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.
In addition, various other updates will also be provided as needed.
Current Guidelines & Reports – Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH)
- Coronavirus Health Alert
- Evali Health Advisory
- E.coli Food Safety
- Record Request Form
- Pediculosis Position Statement
- Certificate of Religious Exemption Form
- Guidelines for the Prevention and Control of Influenza Outbreaks in Illinois Long Term Care Facilities
- Influenza Visitor Guidelines
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)
- Listing of Reportable Diseases
- STD Treatment Guidelines
- CDC for Health Care Providers
- Current Childhood Immunization Schedule
- Tuberculosis Screening, Testing, and Treatment of U.S. Health Care Personnel: Recommendations from the National Tuberculosis Controllers Association and CDC, 2019