Covid-19 Updates

Healthcare Providers

The DeKalb County Health Department serves as a resource for health care providers during community health outbreaks, pandemics, and public health emergencies.

The health department also serves as a liaison to alert health care providers of advisories, recommendations, updates, or changes in reportable disease from the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and prevention) and IDPH (Illinois Department of Public Health).

The Health Department is required to conduct surveillance and investigate reports of disease, per Illinois Administrative Code, Rules and Regulations of Communicable Disease Control and Immunization, Title 77 Part 690, revised February 2019.

Click here for the CD Rules and Regulations

In addition, various other updates will also be provided as needed.

Current Guidelines & Reports – Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH)

Influenza Resources

Pertussis Resources 

Pertussis Provider Memo

Measles Resources

IDPH Measles Contact Management Algorithm
IDPH Measles Infection Timeline 052019
IDPH Measles Testing Algorithm 02092018
IDPH Measles Testing Flow chart 052019
Measles Immunity Among Health Care Workers

Current Guidelines & Reports – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Links

HIV Connect Link
American Academy of Pediatrics on Head Lice (pdf)
Public Health Awareness- Understanding Vaccines

Important Update/Actualización Importante

Please be patient with us, we are experiencing extremely high call volume at this time. To reach a specific program, please call the program’s direct phone line for assistance. For a listing of program phone numbers, click here. Your call will be returned within 24 business hours.

If you are calling about the COVID-19 vaccine, you need to sign-up for our notification system in order to be notified when you are eligible. Please click here to sign-up. If you have specific questions about the COVID-19 vaccine, please email COVID19@dekalbcounty.org.

Note: All services are currently by appointment only.

 

Tenga paciencia con nosotros, estamos experimentando un volumen de llamadas extremadamente alto en este momento. Para comunicarse con un programa específico, llame a la línea telefónica directa del programa para obtener ayuda. Para obtener una lista de los números de teléfono del programa, haga clic aquí. Su llamada será devuelta dentro de 24 horas en horario de oficina. Si llama por la vacuna COVID-19, debe registrarse en nuestro sistema de notificación para que se le notifique cuando sea elegible. Por favor, haga clic aquí para inscribirse. Si tiene preguntas específicas sobre la vacuna COVID-19, envíe un correo electrónico a COVID19@dekalbcounty.org.

Nota: Todos los servicios son actualmente solo con cita previa.