07/06/2020

Public Health Officials announce 869 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 7.6.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 869 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 36 additional confirmed deaths. - Cook County: 1 male 40s, 2 females 50s, 1 male 50s, 1 female 60s, 4 males 60s, 3 females 70s, 4 males 70s, 3 females…

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07/06/2020

Elective Surgery Guidance - Supplemental FAQs

As of 7.6.20 Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) guidance on elective surgical procedures during the COVID-19 pandemic is provided to assist in keeping health care facilities safe for patients and staff and suppressing the spread of COVID-19.This guidance does not replace the primacy of professional medical judgment in assessing individual patient needs and cannot…

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07/01/2020

Public Health Officials announce 828 new COVID cases in Illinois

As 7.1.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 828 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 30 additional confirmed deaths. - Cook County: 1 female 40s, 1 male 40s, 1 male 50s, 1 male 60s, 3 females 70s, 3 males 70s, 3 female 80s, 2 females 90s,…

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06/30/2020

Public Health Officials announce 738 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 6.29.20 PRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 738 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 14 additional confirmed deaths. - Cook County: 1 female 30s, 2 males 40s, 1 female 60s, 1 male 60s, 1 male 70s, 2 females 80s, 2 males 80s, 1 unknown…

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06/26/2020

Public Health Officials announce 857 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 6.26.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 857 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 39 additional confirmed deaths. - Cass County: 1 male 80s - Cook County: 1 male 20s, 2 females 50s, 1 male 50s, 3 females 60s, 5 males 60s, 4 females…

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06/26/2020

Public Health Officials announce 894 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 6.25.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 894 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 41 additional confirmed deaths. - Cook County: 2 males 30s, 1 female 50s, 3 females 60s, 2 males 60s, 2 females 70s, 3 males 70s, 4 females 80s, 3 males…

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06/25/2020

ICAHN announces Annual Conference Call for Presenters

ICAHN (Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network) is moving ahead with plans for our Annual Conference, which will be November 16 and 17 at the I-Hotel in Champaign, IL. As with all conferences in 2020, these plans are tentative and are based on reopening phases in Illinois. Despite so many unknowns, we are hopeful that we…

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06/25/2020

National Rural Health Resource Center recognizes Mason District Hospital

CAH recognition spotlights innovative care coordination initiatives to improve population health Critical Access Hospital recognition was established by The Center and FORHP to recognize the excellent work in Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) and other rural safety net providers throughout the country. In this round of CAH Recognition, these four hospitals received national recognition for demonstrating…

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06/25/2020

Rural healthcare, COVID-19 and making sure hospitals are 'still standing' after pandemic

More than 120 rural hospitals have closed in the last 10 years, with hundreds more at risk, experts say. "Several years ago, Medline created a team to focus solely on rural and critical access hospitals.  As one of the pioneering team members, I take a great deal of pride in my responsibilities.  I want to…

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06/24/2020

Public Health Officials announce 715 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 6.24.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 715 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 64 additional confirmed deaths. - Cook County: 1 male 30s, 1 male 40s, 2 females 50s, 2 males 50s, 9 females 60s, 6 males 60s, 5 females 70s, 5 males…

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06/24/2020

Public Health Officials announce 601 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 6.24.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 601 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 38 additional confirmed deaths. - Boone County – 1male 60s - Cook County – 1 female 40s, 1 male 50s, 1 female 60s, 3 males 60s, 2 females 70s, 1…

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06/22/2020

Gov. Pritzker releases guidelines for next phase of Restore Illinois

As of 6.22.20 CHICAGO – Governor JB Pritzker today released plans to safely continue reopening businesses and industries as Illinois moves into Phase 4 of the Restore Illinois plan. Working with public health officials and business representatives, guidelines were developed to keep workers and customers safe as the economy recovers. All four regions of the state are…

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06/22/2020

Public Health Officials announce 658 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 6.21.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 658 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 23 additional confirmed deaths. - Champaign County – 1 male 30s - Cook County – 1 female 30s, 1 male 30s, 1 female 40s, 2 females 50s, 4 females 60s,…

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06/22/2020

Public Health Officials announce 634 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 6.20.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 634 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 45 additional confirmed deaths. - Boone County – 1 female 90s - Cook County – 1 male 40s, 2 females 50s, 3 males 50s, 2 females 60s, 3 males 60s,…

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06/22/2020

Public Health Officials announce 692 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 6.19.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 692 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 44 additional confirmed deaths. - Champaign County: 1 male 70s - Cook County: 1 unknown 30s, 1 female 40s, 2 males 40s, 1 female 50s, 2 males 50s, 5 females…

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06/18/2020

Public Health Officials announce 593 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 6.18.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 593 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 55 additional confirmed deaths. - Cook County: 1 female 20s, 1 male 30s, 2 males 40s, 1 female 50s, 3 females 50s, 2 males 60s, 3 females 70s, 2 males…

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06/18/2020

Perry Memorial Hospital celebrates 100 years of service to its community

Julia Rackley Perry, of Malden, IL, saw the value of providing community healthcare to relieve the suffering of others. When she died in 1913, Julia left in her will more than $50,000 to establish a public hospital in Princeton. After years of failed private and public attempts at a hospital, Julia made it a possibility.…

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06/17/2020

Illinois Public Officials announce 546 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 6.17.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 546 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 87 additional confirmed deaths. - Champaign County: 1 male 40s - Cook County: 1 male 40s, 3 females 50s, 1 male 50s, 3 females 60s, 6 males 60s, 5 females…

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06/16/2020

Public Health Officials announce 623 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 6.16.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 623 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 72 additional confirmed deaths. - Cook County: 1 male 30s, 1 male 40s, 2 females 50s, 2 males 50s, 4 females 60s, 7 males 60s, 2 females 70s, 8 males…

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06/16/2020

Public Health Officials announce 473 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 6.15.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 473 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 19 additional confirmed deaths. - Cook County: 1 male 50s, 1 female 60s, 1 male 60s, 4 females 70s, 3 males 70s, 3 females 80s, 1 male 80s, 5 females…

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06/15/2020

Public Health Officials announce 672 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 6.14.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 672 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 19 additional confirmed deaths. - Cook County: 1 female 50s, 1 male 50s, 2 females 60s, 2 males 60s, 2 females 70s, 3 males 70s, 1 female 80s, 3 males…

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06/15/2020

Public Health Officials announce 673 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 6.13.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 673 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 29 additional confirmed deaths. - Boone County: 1 male 90s - Cook County: 1 female 50s, 2 females 60s, 1 male 60s, 2 males 70s, 3 females 80s, 1 male…

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06/15/2020

Public Health Officials announce 867 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 6.7.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 867 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 43 additional confirmed deaths. - Cook County: 1 male 30s, 5 females 60s, 6 males 60s, 5 females 70s, 6 males 70s, 2 females 80s, 1 male 80s, 4 females…

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06/11/2020

Public Health Officials announce 766 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 6.11.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 766 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 91 additional confirmed deaths. - Champaign County: 1 male 80s - Cook County: 2 males 30s, 3 males 40s, 2 females 50s, 5 males 50s, 3 females 60s, 8 males…

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06/10/2020

Public Health Officials announce 625 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 6.10.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 625 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 78 additional confirmed deaths. - Cook County: 1 male 20s, 2 females 50s, 4 males 50s, 4 females 60s, 2 males 60s, 2 females 70s, 4 males 70s, 11 females…

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06/10/2020

The Man Behind O'Shea's Safety Program: John Kovalan

John Kovalan, CSP, Loss Prevention Management Services, and O'Shea Builders are friends and business partners of ICAHN. On Mother’s Day 2020, John Kovalan saw his parents for the first time in three months. And to his dismay, he wasn’t even able to give them a hug. The global health pandemic caused by the spread of…

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06/09/2020

Public Health Officials announce 797 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 6.9.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 797 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 95 additional confirmed deaths. - Cook County: 1female 30s, 1 male 30s, 1 unknown 30s, 2 males 40s, 3 females 50s, 2 males 50s, 4 females 60s, 5 males 60s,…

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06/09/2020

Public Health Officials announce 658 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 6.8.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 658 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 23 additional confirmed deaths. - Cook County: 1 male 50s, 6 males 60s, 3 females 70s, 2 males 70s, 1 female 80s, 2 males 80s, 2 females 90s, 1 male…

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06/05/2020

Public Health Officials announce 1,156 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 6.5.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,156 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 59 additional confirmed deaths. - Cook County: 3 males 30s, 1 female 40s, 1 male 40s, 3 females 50s, 1 male 50s, 3 females 60s, 1 male 60s, 3 females…

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06/04/2020

Public Health Officials announce 929 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 6.4.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 929 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 116 additional confirmed deaths. - Coles County: 1female 80s - Cook County: 1 female 40s, 2 males 40s, 1 female 50s, 1 male 50s, 5 females 60s, 10 males 60s,…

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06/04/2020

State announces community-based testing sites now open to all

As of 6.4.20 SPRINGFIELD –The State of Illinois is opening its community-based testing sites to anyone to get tested, regardless of symptoms or other criteria. As we move through the Restore Illinois plan, and into a full reopening of the state, testing will be crucial to identifying new cases and taking immediate action to prevent…

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06/04/2020

Public Health Officials announce 982 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 6.3.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 982 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 97additional deaths. - Coles County: 1 male 70s - Cook County: 1 male 30s, 1 female 40s, 3 males 40s, 2 females 50s, 3 males 50s, 2 females 60s, 7 males…

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06/02/2020

Public Health Officials announce 1,614 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 6.2.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,614 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 113 additional deaths. - Cook County: 3 males 40s, 1 unknown 40s, 1 female 50s, 1 male 50s, 2 females 60s, 10 males 60s, 6 females 70s, 8 males 70s, 16…

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06/02/2020

Responding to Community Violence

The events over the last week beginning in Minneapolis and spreading across the nation over the weekend have likely increased levels of stress and anxiety among children and families living in communities impacted by injustice, inequality, and violence. The stress of the pandemic and social distancing may also be increasing such feelings. Primary care providers…

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06/01/2020

Public Health Officials announce 1,343 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 5.31.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,343 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 60 additional deaths. - Cook County: 3 females 30s, 1 male 40s, 2 females 50s, 2 male 50s, 2 females 60s, 3 males 60s, 1 unknown 60s, 6 females 70s, 4…

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06/01/2020

Public Health Officials announce 1,462 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 5.30.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,462 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 61 additional deaths. - Coles County: 1 male 80s - Cook County: 4 males 40s, 1 female 50s, 3 males 50s, 1 unknown 50s, 1 female 60s, 4 males 60s, 1…

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05/29/2020

Public Health Officials announce 1,622 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 5.29.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,622 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 86 additional deaths. - Boone County: 1 female 70s - Coles County: 1 female 60s - Cook County: 1 male 30s, 1 female 50s, 1 male 50s, 6 females 60s, 5…

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05/29/2020

McKendree University offers new MHA degree

McKendree University is now offering a Master's in Healthcare Administration degree. The program begins this fall and does not require a nursing degree, only a BS in any field. Also, McKendree is offering an unprecedented discount of 20% off tuition if registered by this fall. This is a huge savings for anyone interested in pursuing…

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05/28/2020

IDPH files emergency rules mandating COVID-19 testing in LTC facilities

As of 5.28.20 Today, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) filed emergency rules mandating long-term care facilities comply with infection control practices, including testing all residents and staff for COVID-19. Each facility will be required to develop and implement a testing plan to better protect vulnerable residents and ensure no facility is shirking its…

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05/28/2020

Public Health Officials announce 1,527 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 5.28.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,527 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 104 additional deaths. - Coles County: 1 male 80s - Cook County: 2 males 40s, 2 females 50s, 3 females 60s, 7 males 60s, 1 unknown 60s, 8 females 70s, 10…

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05/28/2020

Public Health Officials announce 1,111 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 5.27.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,111 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 160 additional deaths. - Clinton County: 1 male 60s - Coles County: 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s, 1 female 100+ - Cook County: 1 female 30s, 2 males 40s, 3…

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05/28/2020

Public Health Officials announce 1,713 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 5.25.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,713 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 31 additional deaths. - Cook County: 1 female 30, 1 male 30, 1 male 40s, 1 male 50s, 2 females 60s, 1 male 60s, 4 females 70s, 3 males 70s, 2…

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05/28/2020

Public Health Officials announce 2,508 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 5.24.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 2,508 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 67 additional deaths. • Coles County – 1 female 60s, 1 female 90s • Cook County – 1 female 20s, 2 males 30s, 1 female 50s, 5 males 50s, 1 female…

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05/28/2020

Public Health Officials announce 2,352 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 5.23.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 2,352 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 75 additional deaths. - Cook County: 1 female 20s, 1 male 30s, 2 females 50s, 4 males 50s, 6 females 60s, 8 males 60s, 7 females 70s, 8 males 70s, 6…

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05/28/2020

Public Health Officials announce 2,758 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 5.22.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 2,758 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 110 additional deaths. - Boone County: 1 male 40s - Cook County: 5 males 40s, 2 females 50s, 3 males 50s, 8 females 60s, 13 males 60s, 3 females 70s, 9…

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05/26/2020

ICAHN Information Technology Blog

7.6.20 How can you tell if an email is safe? Even if you catch red flags in an email, such as typos or poor grammar, an urgent demeanor, or even a spoofed domain, how can you truly decipher the safety of an email? An immediate step you can take is to watch out for more…

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05/21/2020

Public Health Officials announce 2,268 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 5.21.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 2,268 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 87 additional deaths. - Cook County: 1 male 20s, 1 male 30s, 1 female 40s, 1 male 40s, 2 females 50s, 6 males 50s, 3 females 60s, 5 males 60s, 2…

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05/20/2020

Public Health Officials announce 2,388 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 5.20.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 2,388 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 147 additional deaths. - Clinton County: 1 male 60s, 1 female 80s - Cook County: 1 female 20s, 3 males 30s, 1 female 40s, 4 males 40s, 1 female 50s, 4…

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05/19/2020

Public Health Officials announce 1,545 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 5.19.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,545 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 146 additional deaths. - Coles County: 1 female 60s, 1 female 90s - Cook County: 3 females 30s, 2 males 40s, 2 females 50s, 5 males 50s, 4 females 60s, 12…

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05/18/2020

Public Health Officials announce 2,294 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 5.18.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 2,294 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 59 additional deaths. - Coles County: 1 female 90s - Cook County: 3 males 40s, 2 females 50s, 3 males 50s, 4 females 60s, 7 males 60s, 4 females 70s, 8…

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05/18/2020

Public Health Officials announce 2,088 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 5.16.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 2,088 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 74 additional deaths. - Clinton County: 1 female 60s - Cook County: 2 males 30s, 2 males 40s, 4 females 50s, 3 males 50s, 4 females 60s, 2 males 60s, 5…

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05/15/2020

Public Health Officials announce 2,432 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 5.15.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 2,432 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 130 additional deaths. - Boone County: 1 male 70s - Champaign County: 1 female 40s - Cook County: 1 male youth, 2 males 30s, 2 females 40s, 4 males 40s, 5…

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05/15/2020

Rural Communities Opioid Response Program funding opportunity announced

Please see notice of funding opportunity (NOFO) below for Rural Communities Opioid Response Program (RCORP)-Planning. Introductory webinar will be held on Wednesday, May 27. Contact sodonnell@hrsa.gov for questions pertaining to the NOFO. Rural Communities Opioid Response Program-Planning Application Deadline: July 13, 2020 The Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) Federal Office of Rural Health Policy…

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05/14/2020

Public Health Officials announce 3,239 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 5.14.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 3,239 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 138 additional deaths. - Coles County: 1 male 60s, 1 female 80s - Cook County: 4 males 30s, 1 female 40s, 2 males 40s, 3 females 50s, 10 males 50s, 4…

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05/13/2020

Healthcare Heroes at Culbertson: Neighbors Helping Neighbors

Video/content created by Molly Sorrell, Sarah D. Culbertson Memorial Hospital on April 8, with story submitted by IHA CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE FULL VIDEO Sarah D. Culbertson Memorial Hospital has been called the lifeblood of its community. A big reason why? Its healthcare heroes. The Rushville hospital took note when Schuyler County confirmed its…

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05/13/2020

Public Health Officials announce 1,677 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 5.13.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,677 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 192 additional deaths. - Clinton County: 1 female 20s - Cook County: 1 male teens, 1 female 30s, 3 males 40s, 4 females 50s, 8 males 50s, 10 females 60s, 21…

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05/13/2020

Public Health Officials announce 4,014 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 5.12.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 4,014 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 144 additional deaths. - Boone County: 1 male 70s - Clinton County: 1 female 80s, 1 male 90s - Cook County: 1 male 30s, 4 males 40s, 1 female 50s, 7…

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05/11/2020

Public Health Officials announce 2,887 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 5.8.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 2,887 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 130 additional deaths. - Boone County: 1 female 90 - Cook County: 1 female 30s, 2 females 40s, 2 males 40s, 2 males 50s, 2 females 60s, 16 males 60s, 6…

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05/11/2020

Public Health Officials announce 1,656 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 5.10.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,656 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 57 additional deaths. - Cook County: 2 males 20s, 2 males 40s, 3 females 50s, 4 males 50s, 5 females 60s, 9 males 60s, 1 unknown 60s, 5 females 70s, 7…

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05/11/2020

Public Health Officials announce 2,325 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 5.9.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 2,325 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 111 additional deaths. - Clinton County: 1 male 80s, 1 female 90s - Cook County: 1 male 20s, 4 females 50s, 7 males 50s, 4 females 60s, 9 males 60s, 7…

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05/08/2020

Public Health Officials announce 2,641 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 5.7.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 2,641 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 138 additional deaths. - Clinton County: 1 male 70s - Cook County: 1 female 30s, 1 male 30s, 2 males 40s, 2 females 50s, 5 males 50s, 1 unknown 50s, 6…

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05/07/2020

House GOP says Pritzker reopening won't work

As of 5.7.20 From the State Journal Register, Springfield House Republicans criticized Gov. JB Pritzker’s plan to reopen the state on a regional basis Wednesday, saying it will still harm businesses and was developed without input from lawmakers. The Republican lawmakers also renewed their call for the General Assembly to be called back to Springfield…

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05/07/2020

Beth Fletcher, Administrative Assistant, Ferrell Hospital, offers this instructional video on how to make a one-time-use PPE gown. https://deaconess.wistia.com/medias/hdost0imrt  

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05/06/2020

Public Health Officials announce 2,270 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

As of 5.6.20 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 2,270 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 136 additional deaths. - Cook County: 2 males 40s, 1 female 50s, 6 males 50s, 8 females 60s, 8 males 60s, 1 unknown 60s, 10 females 70s, 12 males 70s, 14…

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