COVID-19 Long-Term Care Facilities

If there is a confirmed or suspected COVID-19 case identified at your nursing home or long-term care facility, please contact the DCHD Communicable Disease and Epidemiology (CDE) program at (630) 221-7553 (8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.) or (630) 682-7400 after hours for consultation and next steps.

Nursing homes and other long-term care facilities can take steps to assess and improve their preparedness for responding to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). 

Please refer to the guidance, resources and tools provided by IDPH and CDC for nursing homes and other long-term care facilities below:

IDPH Guidance 

CDC Guidance