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Posted: March 30, 2020

DuPage County Announces COVID-19 Dashboard

DUPAGE COUNTY—Today, the DuPage County Health Department is announcing a new, interactive COVID-19 case map. The dashboard links data from the DuPage County Health Department into the GIS Data Systems from DuPage County to provide a greater level of understanding into how the coronavirus disease 2019, or COVID-19, pandemic is unfolding across our communities.  
Posted: March 27, 2020

DuPage County Health Department to Assist DuPagePads with Food Delivery

DUPAGE COUNTY—Beginning today, the DuPage County Health Department (DCHD) and DuPagePads are partnering to ensure DuPage County residents who are homeless have a place to stay and food to eat.
Posted: March 20, 2020

DuPage County: Three Additional Cases of COVID-19

DUPAGE COUNTY—The DuPage County Health Department (DCHD) and Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced three additional DuPage County residents have tested positive for coronavirus disease (COVID-19). There are no additional cases reported at the long-term care facility (LTCF) in Willowbrook.  

DCHD March 15, 2020 Press Conference

DuPage County health officials provide update after long-term facility patient tests positive for COVID-19.

Posted on: March 15, 2020

DuPage County Resident Tests Positive for Coronavirus Disease

On Saturday, March 14, 2020, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) and Governor JB Pritzker announced that a resident of DuPage County has tested positive at the IDPH Laboratory for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The resident is a female...


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Posted: May 22, 2020

Public Health Officials Announce 2,758 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 2,758 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 110 additional deaths. 

Posted: May 21, 2020

Public Health Officials Announce 2,268 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 2,268 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 87 additional deaths.
Posted: May 20, 2020

Public Health Officials Announce 2,388 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 2,388 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 147 additional deaths.

Posted: May 19, 2020

Public Health Officials Announce 1,545 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,545 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including146 additional deaths.
Posted: May 18, 2020

Public Health Officials Announce 2,294 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 2,294 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 59 additional deaths.

Posted: May 17, 2020

Public Health Officials Announce 1,734 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,734 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 51 additional deaths.

Posted: May 16, 2020

Public Health Officials Announce 2,088 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 2,088 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 74 additional deaths.
Posted: May 15, 2020

Public Health Officials Announce 2,432 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 2,432 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 130 additional deaths.
Posted: May 14, 2020

Public Health Officials Announce 3,239 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 3,239 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 138 additional deaths.
Posted: May 13, 2020

Public Health Officials Announce 1,677 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,677 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 192 additional deaths.
Posted: May 12, 2020

Public Health Officials Announce 4,014 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 4,014 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 144 additional deaths.
Posted: May 11, 2020

Public Health Officials Announce 1,266 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,266 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 54 additional deaths.
Posted: May 10, 2020

Public Health Officials Announce 1,656 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,656 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 57 additional deaths.
Posted: May 9, 2020

Public Health Officials Announce 2,325 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 2,325 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 111 additional deaths.
Posted: May 8, 2020

Public Health Officials Announce 2,887 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 2,887 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 130 additional deaths.
Posted: May 7, 2020

Public Health Officials Announce 2,641 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 2,641 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 138 additional deaths.
Posted: May 6, 2020

Public Health Officials Announce 2,270 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 2,270 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 136 additional deaths.
Posted: May 5, 2020

Public Health Officials Announce 2,122 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 2,122 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 176 additional deaths.
Posted: May 4, 2020

Public Health Officials Announce 2,341 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 2,341 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 46 additional deaths.
Posted: May 3, 2020

Public Health Officials Announce 2,994 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD - The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 2,994 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 63 additional deaths.

Posted: May 2, 2020

Public Health Officials Announce 2,450 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD - The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 2,450 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 105 additional deaths. 

Posted: May 1, 2020

Public Health Officials Announce 3,137 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 3,137 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 105 additional deaths.
Posted: April 30, 2020

Public Health Officials Announce 2,563 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 2,563 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 141 additional deaths.
Posted: April 29, 2020

Public Health Officials Announce 2,253 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 2,253 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 92 additional deaths.
Posted: April 28, 2020

Public Health Officials Announce 2,219 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 2,219 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 144 additional deaths.
Posted: April 27, 2020

Public Health Officials Announce 1,980 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,980 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 50 additional deaths.

Posted: April 26, 2020

Public Health Officials Announce 2,126 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 2,126 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 59 additional deaths.

Posted: April 25, 2020

Public Health Officials Announce 2,119 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 2,119 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 80 additional deaths.
Posted: April 24, 2020

Public Health Officials Announce 2,724 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 2,724 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 108 additional deaths.
Posted: April 23, 2020

Public Health Officials Announce 1,826 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,826 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 123 additional deaths.
Posted: April 22, 2020

Public Health Officials Announce 2,049 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 2,049 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 98 additional deaths.
Posted: April 21, 2020

Public Health Officials Announce 1,551 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,551 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 119 additional deaths.
Posted: April 20, 2020

Public Health Officials Announce 1,151 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,151 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 59 additional deaths.
Posted: April 17, 2020

Public Health Officials Announce 1,842 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,842 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 62 additional deaths.
Posted: April 16, 2020

Public Health Officials Announce 1,140 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,140 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 125 additional deaths.
Posted: April 15, 2020

Public Health Officials Announce 1,346 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,346 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 80 additional deaths.
Posted: April 14, 2020

Public Health Officials Announce 1,222 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,222 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 74 additional deaths.
Posted: April 13, 2020

Public Health Officials Announce 1,173 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,173 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 74 additional deaths.
Posted: April 12, 2020

Public Health Officials Announce 1,672 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,672 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 43 additional deaths.  
Posted:  April 11, 2020

Public Health Officials Announce 1,293 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,293 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 81 additional deaths.

Posted: April 10, 2020

Public Health Officials Announce 1,465 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,465 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 68 additional deaths.  
Posted: April 9, 2020

Public Health Officials Announce 1,344 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,344 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 66 additional deaths.
Posted: April 8, 2020

Public Health Officials Announce 1,529 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,529 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 82 additional deaths.  
Posted: April 7, 2020

Public Health Officials Announce 1,287 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,287 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 73 additional deaths.
Posted: April 6, 2020

Public Health Officials Announce 1,006 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,006 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 33 additional deaths.
Posted:  April 5, 2020

Public Health Officials Announce 899 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 899 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 31 additional deaths.
Posted: April 4, 2020

Public Health Officials Announce 1,453 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,453 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 33 additional deaths.
Posted: April 3, 2020

Public Health Officials Announce 1,209 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,209 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 53 additional deaths.
Posted: April 2, 2020

Public Health Officials Announce 715 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 715 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 16 additional deaths.  
Posted: April 1, 2020

Public Health Officials Announce 986 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD - The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 986 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 42 additional deaths.
Posted: March 31, 2020

Public Health Officials Announce 937 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD - The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 937 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 26 additional deaths.
March 30, 2020

Public Health Officials Announce 461 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 461 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois.  Seven new deaths are also being reported, including the death of an incarcerated man from Stateville Correctional Center.
March 29, 2020

Public Health Officials Announce the First Death of an Infant with Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported the death of an infant younger than one year in Chicago who tested positive for coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
Posted March 28, 2020

Public Health Officials Announce 488 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 488 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including eight deaths.  Approximately 86% of fatalities are among patients 60 years of age and older.
Posted: March 27, 2020

Public Health Officials Announce 673 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 673 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including seven deaths; a man in his 50s, two men and two women in their 60s, a man in his 70s, and a woman in her 90s.  Approximately 87% of fatalities are among patient 60 years of age and older.
Posted: March 26, 2020

Public Health Officials Announce 330 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 330 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including three deaths; a Kane County man in his 90s, a Cook County man in his 60s, and a Will County woman in her 50s.  
Posted: March 25, 2020

Public Health Officials Announce 250 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 250 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including four deaths; a Chicago resident in his 50s, two Cook County residents both in their 60s, and a DuPage County resident in her 90s.
Posted: March 25, 2020

Public Health Officials Announce 250 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 250 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including four deaths; a Chicago resident in his 50s, two Cook County residents both in their 60s, and a DuPage County resident in her 90s.
Posted: March 24, 2020

Public Health Officials Announce 236 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 236 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including three deaths in Cook County; two men in their 80s and a man in his 90s. 

Posted:  March 23, 2020

Public Health Officials Announce 168 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD– The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 168 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including another death; a Cook County man in his 70s. DeKalb County is now also reporting a case. Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 753 cases in 26 counties in Illinois (percentage of case by county below). Cases have occurred in ages 3 to 99.  

Posted:  March 22, 2020

Public Health Officials Announce 296 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 296 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including an infant. IDPH also announced three deaths.  The deaths included a Cook County man in his 80s, a Chicago man in his 80s, and a McLean County woman in her 70s.
Posted:  March 21, 2020

Public Health Officials Announce 168 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD– The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 168 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including another death; a Cook County man in his 70s. DeKalb County is now also reporting a case. Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 753 cases in 26 counties in Illinois (percentage of case by county below). Cases have occurred in ages 3 to 99.
Posted: March 20, 2020

Public Health Officials Announce 163 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 163 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including the death of a Cook County woman in her 70s.  Three additional counties are now reporting cases; Adams, Christian, and McLean counties.  
Posted: March 19, 2020

Public Health Officials Announce the Deaths of Three More Individuals in Illinois with Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health today announced the death of three people in Illinois with coronavirus disease (COVID-19).  The individuals include a Will County resident in his 50s and a Cook County resident in her 80s, and an out-of-state resident in her 70s who was in Sangamon County.   

Posted on: March 16, 2020

Pritzker orders all bars, restaurant dining rooms closed

Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Sunday ordered all restaurants and bars in the state closed to customers at the end of business Monday until at least March 30, a sweeping measure aimed at slowing the spread of the coronavirus.
Posted on: March 13, 2020

State of Illinois Daily COVID-19 Briefing – 32 Cases

CHICAGO–The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today is announcing seven more individuals in Illinois have tested positive at the IDPH laboratory for coronavirus disease (C...

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