COVID-19 Information for the Community
DCHD Information and Resources
- Childhood Immunizations - Call Don’t Cancel (PDF), May 19, 2020
- Childhood Immunizations - Spanish Call Don’t Cancel (PDF), May 19, 2020
Are you looking for ways to support your community during COVID-19? The DuPage County Health Department may have volunteer opportunities available. If you are interested in volunteering, please fill out the Volunteer Form and a staff member will reach out to provide more information.
Did you lose your health insurance coverage through your job and need to enroll in a health plan? Visit this page, to learn about your options.
Visit this page to learn about testing for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in DuPage County.
Provides helpful resources available to the community during the COVID-19 crisis.
Learn about ways that you can help during the COVID-19 crisis in DuPage.
State of IL Information and Resources
New Stay at Home Executive Order 2020-32 April 30, 2020
Gov. JB Pritzker has extended the statewide stay-at-home order through May 29. When venturing out for essential services, the governor’s order requires people older than 2 years of age to wear a face covering anytime they are unable to maintain 6 feet from others.
Information and Support Text Lines
Illinois Call4Calm Text Line
If you or a loved one are struggling with stress related to the COVID-19 pandemic and need emotional support, text TALK to 552020 for English or HABLAR for Spanish. This service is free and available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. People seeking assistance will remain anonymous and will provide only their first name and zip code, which enables the service to link you to a counselor in your area who is knowledgeable about available local resources.
COVID-19 Information Text Line
To receive daily updates about COVID-19 from the Illinois Department of Public Health, all Illinoisans with a mobile phone can opt-in. For more information, visit http://www.dph.illinois.gov/covid19/daily-communications.
- To opt-in, text the word COVID to 312-500-3836 for English; or COVID ESP for Spanish.
- You will receive COVID-19 texting twice a day, once in the morning, and once in the evening.
- You can opt-out of receiving messages at any time by texting STOP to reply.
Workplace Safety and Workplace Rights
The Attorney General’s Workplace Rights Bureau, and the Department of Labor (IDOL) are both investigating employee complaints pertaining to the lack of implementation of safe and sanitary practices in the workplace. It is in our best interest and of the general public that manufacturers take the precautions necessary to prevent the spread of COVID-19 especially in the ranks of those deemed essential workers that are the engine of our state.
Please use the information below to determine the appropriate entity to submit an employee’s complaint.
To Report a Public Employer
- Submit a complaint with Illinois OSHA at https://protect-us.mimecast.com/s/RAdXCG67O0iqPRwFKSZcr.
To Report a Private Sector Employer
- Submit a complaint with the Federal OSHA at 1-800-321-OSHA (6742) or online: www.osha.gov/pls/osha7/eComplaintForm.html or
- Submit a complaint with the Attorney General’s Workplace Rights Bureau at (844) 740-5076 or submit a complaint online.
The complaint will then be categorized as one of the following and follow its course.
- Low Risk - Social Distancing, CDC Guidelines, Sanitary Work Environment: failure to maintain less than 50 or more people in an area, failure to maintain a 6 feet distance between workers on a line, or failure to exercise cleaning standards;
- High Risk - Failure to maintain a safe work environment: such as lack of personal protective equipment
CDC Information and Resources
- Cleaning and Disinfecting Decision Tool (PDF)
- Use of Cloth Face Coverings to Help Slow the Spread of COVID-19
- Running Essential Errands: Grocery Shopping, Take-Out, Banking, Getting Gas, and Doctor Visits.
- Implementation of Mitigation Strategies for Communities with Local COVID-19 Transmission
- Large Community Events & Mass Gatherings