SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health Friday announced 3,137 new cases of COVID-19 in Illinois, including 105 additional deaths. The IDPH said that 4,900 patients are in the hospital, with 1,263 being treated in intensive care units and 777 of those on ventilators.
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OTTAWA- The LaSalle County Health Department on Friday confirmed an additional two COVID-19 cases in bringing county total to 55 cases. The additional cases are a man in his 70’s and a woman in her 20’s. The individuals who tested positive remain in isolation. Four additional cases have ...Read more
MENDOTA- The OSF Foundation announced Friday that OSF HealthCare Saint Paul Medical Center in Mendota received $75,000. The anonymous gift will help OSF Saint Paul support efforts with the COVID-19 pandemic. OSF said Friday that the donation came from a local business, who wishes to remain ...Read more
SPRINGFIELD – The latest proclamation by Governor J.B. Pritzker is enacted today, and with that there are some new and modified rules the public will have to follow to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
1. Wearing a face covering in public places or when working. Any individual who is ...Read more
SPRINGFIELD- The Illinois Department of Public Health has expanded testing guidelines for COVID-19. They say anyone with symptoms like cough, shortness of breath and fever OR who have a risk factor, such as contact with someone confirmed to have COVID-19, a compromised immune system or a ...Read more
DIXON – There were 3 more positive tests in Lee County Thursday for a total of 28 infected since the pandemic began.
The Lee County Health Department said two people in their 50s and one in his or her 20’s tested positive for COVID-19. They also say 13 of the 28 countywide who had ...Read more
OGLESBY- The Chief of Police of Oglesby retired Thursday after 30 years working in law enforcement. Chief James Knoblauch was honored with a parade of vehicles around town. Former Minooka Chief Doug Hayse has been brought in to serve as interim police Chief.
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health Thursday announced 2,563 new cases of COVID-19 in Illinois, including 141 additional deaths.
Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 52,918 cases, including 2,355 deaths, in 97 counties in Illinois. Within the past 24 hours, laboratories ...Read more
OTTAWA- The LaSalle County Health Department confirmed Thursday an additional three COVID-19 cases in LaSalle County bringing the total to 53 cases. The additional cases are a man in his 70’s and two women, one in her 30’s and one in her 50’s. The newly infected remain in isolation.
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STREATOR – No injuries were reported after Streator Fire Department made quick work of a vehicle fire early Thursday morning. Firefighters were called to a vehicle fire near a home on the 400 block of Powell Street just before 2:30am. The firefighters were able to control the fire in under ...Read more