LEE COUNTY — Three of the individuals identified as positive for COVID-19 in Lee County have recovered and been lifted from isolation. There was one new positive test result in Lee County bringing the total to 17. Please remember that this is only the number of individuals testing positive. There are likely many others in our community who have not been tested and identified.
Today, the State of Illinois announced 1,842 new cases bringing the total to 27,575 across 92 of the 102 counties. The death toll is now at 1,134.
The Governor today announced that schools in Illinois will remain closed throughout the remainder of the school year.
The Lee County Health Department and Lee County Emergency Management Agency thank Sensient Flavors for their generous donation of hand sanitizer today.
The Lee County Health Department is grateful for a generous donation from Wahl Clipper of masks, gloves and face shields today.
The Unified Executive Leadership Team would like to encourage people to take advantage of local grocery pick up and delivery services to help you lower your risk of exposure. In Lee County:
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.