MENDOTA – A nurse from Mendota answered the call to help in New York City as they battle the ongoing pandemic caused by the novel Coronavirus COVID-19. Jennifer Escatel was contacted by a recruiter from a company seeking staffing at New York University. Escatel, a 37-year-old ...Read more
PONTIAC – A sixth resident of Livingston County has tested positive for COVID- 19. According to the Livingston County Health department the case is a male in his 60s who is recovering at home in isolation.
Health officials say they continue to work closely with the Illinois Department of ...Read more
MORRIS – The Grundy County Health Department announced a sixth positive case of COVID-19 in Grundy County. The resident is a male in his 40s. Health officials are working to identify and working with all individuals who came in close contact with the person. The Grundy County Health ...Read more
OTTAWA – Effective immediately all parks within the city of Ottawa are now closed. According to the Ottawa Police Department, at this time the only activity permitted will be the launching of watercraft into the Illinois and Fox River using public boat launches at Allen and Fox River ...Read more
OTTAWA – Effective immediately, all parks within the city of Ottawa are now closed. According to the Ottawa Police Department, at this time the only activity permitted will be the launching of watercraft into the Illinois and Fox River using public boat launches at Allen and Fox River ...Read more
AMBOY – The Lee County Unified Executive Leadership Team announced a positive case of COVID-19 in Lee County on Thursday. The case is an adult resident in his or her 50s and is isolated at home. The Lee County Health Department understands that having a case in the county may cause people ...Read more
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health announced 715 new cases of COVID-19 including 16 additional deaths. This brings the total number of cases to 7,695 and 157 deaths. Illinois Department of Public Health Director Dr. Ngazi Ezike says approximately 85% of deaths ...Read more
DEKALB- The DeKalb County Health Department says they have had 16 reported cases of COVID-19 since March 21st. The age range of those who tested positive range in age from under 19 into the 70’s. DeKalb County Sheriff Roger Scott reminded residents earlier in the week to try and stay ...Read more
DIXON – There are still no reported COVID-19 cases among Lee County residents, but KSB Hospital admitted a Whiteside County resident who had previously tested positive in Whiteside County. According to the Lee County Health Department, the patient came into the hospital through the ...Read more
MORRIS – The Grundy County Health Department announced a 5th case of coronavirus in Grundy County. The resident is a male in his 50s. Public Health officials say federal privacy laws prohibit the release of any additional information.