Illinois COVID-19 Numbers Are Going Up; 1,549 New CasesAccording to the IDPH, Illinois has recorded 196,948 cases, including 7,657 deaths.
Illinois Has 1,319 New COVID-19 CasesSo far there have been 195,399 coronavirus cases confirmed in Illinois, including 7,637 deaths.
Coronavirus In Illinois: 1,382 New COVID-19 Cases, 8 DeathsIllinois public health officials Sunday announced 1,382 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, including eight additional confirmed deaths.
Fall Sports Limbo: IHSA Plan Still Not Approved By IDPH Four Days Before Season To StartA day after Chicago schools announced it is going all remote, there are more questions than answers about what is ahead for students and their families, including fall sports.
Pritzker, Education Leaders Introduce 'Act Of God' Days Amid COVID-19 Absences"These are unprecedented times, but we are all together with the goal of caring for students. Our organizations are truly inspired by the phenomenal cooperation shown across the state and encourage all of our members to be reasonable, creative, and generous while determining what’s best for our students in Illinois."
Coronavirus Scams Are Spreading; Some Include Garlic 'Cures'"People should be aware that any email or website offering a ‘cure’ is a scam that should be avoided."
Cleaning Precautions At Pre-Schools Over Fears Of Coronavirus"Anybody that walks in through this green door has to wear a mask."
Coronavirus Concerns After 4th Case Confirmed In IllinoisThe IDPH said there are currently 286 people in the state undergoing monitoring and twice daily testing who may have been exposed.
Illinois First To Do In-State Testing For Coronavirus“A quicker response will help alleviate concerns of those being tested as well as the general public."
3rd Vaping Death Reported In Illinois"New cases continue to be reported in Illinois and across the country. IDPH is urging Illinoisans not to vape or use e-cigarettes products, especially illicit THC based products, while we continue to investigate this outbreak."
Is Construction Site To Blame For Legionnaires' Outbreak In Batavia?The Illinois Department of Public Health on Tuesday was investigating whether a construction site might be the cause of a Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in Batavia.
Illinois Man Dies Of Vaping-Related Respiratory IllnessThe agency said at least 22 people, ranging in age from 17-38, have developed some type of respiratory illness after vaping or using e-cigarettes. The IDPH said it is working with other health agencies to investigate 12 other cases.
IDPH Investigates Legionella Possibly Associated With Rush Oak Park HospitalThe Illinois Department of Public Health is investigating two cases of Legionnaires' disease in two people who were patients at Rush Oak Park Hospital.
Marlen Ochoa's Family Denounces Result Of Investigation Clearing Advocate Christ Medical Center Of WrongdoingThe family of murdered pregnant teen Marlen Ochoa is denouncing the result of an investigation clearing Advocate Christ Medical Center of any wrongdoing.
Illinois Officials Warn Against Potentially Deadly Fungus Illinois public health officials are warning against a potentially deadly fungus that is resistant to several drugs.