• 5th Jun, 2021

    Almost 68% of Illinois adults have received at least one vaccine dose and more than 51% are fully vaccinated

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 538 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 32 additional deaths.  In addition, almost 68% of Illinois adults have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose and more than 51% of Illinois adults are fully vaccinated, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

    • Coles County: 1 female 80s
    • Cook County: 3 males 40s, 3 females 50s, 1 male 50s, 2 females 60s, 2 males 60s, 2 females 70s, 2 males 70ss, 1 male 80s
    • Jersey County: 1 male 60s
    • Kane County: 1 male 40s
    • Lake County: 1 male 80s
    • Livingston County: 1 female 50s
    • Madison County: 1 male...
  • 4th Jun, 2021

    More than 67% of Illinois adults have received at least one vaccine dose and nearly 51% are fully vaccinated

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 626 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 15 additional deaths.  In addition, more than 67% of Illinois adults have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose and nearly 51% of Illinois adults are fully vaccinated, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

    • Champaign County: 1 male 80s
    • Christian County: 1 female 60s
    • Cook County: 1 female 70s, 1 male 80s, 1 male 90s
    • DuPage County: 1 female 70s
    • Henry County; 1 male 60s
    • Kane County: 1 male 50s
    • LaSalle County: 1 male 60s
    • McHenry County: 1 male 70s
    • Vermilion County:...
  • 3rd Jun, 2021

    More than 67% of Illinois adults have received at least one vaccine dose and nearly 51% are fully vaccinated

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 674 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 24 additional deaths.  In addition, more than 67% of Illinois adults have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose and nearly 51% of Illinois adults are fully vaccinated, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

    • Adams County: 1 male 80s
    • Cook County: 1 male 30s, 1 female 50s, 2 males 50s, 1 male 60s, 1 male 70s, 1 female 90s
    • DeWitt County: 1 male 60s
    • Douglas County: 1 male 80s
    • DuPage County: 1 female 90s
    • Franklin County: 1 female 90s
    • Jersey County: 1 female 70s
    • Kane County: 1...
  • 2nd Jun, 2021

    More than 67% of Illinois adults have received at least one vaccine dose and nearly 51% are fully vaccinated

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 478 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 9 additional deaths.  In addition, more than 67% of Illinois adults have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose and nearly 51% of Illinois adults are fully vaccinated, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

    • Cook County: 1 female 50s, 1 female 60s, 1 male 60s, 1 female 70s, 1 female 90s
    • Kane County: 1 male 80s
    • McLean County: 1 male 40s
    • Rock Island County: 1 female 70s
    • Will County: 1 female 80s

    Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,383,065 cases, including 22,842 deaths, in 102...

  • 1st Jun, 2021

    More than 67% of Illinois adults have received at least one vaccine dose and nearly 51% are fully vaccinated

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 401 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 8 additional deaths.  In addition, more than 67% of Illinois adults have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose and nearly 51% of Illinois adults are fully vaccinated, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

    • Cook County: 2 females 40s, 1 female 50s, 1 male 50s, 1 male 60s, 1 female 70s, 1 male 70s, 1 male 90s.

    Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,382,587 cases, including 22,835 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois. The age of cases ranges from younger than one to older than 100 years. Within the past 24 hours,...

  • 31st May, 2021

    More than 67% of Illinois adults have received at least one vaccine dose and more than 50% are fully vaccinated

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 521 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 33 additional deaths.  In addition, more than 67% of Illinois adults have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose and more than 50% of Illinois adults are fully vaccinated, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

    • Cook County: 1 male 30s, 1 female 50s, 3 males 50s, 2 females 60s, 7 males 60s, 2 females 70s, 2 males 70s, 2 females 80s, 5 males 80s, 1 female 90s, 1 male 90s
    • DuPage County: 1 male 50s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s
    • Kane County: 1 male 70s
    • Lake County: 1 female 50s, 1 female 70s

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  • 30th May, 2021

    67% of Illinois adults have received at least one vaccine dose and more than 50% are fully vaccinated

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 602 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 18 additional deaths.  In addition, 67% of Illinois adults have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose and more than 50% of Illinois adults are fully vaccinated, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

    • Cook County: 1 male 40s, 2 males 60s, 2 females 80s, 3 males 80s
    • DuPage County: 1 female 90s
    • Kane County: 1 male 50s, 2 males 70s
    • McLean County: 1 male 70s
    • Tazewell County: 1 male 40s
    • Vermilion County: 1 male 70s
    • Will County: 1 female 60s, 1 male 60s
    • Winnebago County: 1 female 70s...
  • 29th May, 2021

    66% of Illinois adults have received at least one vaccine dose and more than 49% are fully vaccinated

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 802 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 37 additional deaths.  In addition, 66% of Illinois adults have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose and more than 49% of Illinois adults are fully vaccinated, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

    • Bureau County: 1 male 50s
    • Carroll County: 1 female 90s
    • Clinton County: 1 male 70s
    • Cook County: 1 female 40s, 1 female 50s, 1 male 50s, 1 female 60s, 5 males 60s, 1 female 70s, 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s, 1 male 90s
    • DuPage County: 1 male 60s, 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s
    • Iroquois County: 1...
  • 28th May, 2021

    More than 66% of Illinois adults have received at least one vaccine dose and more than 49% are fully vaccinated

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 982 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 21 additional deaths.  In addition, more than 66% of Illinois adults have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose and more than 49% of Illinois adults are fully vaccinated, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

    • Cook County: 1 male teen, 1 female 50s, 1 female 60s, 2 males 60s, 1 female 70s, 2 males 70s, 2 males 80s
    • DuPage County: 1 male 80s
    • Kane County: 1 female 60s, 1 male 70s
    • McHenry County: 1 female 70s
    • Peoria County: 1 male 60s, 1 male 80s
    • Will County: 2 males 60s, 1 female 70s, 1...
  • 28th May, 2021

    SPRINGFIELD – Memorial Day weekend is when many pools and beaches open for the unofficial start to summer.  It is important people know how they can protect themselves and prevent the spread of germs when swimming.

    “Swimming is a great physical activity that can help improve your health, but there are steps everyone should take to help prevent the risk of illness and injury that may accompany swimming,” said Illinois Department of Public Health Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike. “Swimmers need to take an active role in helping protect themselves and preventing the spread of germs.  We all share the water we swim in, and we each need to do our part to help keep ourselves and our families and friends healthy.”

    Diarrhea is the most common cause of recreational water illness (RWI).  Just one diarrheal accident in the water can release millions of germs.  If other swimmers swallow a mouthful of...

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