State launches coronavirus website
A newly launched website details the state’s evolving response to COVID-19 and resources available to Illinois residents during this challenging time.
In another effort to provide timely and accurate information to the public, Coronavirus.illinois.gov centralizes the breaking updates from state government, prevention and preparation tips, frequently asked questions and resources from public health experts.
The website offers:
News: The latest announcements from the governor’s office and state agencies on the evolving response to COVID-19.
Prevention: Tips to keep safe and healthy practices at home, in the office, in long term care facilities, in homeless shelters, around local neighborhoods and during day-to-day activities.
Preparation: How to take effective actions to plan for a situation where you may get sick, such as implementing family action plans, and what to do if you suspect you may have been exposed to COVID-19.
FAQs: Answers to general questions on COVID-19 and more specific questions related to education and unemployment.
Resources: Guidance from experts at the Center for Disease Control, CDC, and crucial information for both families and medical providers.
About Coronavirus: What is coronavirus? Instructions on what individuals can do to protect themselves and help prevent community spread.
The Illinois Department of Public Health has a statewide COVID-19 hotline and website to answer any questions from the public or to report a suspected case: call 1-800-889-3931 or visit IDPH.illinois.gov.