19 pandemic. Manatt Health Strategies, LLC, has been hired to conduct a top to bottom review of the division, with a focus on recommending best practices to ensure proper licensure and oversight activities by the Bureau of Long-Term Care. IDPH has also hired a former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, A. Courtney Cox, to take a closer look at specific investigations IDPH conducted into complaints made...

  • 21st Aug, 2020

    State reports more than 51,000 tests in one day

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 2,208 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 24 additional confirmed deaths.

    • Cook County: 1 male 30s, 2 males 40s, 2 female 60s, 1 male 60s, 1 female 70s, 1 male 70s,1 female 80s
    • DuPage County: 1 male 50s
    • Iroquois County: 1 male 80s
    • Knox County: 1 female 80s
    • Lake County: 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s
    • LaSalle County: 1 female 70s
    • Macon County: 1 female 80s
    • Madison County: 1 male 60s, 1 female 90s
    • Mason County: 1 male 50s
    • Perry County: 1 male 90s
    • Rock Island County: 1 female 80s
    • Sangamon County: 1 female 90s
    • Will County: 1 male 60s
    • Williamson County: 1 male...
  • 20th Aug, 2020

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,832 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 27 additional confirmed deaths.

    • Champaign County: 1 male 50s
    • Cook County: 1 male 50s, 1 female 70s, 2 males 90s
    • DeWitt County: 1 male 80s
    • DuPage County: 1 male 70s
    • Jefferson County: 1 female 70s, 1 female 80s, 2 females 90s, 1 male 90s
    • Kane County: 1 male 80s
    • Lake County: 1 male 60s
    • LaSalle County: 1 female 90s
    • Madison County: 1 male 90s
    • Montgomery County: 1 female 90s
    • Morgan County: 1 female 70s, 1 female 90s
    • Peoria County: 1 female 80s
    • Perry County: 1 female 80s
    • Richland County: 1 male 80s
    • Rock Island County: 1 male 90s
    • St. Clair County: 1 male 60s
    • Whiteside County:...
  • 19th Aug, 2020

    State reports more than 50,000 tests in one day

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 2,295 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 25 additional confirmed deaths.

    • Cook County: 1 male 20s, 1 female 50s, 1 female 60s, 1 male 60s, 1 female 70s, 3 males 70s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s
    • DeKalb County: 1 female 80s
    • Jefferson County: 1 female 90s, 1 male 90s
    • Knox County: 1 female 80s
    • LaSalle County: 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s, 1 female 90s
    • Madison County: 1 female 80s
    • Morgan County: 1 male 70s, 2 females 80s
    • St. Clair County: 1 male 30s, 1 male 70s
    • Wabash County: 1 female 60s
    • Will County: 1 male 60s

    Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 211,889 cases, including 7,806...

  • 18th Aug, 2020

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,740 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 27 additional confirmed deaths.

    • Cook County: 1 female 40s, 1 male 40s, 1 male 50s, 1 female 60s, 1 male 60s, 1 female 70s, 1 male 80s, 1 unknown 80s, 2 males 90s
    • DuPage County: 1 female 70s
    • Jefferson County: 1 female 80s, 1 unknown 90s
    • Kane County: 1 male 80s
    • Kankakee County: 1 male 80s
    • Lake County: 1 male 60s, 1 male 80s
    • LaSalle County: 1 female 70s
    • Madison County: 1 male 80s
    • Morgan County: 1male 90s
    • Perry County: 1 male 80s
    • Rock Island County: 1 female 70s, 1 male 70s, 1 male 80s
    • St. Clair County: 1 male 60s
    • Will County: 1 female 90s, 1 male 100+

    Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 209...

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