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)


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