The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,551 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 119 additional deaths. - Boone County: 1 male 20s, 1 female 60s, 1 female 70s - Carroll County: 1 female 80s - Cook County: 1 female 30s, 1 female... Read More.
Hamilton County Health Department was notified early this morning of a Hamilton County resident who tested positive for Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19). This is the second laboratory confirmed positive of COVID-19 in Hamilton County. The individual, a female in her 50’s, is currently isolating at... Read More.
Illinois lawmakers – citing the state’s pension costs, budget shortfalls, and empty unemployment trust – are asking for more than $40 billion in no-strings-attached aid from the federal government. In a letter to the state's Congressional delegation, Senate President Don Harmon said Illinois state government... Read More.
At the request of the local government, the State of Illinois has activated a pre-staged alternate housing facility in Jefferson County to meet the identified needs of COVID-19. Jefferson County authorities have indicated a recent spike in positive cases of COVID-19, including more than... Read More.
The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,842 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 62 additional deaths. - Boone County: 1 female 60s - Cook County: 2 females 40s, 1 male 40s, 2 males 50s, 2 females 60s, 5 males 60s,... Read More.
A bipartisan group of southern Illinois state lawmakers have formed a nonprofit organization to give out grants to businesses there that are struggling amid the pandemic. Southern Illinois Strong is selling T-shirts in partnership with the Southern Illinois Community Foundation and will give the... Read More.
The coronavirus outbreak has put a damper on the 2020 census, which now has been extended until April of 2021. Sherrie Taylor, the Interim Lead of the Illinois Data Center Network for the census, said it is important to respond to the Census, especially in... Read More.
In this episode of Open Line ON DEMAND, Mike visits with Registered Dietician Kelsey Bentlage about why it's important to pay attention to your immune health, finding healthy foods during the CoViD-19 public health crisis, whether supplements are a good option, and much more.
As of 4:00PM today, Thursday, April 16, 2020, Egyptian Health Department has not been notified of any new cases of COVID-19 in our tri-county area of Saline, Gallatin and White Counties. There have been 3 confirmed COVID-19... Read More.