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Posted on: October 22, 2021

COVID-19 Boosters Important in the Fight to End the Pandemic

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COVID-19 Boosters Important in the Fight to End the Pandemic

DuPage County— On Thursday, October 21, 2021 the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) unanimously recommended...

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Posted on: October 18, 2021

DuPage County COVID-19 Testing Site at Odeum Expo Center Will Be Closed October 20 – 22, 2021

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The DuPage County COVID-19 Testing Site at the Odeum Expo Center in Villa Park will be closed Wednesday, October 20 through Friday, October 22, 2021. The site will reopen on Monday, October 25, 2021 for regular business hours, Mondays through Fridays 10am...

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Posted on: October 15, 2021

Daily COVID-19 Case Counts* for DuPage County

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10/15/2021 - Daily COVID-19 Case Counts* for DuPage County

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Posted on: October 8, 2021

Daily COVID-19 Case Counts* for DuPage County

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10/8/2021 - Daily COVID-19 Case Counts* for DuPage County

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Posted on: October 8, 2021

DuPage County Health Department Closed October 11 to Observe Columbus Day

Health Department Closed Columbus Day

DuPage County Health Department Closed October 11 to Observe Columbus Day

DUPAGE COUNTY—The DuPage County Health Department's Public Health Centers in Addison, Lombard, West Chicago, Westmont, and Wheaton will be closed on Monday, Oct. 1...

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Posted on: October 7, 2021

Health Department Urges Residents to Get Vaccinated for Flu as COVID-19 Cases Remain High

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Health Department Urges Residents to Get Vaccinated for Flu as COVID-19 Cases Remain High

DUPAGE COUNTY – The DuPage County Health Department (DCHD) is urging residents to protect themselves, their families, and those around them by getting vacci...

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Posted on: October 1, 2021

Daily COVID-19 Case Counts* for DuPage County

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Posted on: September 29, 2021

COVID-19 Pfizer Booster Shots Widely Available across DuPage County

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COVID-19 Pfizer Booster Shots Widely Available across  DuPage County

DuPage County— Following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) endorsement of the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practice...

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Posted on: September 29, 2021

Health Department Urges Protection Following Additional Cases of West Nile Virus

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DUPAGE COUNTY—The DuPage County Health Department announced on Wednesday that there are now 11 human cases of West Nile virus (WNV) that have been reported in the county in 2021. This is an increase of six human cases since earlier this month, a...

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Posted on: September 24, 2021

DCHD Statement on Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Booster Vaccination

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Posted on: September 22, 2021

Vaccines Work at Preventing COVID-19 Severe Illness

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COVID-19 vaccines continue to offer the best form of protection against COVID-19 and help prevent severe illness, hospitalization, and death. In DuPage County, 96 percent of COVID-19 cases and 99 percent of related hospitalizations and deaths since Decemb...

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Posted on: September 17, 2021

Daily COVID-19 Case Counts* for DuPage County

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9/17/2021 - Daily COVID-19 Case Counts* for DuPage County

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Posted on: September 15, 2021

COVID-19 Cases and Related Hospitalizations Decrease in DuPage County

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This week, COVID-19 cases and related hospitalizations are headed in the right direction as decreases are reported across DuPage County. Still, community transmission remains at a “High” level with a 7-day average of 145 new cases per 100,000 reported, pe...

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Posted on: September 10, 2021

Weekly COVID-19 Case Counts* for DuPage County

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Posted on: September 9, 2021

September is Suicide Prevention Month

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Every year, during National Suicide Prevention Month, individuals and organizations come together to highlight the problem of suicide and advocate its prevention. The DuPage County Health Department (DCHD) will be providing suicide prevention training for...

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Posted on: September 8, 2021

COVID-19 Transmission Level Remains “High” in DuPage County

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DuPage County continues to see increased COVID-19 cases and individuals requiring hospitalization causing the county to remain at the highest level of Community Transmission, “High”, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Pre...

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Posted on: September 3, 2021

Weekly COVID-19 Case Counts* for DuPage County

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Posted on: September 3, 2021

DuPage County Health Department Closed to Observe Labor Day

Health Department Closed Labor Day

The DuPage County Health Department’s (DCHD) Public Health Centers in Addison, Lombard, West Chicago, Westmont, and Wheaton will be closed Monday, September 6, 2021, in observance of Labor Day. 

The COVID-19 Testing Site at the Odeum Exp...

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Posted on: September 3, 2021

Health Department Urges Residents to Protect Swimmers Over the Upcoming Labor Day Weekend

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Labor Day signals the unofficial end of summer, and many families celebrate with barbecues and pool parties. This Labor Day weekend, DuPage County Health Department (DCHD) urges residents to remain vigilant and protect young children and swimmers of all a...

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Posted on: September 2, 2021

First 2021 Human Case of West Nile Virus in DuPage County

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The DuPage County Health Department is reporting the first human case of West Nile virus (WNV) in DuPage County for 2021. An Aurora resident in his 60s became ill in mid-August.

A recent increase in mosquito batches testing positive for the presence of WNV...

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Posted on: September 2, 2021

Teens Can “Leave Their Mark” by Joining Reality

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All DuPage County high school students are invited to join Reality IL, which serves as the Teen Board to the DuPage County Health Department and DuPage County Prevention Leadership Team. Reality is composed of high school students from across several publ...

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Posted on: September 1, 2021

COVID-19 Cases and Hospitalizations Increase in DuPage County

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As COVID-19 cases continue to rise, the County is expected to surpass 100,000 total COVID-19 cases this week and 1,414 deaths. The DuPage County Health Department (DCHD) continues to urge residents to help keep children safe and in schools by getting vacc...

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Posted on: August 31, 2021

DuPage Narcan Program Hosts “Save a Life” Overdose Prevention Event

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In recognition of International Overdose Awareness Day, the DuPage Narcan Program (DNP) has partnered with the Path to Recovery Foundation (PATH) to host a free Overdose Prevention Bystander Training between 6 p.m. and 8:00 p.m., on Tuesday, August 31, at...

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Posted on: August 27, 2021

Weekly COVID-19 Case Counts* for DuPage County

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Posted on: August 25, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccines Continue to Provide Protection Even As Cases Increase in DuPage County

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As of today, 86 percent of eligible DuPage County residents have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose, and 68 percent are fully vaccinated based on data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Despite the relatively high rate of ...

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Posted on: August 24, 2021

Be Safe, Never Touch a Bat

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This is the time of year when bats are most active, and the DuPage County Health Department is warning residents to never touch or try to catch a bat or wild animal, especially in your home.

Several potential human exposures to rabies have been reported al...

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Posted on: August 20, 2021

Weekly COVID-19 Case Counts* for DuPage County

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Posted on: August 18, 2021

Health Department Urges Residents to Take Preventive Measures

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With the continued high level of community transmission in DuPage County and to ensure the safe return to school of children across the county, DuPage County Health Department (DCHD) once again urges residents to practice the preventive measures available...

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Posted on: August 13, 2021

Weekly COVID-19 Case Counts* for DuPage County

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Posted on: August 6, 2021

DuPage County is Now Experiencing High COVID-19 Community Transmission

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The recent rise in cases and hospitalizations is likely attributed to the more contagious Delta variant which has now become the more predominant variant across the country. Vaccines continue to be the best form of protection against COVID-19, including t...

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Posted on: July 30, 2021

Weekly COVID-19 Case Counts* for DuPage County

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7/30/2021 - Weekly COVID-19 Case Counts* for DuPage County

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Posted on: July 28, 2021

DuPage County Experiencing Substantial COVID-19 Community Transmission

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As of today, DuPage County’s COVID-19 community transmission is now at Substantial level per Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The recent rise in cases and hospitalizations is likely attributed to the more contagious Delta variant...

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Posted on: July 23, 2021

Weekly COVID-19 Case Counts* for DuPage County

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Posted on: July 23, 2021

HOPE Taskforce Announces Grant Recipients

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The DuPage County Heroin/Opioid Prevention and Education (HOPE) Taskforce today announced the award of grants totaling $125,000 to expand its capabilities in the fight against the opioid crisis in the County. 

The grant awardees and a brief descri...

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