LEE COUNTY — Today, Illinois announced 899 new cases for a total of 11,256 confirmed COVID-19 positive tests in Illinois. The death toll rose to 274. The virus has now spread to 71 counties in Illinois.
The Lee County leadership team hopes everyone has enjoyed this sunny weekend and accomplished a lot of work in their yard. As a reminder, the Lee County Health Department is offering help picking up groceries or other essentials for seniors who do not have help from friends or family. If you need some help during these times, please contact Jennifer Kolb at 815/ 284-3371, ext. 118.
There are no new Lee County statistics to report today. There are still 2 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in our county. As a reminder, if you are experiencing symptoms, DO NOT go to the emergency room or your doctor’s office. Call the KSB Coronavirus Hotline at 815-285-7777 or go to ksbhospital.com and click on “KSB Care Anywhere.” For complete details see the information at the bottom of this press release.
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.