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Webpage Last Updated: 06/02/2020

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a new virus that causes respiratory illness in people and can spread person-to-person. This is a rapidly changing situation. The Winnebago County Health Department, along with our local healthcare partners, local health departments in the region, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are monitoring the situation and working to protect the public’s health.

COVID-19 Data Update

(Data Last Updated - 06/02/2020)

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    Stay At Home Order

    As of May 29, Illinois is in Phase 3 of the Restore Illinois plan. As the Stay At Home Order ends, Governor Pritzker issued a new Executive Order: Restoring Illinois – Protecting Our Communities. Click here to view the order.

    It is important to remember that COVID-19 is in our community and there are actions to take to protect yourself and those around you from the virus including social distancing and wearing a face covering when in public. People that are at high risk of severe illness from COVID-19 are urged to stay in their residence and minimize in-person contact with others to the extent possible. For additional information, click here a> to see the executive order.

    See below for information on the original Stay At Home Order:

    The intent of Executive Order #10 is to ensure that the maximum number of people self-isolate in their places of residence to the maximum extent feasible, while enable services to continue, to slow the spread of COVID-19 to the greatest extent possible. When people need to leave their places of residence, whether to perform Essential Activities, or to otherwise facilitate authorized activities necessary for continuity of social and commercial life, they should at all times as much as reasonably possible comply with Social Distancing Requirements. All provisions of the this Executive Order should be interpreted to effectuate this intent.


    Click Here to View Governor's Stay at Home Order        View Stay At Home Order Frequently Asked Question

     

    Important Local Updates

    • On Tuesday, June 2, the the Winnebago County Health Department announced that 26 Winnebago County residents tested positive for COVID-19 for a total of 2,309 cases in the county.
    • On Monday, June 1 the Winnebago County Health Department announced the death of four Winnebago County residents as a result of COVID-19.
    • On Monday, June 1 the the Winnebago County Health Department announced that; 41 Winnebago County residents tested positive for COVID-19 for a total of 2,283 cases in the county.
    • On Friday, May 29, the Winnebago County Health Department issued guidance for phase 3 for childcare centers and day camps. Click here for guidance information.
    • On Wednesday, May 27, the Winnebago County Health Departmentissued guidance for phase 3 for places of worship and restaurants and bars. Click here for guidance information.

     

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    Prevent the Spread of Illness

        • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
        • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth
        • Cover your cough or sneeze
        • Avoid close contact with people who are sick

     

    Illinois COVID-19 Hotline

    The Illinois Department of Public Health has established a COVID-19 hotline and email address to answer questions from the public:

        • 1(800) 889-3931
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    For questions specific to Winnebago County, please call 1-815-319-6705.

    For additional information, click here for a CDC fact sheet or go to the IDPH and CDC webpages on 2019 novel coronavirus:

     

    CDC COVID-19 Information

    See below for more detailed information directly from the CDC webpages on coronavirus.