• 7th Oct, 2020

    Public Health Officials Announce 2,630 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 2,630 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 42 additional confirmed deaths.

    • Bureau County: 1 female 40s
    • Champaign County: 1 female 80s
    • Christian County: 1 female 70s, 2 males 80s, 1 female 90s
    • Clinton County: 1 female 80s
    • Coles County: 1 female 80s
    • Cook County: 1 male 60s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s, 2 males 90s
    • DuPage County: 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s, 1 female 90s, 1 male 90s
    • Franklin County: 1 male 90s
    • Kane County: 1 female 70s
    • Kankakee County: 1 male 70s
    • Madison County: 1 female 90s
    • Marion County: 1 male 70s, 1 male 80s...
  • 6th Oct, 2020

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 1,617 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 32 additional confirmed deaths.

    • Boone County: 1 female 90s
    • Bureau County: 1 male 80s
    • Clinton County: 1 female 70s
    • Coles County: 2 males 70s
    • Cook County: 1 male 60s, 2 males 70s, 3 females 80s, 1 male 80s, 1 female 90s 
    • DeKalb County: 1 male 80s
    • DuPage County: 1 male 30s, 1 male 70s
    • Grundy County: 1 male 60s
    • Kane County: 1 male 70s, 1 male 80s
    • Lake County: 1 male 40s
    • Logan County: 1 female 80s
    • Marion County: 1 male 70s
    • Monroe County: 1 male 70s, 1 female 90s
    • Pike County: 1 female 90s
    • Richland County: 1 male 80s
    • Schuyler County: 1 female 60s
    • St. Clair County: 1 female 80s...
  • 6th Oct, 2020

    Public health officials in Illinois urge everyone to get a flu vaccine

    SPRINGFIELD – Getting a flu vaccine is more important than ever as we brace for a dual outbreak of flu and COVID-19 this fall and winter.  The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) and local health departments across Illinois are challenging everyone to roll their #SleeveUp to get a flu shot and help protect not only themselves, but those around them.

    “There is the potential that people could become co-infected with both flu and COVID-19,” said IDPH Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike.  “Although a COVID-19 vaccine is still being developed and tested, we do have a vaccine to combat this season’s anticipated flu viruses.  I want to challenge everyone to roll their #SleeveUp and show us you that you’ve received your flu shot and are committed to protect those around you...

  • 5th Oct, 2020

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 1,853 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 14 additional confirmed deaths.

    • Champaign County: 1 female 90s
    • Christian County: 1 male 80s
    • Cook County: 2 males 60s, 1 male 70s, 1 male 80s
    • DuPage County: 1 female 80s
    • Fayette County: 1 male 90s
    • Knox County: 1 male 50s
    • Monroe County: 1 male 80s
    • Wayne County: 1 male 50s
    • Williamson County: 1 female 70s
    • Winnebago County: 1 male 70s, 1 female 100+

    Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 303,394 cases, including 8,805 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois. The age of cases ranges from younger than one to older than 100 years. The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from September...

  • 4th Oct, 2020

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 1,453 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 17 additional confirmed deaths.

    • Cook County: 1 female 30s, 1 female 50s, 1 male 50s, 2 males 60s, 4 males 70s, 1 female 80s, 1 female 90s
    • DeKalb County: 1 female 70s
    • DuPage County: 1 male 70s
    • Monroe County: 1 male 80s, 1 male 90s
    • Will County: 1 male 70s
    • Williamson County: 1 male 60s

    Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 301,541 cases, including 8,791 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois. The age of cases ranges from younger than one to older than 100 years. The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from September 27 – October 3 is 3.3%.  Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 51,656 specimens for a...

  • 3rd Oct, 2020

    More than 71,000 tests reported in 24 hours

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 2,442 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 31 additional confirmed deaths.

    • Christian County: 1 male 80s
    • Cook County: 1 male 40s, 1 female 50s, 2 males 60s, 1 male 80s, 1 male 90s
    • Crawford County: 1 male 50s
    • Greene County: 1 female 70s
    • Kane County: 1 male 60s
    • Livingston County: 1 male 60s
    • Macon County: 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s
    • Madison County: 1 female 80s, 1 female 90s
    • Mercer County: 1 female 90s
    • Monroe County: 1 female 60s
    • Morgan County: 1 male 80s
    • Peoria County: 1 male 70s, 1 female 90s
    • Rock Island County: 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s
    • Tazewell County: 1...
  • 2nd Oct, 2020

    Number of counties increases from 17 last week

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 28 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-eight counties are currently reported at a warning level – Bond, Boone, Brown, Calhoun, Christian, Clinton, Coles, Crawford, DeKalb, DeWitt, Fayette, Greene, Hancock, Jasper, Lee, Livingston, Macon, Massac, Monroe, Morgan, Pulaski, Putnam, Richland, Saline, St. Clair, Wabash, Washington, and Winnebago.

    Although the reasons for counties reaching a warning level varies, some of the common factors for an increase in cases and outbreaks are associated with university and college...

  • 2nd Oct, 2020

    More than 72,000 tests reported in 24 hours

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 2,206 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 47 additional confirmed deaths.

    • Bond County: 1 female 80s
    • Bureau County: 1 male 70s
    • Champaign County: 1 female 90s
    • Christian County: 1 male 60s
    • Coles County: 1 female 70s
    • Cook County: 1 male 40s, 2 females 60s, 3 males 60s, 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s, 1 female 90s, 1 male 90s
    • DuPage County: 1 male 60s
    • Fayette County: 1 male 90s
    • Jersey County: 1 female 90s
    • Kane County: 1 male 80s
    • Kankakee County: 1 male 90s
    • Lake County: 1 female 60s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 90s
    • Lawrence County: 1 female 60s, 2 females 90s
    • Livingston...
  • 1st Oct, 2020

    More than 65,000 tests reported in 24 hours

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 2,166 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 25 additional confirmed deaths.

    • Bond County: 1 male 70s
    • Champaign County: 1 female 80s
    • Christian County: 1 female 70s, 1 female 80s
    • Cook County: 1 female 40s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s, 1 female 100+
    • Crawford County: 1 male 70s
    • DuPage County: 2 female 70s
    • Fayette County: 1 female 70s
    • Franklin County: 1 male 70s
    • Jersey County: 1 male 80s
    • Kendall County: 1 male 90s
    • Lake County: 1 female 50s, 1 male 60s
    • Madison County: 1 male 90s
    • McHenry County: 1 male 40s
    • McLean County: 1 female 70s
    • St. Clair County...

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