Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
The DeKalb County Health Department (DCHD) is closely monitoring the fast-changing Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). On March 21, 2020, DeKalb County identified its first positive case of COVID-19.
DCHD is in regular communication with and following guidance provided by the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) and the Center’s for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on the changing COVID-19 situation. DCHD’s Communicable Disease staff routinely monitor and investigate disease transmission and response, which is the case with this new virus.
DeKalb County residents and healthcare professionals with concerns about exposure or specific symptoms are encouraged to call the DCHD Communicable Disease Department at (815) 748-2467 Monday through Friday 8am-4:30pm.
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COVID-19 in DeKalb CountyUpdated as of August 10, 2020
|195,399||State of Illinois||7,637|
|Number of Laboratory Confirmed Cases: 964|
|Age||Number of Confirmed Cases||Number of Deaths|
This table is only updated once per week.
|Positive Cases Fully Recovered||698|
|Positive Cases in Recovery Period||215|
COVID-19 Long-Term Care Facility ActivityUpdated August 10, 2020
Data is provisional and subject to change.
|Pine Acres Rehab and Living Center|
|Willow Crest Nursing Pavilion|
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The number of laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 cases does not represent an accurate number of cases in DeKalb County, because not all who have symptoms are being tested.
Note: Data is provisional and subject to change. Number of negative tests may be higher than reported, as laboratories are voluntarily reporting negative results.
- COVID-19 Testing Guidance
- Illinois COVID-19 Statistics
- How To Protect Yourself
- What To Do If You Are Sick
- CDC Frequently Asked Questions
- Preventing COVID-19 Spread in Communities
- K-12 Schools and Childcare Programs Emergency Daycare
- Colleges and Universities
- Essential Business Executive Order
- Essential Business Checklist and FAQ
Please note, this email is not used to provide medical advice. If you have personal medical questions, please contact your healthcare provider.
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