“With the region reporting zero deaths in the last 10 days and with our hospital ICU vacancy rates at over 50 percent, any talk of business closure is unwarranted and wrong,” they said in a press release. 140 0 obj <>/Filter/FlateDecode/ID[<382728E2F058094195C7FDA0AF43A4F0><51F96E87459A4E43B206D1401CD9B5A8>]/Index[116 46]/Info 115 0 R/Length 106/Prev 83360/Root 117 0 R/Size 162/Type/XRef/W[1 2 1]>>stream A county enters a warning level when two or more COVID-19 risk indicators that measure the amount of COVID-19 increase. SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 24 counties in Illinois are considered to be at a warning level for novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). NORTH: Boone, Carroll, DeKalb, Jo Daviess, Lee, Ogle, Stephenson, Whiteside, Winnebago 2. GALENA, Ill. — Jo Daviess County and other counties in its region will be placed under new COVID-19 restrictions beginning Saturday, Oct. 3. New Illinois coronavirus restrictions for Region 1 begin Saturday ... Stephenson, DeKalb, Lee, Jo Daviess, Carroll and Whiteside counties. Email notifications are only sent once a day, and only if there are new matching items. CHICAGO (WREX) — Another region in Illinois will be under COVID-19 restrictions from the state. 0 Jefferson County: 1 female 70s, 1 female 80s. Gathering sizes must be limited to ten people starting on Sunday in region one of Illinois. Meetings and social gatherings, both indoors and outdoors, are limited to the lesser of 25 guests or 25% of room capacity. New email address: covid19@jodaviess.org.Please use this email if you have questions or concerns about COVID-19 especially as it relates to us in Jo Daviess County or if you are unable to get through to the State of Illinois hotline. The Illinois Department of Public Health announced Tuesday afternoon that the nine-county region has experienced a seven-day positivity rate of 8% or above for three consecutive days, meeting a threshold set for establishing mitigation measures under the state’s Restore Illinois Resurgence Plan. %PDF-1.5 %���� New Illinois coronavirus restrictions for Region 1 begin Saturday ... Stephenson, DeKalb, Lee, Jo Daviess, Carroll and Whiteside counties. Approximately 1,240 of these cases have recovered. COVID-19 vaccines will not immediately be available to the general public. We have recently launched a new and improved website. Maps of confirmed cases in Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin (as of Friday), 57 new COVID-19 cases in Dubuque Co. in 24 hours, Where is COVID-19? For tourism towns like Galena, more COVID-19 restrictions could have devastating effects. Governor Pritzker and … Maps of confirmed cases in Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin (as of Tuesday), 30 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Dubuque County in 24 hours, Pandemic haunts new year as virus growth outpaces vaccines, Where is COVID-19? Politics over science! LaSalle County: 2 female 90s, 1 male 90s. Gathering sizes must be limited to ten people starting on Sunday in … Coronavirus Information and Resources. The new regions follow county lines to account for counties that are in more than one region of the EMS system. Governor Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) announced COVID-19 resurgence mitigations will be implemented in Region 11, the City of Chicago, beginning at 12:01 am on Friday, October 30, 2020. For tourism towns like Galena, more COVID-19 restrictions could have devastating effects. Under the restrictions, bars and restaurants must close by 11 p.m. and cannot open earlier than 6 a.m. the following day. That’s an hour-and-45-minute drive.”. The Illinois Department of Public Health on Friday put C-U’s home on a list of 13 counties in danger of having to reimpose social and economic restrictions as COVID-19 cases rise. We want everyone to stay healthy and our Jo Daviess County businesses to remain open. 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It really … March 16, 2020 Jo Daviess County Health Department Guidance for food establishments in the wake of Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic Governor Pritzker has ordered the closure of in-person dining at restaurants and bars in Illinois, effective on Monday, March 16 at 9pm until Monday, March 30. There was a problem saving your notification. If you are in an 'orange' county, both indoor and outdoor events are limited to 50 people. WABASH VALLEY, Ind. As health officials learn more about COVID-19, the overall consensus is to be aware, be prepared, stay informed and practice healthy habits and preventable actions: - Wash your hands often - Avoid touching eyes, nose or mouth with unwashed hands October 26, 2020 11:03 am 25 News Coronavirus, Top Stories CHICAGO (WREX) — Starting Wednesday, 6 of 11 regions in Illinois will be under some form of restrictions for COVID-19. Governor JB Pritzker announced new Tier 3 mitigation COVID-19 restrictions to take effect Friday at 12:01 a.m., as the state reported more than 12,000 new cases Tuesday. Please remember social distancing and follow the IDPH and Jo Daviess County Health Department guidelines for COVID-19. Local officials respond to COVID-19 restrictions returning to Region 1 ... Jo Daviess, Lee, Ogle, Stephenson, Whiteside and Winnebago counties on Saturday, Oct. 3. City shuts down 2 NYE parties for violating COVID-19 restrictions New laws 2021: Illinois legislation that takes effect Jan. 1 Gun violence, pandemic contribute to deadly year in Cook County Region 1 is made up of Boone, Carroll, DeKalb, Jo Daviess, Lee, Ogle, Stephenson, Whiteside and Winnebago counties. Come Saturday, 8 of the state's 11 regions as part of the Restore Illinois plan will be under restrictions. McLean County: 1 female 60s. The Elizabeth eatery is among many in Jo Daviess County that continue to serve customers inside — a violation of restrictions implemented early last month by Gov. endstream endobj startxref But, restrictions could also be coming for Region 6, despite … October 26, 2020 11:03 am 25 News Coronavirus, Top Stories CHICAGO (WREX) — Starting Wednesday, 6 of 11 regions in Illinois will be under some form of restrictions for COVID-19. GALENA–As of Monday, Dec. 21, Jo Daviess County reported 1,328 COVID cases since the spring. Any indoor extracurricular activity is limited to 25. Region 1 -- which includes Boone, Carroll, DeKalb, Jo Daviess, Lee, Ogle, Stephenson, Whiteside, and Winnebago counties -- has seen its seven-day … Twenty-four counties are currently reported at a warning level – Bond, Where is COVID-19? The resumption of indoor service in the suburbs capped a week of high but encouraging coronavirus numbers that saw the statewide testing positivity rate fall consistently after a mid-summer surge. 161 0 obj <>stream Republican Illinois Sens. %%EOF EXPLAINER: How do I know when to get my 2nd vaccine shot? Brian Stewart and Dave Syverson, both of whom represent portions of the region, criticized the move by the state. Having said that, please refer to the Jo Daviess County Health Department website and Facebook page as the source for official public health related information to the Galena and Jo Daviess County public. Jo … Many Galena Country businesses have had to totally change the way they operate during this pandemic. Jo Daviess County: 1 male 80s. 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March 16, 2020 Jo Daviess County Health Department Guidance for food establishments in the wake of Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic Governor Pritzker has ordered the closure of in-person dining at restaurants and bars in Illinois, effective on Monday, March 16 at 9pm until Monday, March 30. Losey figures that at least 12,000 of Jo Daviess County’s 21,000 residents need to be vaccinated in order to create the herd immunity necessary to ease the virus’ grip. 116 0 obj <> endobj J.B. 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Rock Island County: 1 female 100+ Wabash County: 1 female 60s. The state restrictions will be lifted when the region’s positivity rate averages less than or equal to 6.5% over a three-day period, according to state guidelines. “By shutting down our businesses and limiting their ability to operate, Governor Pritzker is doing lasting damage to our economy.”, Republican Illinois Rep. Andrew Chesney, whose district includes Jo Daviess County, stated on social media: “Local health departments confirm that there has been no evidence from contact tracing to link the rise in COVID cases to bars (and) restaurants- NONE! CHICAGO — Illinois health officials reported 4,762 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 Saturday, including 29 additional deaths. (WTHI) - The Vermillion County Jail has canceled all in-person visits. 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