An additional 20 individuals at the long-term care
facility in DuPage County experiencing an outbreak have tested
positive, bringing the total to 42 (30 residents and 12 staff).
Currently, IDPH is reporting 288 cases in 17 counties in Illinois.
Cases have occurred in ages 9 to 91. Cases by county can be found on
IDPH website, as well as a list of local health departments who
will have the most up to date information.
Social distancing measures everyone can take include:
• Staying home as much as possible
• If gatherings are necessary, limiting the number of people to 10
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• Calling to check on family, neighbors, and older
adults instead of visiting
• Checking with your provider about telehealth options
For information on actions you, your school, workplace, and
community can take, please visit Steps to Stay Safe from COVID-19.
For general questions about COVID-19, call the hotline at
1-800-889-3931 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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