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Livingston County reports another COVID-19 case

PONTIAC – Another resident of Livingston County has tested positive for coronavirus, the health department reported. The individual, a female in their 30s, is recovering in isolation. As of July 23rd, the LCHD has received 3,898 COVID-19 tests, with 67 of those having been confirmed ...Read more


11 new COVID-19 cases for DeKalb County reported

DEKALB – 11 more individuals have tested positive for COVID-19 in DeKalb County. The DeKalb County Health Department has now reported 774 total positive cases, along with 24 deaths. Pine Acres Rehabilitation and Living Center has seen 26 positive cases in staff and 55 in residents, with 12 ...Read more


LCHD sees 14 new COVID-19 cases

OTTAWA – 14 new COVID-19 cases were announced in LaSalle County on Thursday. The individuals who tested positive range in age from youth to their 70s, and make 378 total cases since the start of the pandemic. The LaSalle County Health Department also confirmed 2 more recovered cases for the ...Read more


Authorities warn of unemployment benefits scam

PERU – Authorities are warning of an unemployment benefits scam that is occurring around Illinois.  The Peru Police Department on Wednesday alerted residents to a scam where individuals are receiving a debit card for unemployment benefits from the state which they never applied for.  ...Read more


Livingston County sees 2 more COVID-19 cases

PONTIAC – Livingston County Health Department confirmed that two more residents have tested positive for COVID-19. These individuals are a male in their 40s and a female in their 40s, who was asymptomatic at the time of testing. They’re both recovering at home in isolation. Since the ...Read more