LEE COUNTY — Today, there were no new cases in Lee County, so the total number is still 28. 14 of these 28 have recovered and been lifted off isolation.
The State of Illinois reported 3,137 new cases in 97 counties for a total of 56,055. There were 105 new deaths bringing the death toll to 2,457.
The Lee County Council on Aging (LCCOA) is delivering meals to seniors 65 and older 5 days per week at no charge. The meals are provided by LCCOA and made by KSB. If interested, call the Lee County Council on Aging at 815-288-9236.
New Testing Criteria:
The Illinois Department of Public Health has expanded testing guidelines. Now anyone with COVID-19 like symptoms (cough, shortness of breath and fever) OR who have a risk factor, such as contact with someone confirmed to have COVID-19, a compromised immune system or a serious chronic medical condition.
can get a test, even without a doctor’s order. And now the following people can be tested with or without symptoms.
What to do if you think you have COVID-19: (UPDATED INFORMATION)
During the current Corona Virus outbreak, individuals with symptoms SHOULD NOT GO to health care facilities such as hospitals, clinics, and urgent care centers without CALLING FIRST. Instead, they can seek care by using one of the following options:
Residents can go to the following websites for additional information:
Go to KSB, IDPH, or CDC websites. Lee County Health Department provides regular updates on its Facebook page.
For general questions about COVID-19, call the IDPH hotline at 1-800-889-3931 or 211.