New Illinois coronavirus restrictions for Region 1 begin Saturday ... Stephenson, DeKalb, Lee, Jo Daviess, Carroll and Whiteside counties. 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. Under the restrictions, bars and restaurants must close by 11 p.m. and cannot open earlier than 6 a.m. the following day. Email notifications are only sent once a day, and only if there are new matching items. If you are in an 'orange' county, both indoor and outdoor events are limited to 50 people. “The safety and well-being of the citizens of this state should always be our biggest priority; however, as we saw months ago, these arbitrary mitigations measures are not the answer to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Twenty-four … There have been 24 deaths in the county since the start of the pandemic with one since last Monday. 6 COVID-19-related deaths in local Iowa counties in 24 hours; 29 new cases in Dubuque Co. Race to vaccinate millions in U.S. off to slow, messy start, Where is COVID-19? Twenty-four counties are currently reported at a warning level – Bond, The health department uses a variety of indicators to determine warning-level status, including increased new infections per 100,000 people, a 20% increase in deaths two weeks in a row, … New measures to curb the spread of the virus will go into effect Saturday in Boone, Carroll, DeKalb, Jo Daviess, Lee, Ogle, Stephenson, Whiteside and Winnebago counties after the region surged past an 8 percent positivity rate for three days in a row. Those events include weddings and funerals. 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! Jefferson County: 1 female 70s, 1 female 80s. Many Galena Country businesses have had to totally change the way they operate during this pandemic. It is more important than ever to support these local establishments. 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. Gathering sizes must be limited to ten people starting on Sunday in region one of Illinois. There were 17 new cases since Dec. 18 and 85 new cases since Dec. 14. GALENA, Ill. — Jo Daviess County and other counties in its region will be placed under new COVID-19 restrictions beginning Saturday, Oct. 3. (WTHI) - Starting Sunday, new COVID-19 restrictions will be put in place in Indiana. 161 0 obj <>stream Rock Island County: 1 female 100+ Wabash County: 1 female 60s. For tourism towns like Galena, more COVID-19 restrictions could have devastating effects. Brian Stewart and Dave Syverson, both of whom represent portions of the region, criticized the move by the state. The Governor could impose further restrictions on our region as he has done around Southern Illinois. endstream endobj startxref This is a person away from the spotlight, away from recognition, someone who does the job to the best of his ability and … This item is available in full to subscribers. $���W>�(#�� a���������HC�?c�[� ��] 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? IL Coronavirus Update Sept. 29: New Restrictions For Region 1 - Across Illinois, IL - More than 1 million people have now died from the coronavirus … WABASH VALLEY, Ind. A county enters a warning level when two or more COVID-19 risk indicators that measure the amount of COVID-19 increase. 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Pritzker in an effort to combat the spread of COVID … CHICAGO (WREX) — Starting Wednesday, 6 of 11 regions in Illinois will be under some form of restrictions for COVID-19. Winnebago County: 1 female 90s. Sheriff Mike Phelps says it's because of the COVID-19 situation throughout the country along within their jail and sheriff's office. Where is COVID-19? You have permission to edit this article. more granular approach in this phase of the response to COVID-19. While we won’t be gathering around a bonfire to share stories and treats in order to comply with State of Illinois Covid-19 restrictions, this is still a great opportunity to get the family outside to enjoy Casper Bluff ‘after hours’ as this is one of the few times the preserve is open after dusk. Any indoor extracurricular activity is limited to 25. The region includes Lee, Whiteside, Carroll, and Jo Daviess counties. Any indoor extracurricular activity is limited to 25. Coronavirus Information and Resources. %PDF-1.5 %���� CHICAGO (WREX) — Another region in Illinois will be under COVID-19 restrictions from the state. 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. Come Saturday, 8 of the state's 11 regions as part of the Restore Illinois plan will be under restrictions. COVID-19 vaccines will not immediately be available to the general public. We want everyone to stay healthy and our Jo Daviess County businesses to remain open. No indoor dining or bar service can be offered. Pritzker placing East Dubuque in the same region as Rockford is just crazy. The new regions follow county lines to account for counties that are in more than one region of the EMS system. There was a problem saving your notification. A northern Illinois city is trying to help its local businesses stay afloat following additional COVID-19 restrictions in the region. VERMILLION COUNTY, Ind. “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 The City of Galena will continue to update this COVID-19 webpage as additional information and guidance is obtained by health officials. Restrictions include the closure of indoor service for bars and restaurants. Purchase a carry-out meal or delivery, buy gift cards to use on a later date, book future experiences, leave positive reviews on TripAdvisor, Google, and social media chan… Announcements. Local officials respond to COVID-19 restrictions returning to Region 1 ... Jo Daviess, Lee, Ogle, Stephenson, Whiteside and Winnebago counties on Saturday, Oct. 3. CHICAGO — Illinois health officials reported 4,762 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 Saturday, including 29 additional deaths. Quarantine, isolation, social distancing: What do they mean? endstream endobj 117 0 obj <. Maps of confirmed cases in Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin (as of Monday), 25 new COVID-19 cases in Dubuque County, related death in Iowa County, Dubuque County receiving fewer COVID-19 vaccine doses than expected this week, Fired Tyson boss says COVID office pool was a 'morale boost', 27 additional COVID-19 cases reported in Dubuque County in 24 hours; no new deaths statewide, Iowa's first hospitalized COVID-19 patient still recovering, Jo Daviess County subject to new COVID-19 restrictions beginning Saturday. New restrictions include the suspension of indoor service, limited hours and capacity limits for bars and restaurants as well as bans on meetings, social events and … Maps of confirmed cases in Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin (as of Saturday). Approximately 1,240 of these cases have recovered. Cook County: 1 male 60s, 1 male 80s. 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. h�bbd``b`�$��X3�;��"4��aqD���� �jA�e�8�eR�$B��{ �� (WTHI) - The Vermillion County Jail has canceled all in-person visits. 6 COVID-19-related deaths in local Iowa counties in 24 hours; 19 new cases in Dubuque Co. 60 new COVID-19 cases in Dubuque County, which has lowest active count in months, 'A whole different level of suffering:' Dubuque residents share COVID-19 recovery stories, UW-P to continue to offer free COVID-19 testing, Where is COVID-19? 116 0 obj <> endobj 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. But, restrictions could also be coming for Region 6, despite … 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. 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. Maps of confirmed cases in Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin (as of Thursday), 7 COVID-19-related deaths in tri-state area; 27 new cases in Dubuque County. That’s an hour-and-45-minute drive.”. 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. For tourism towns like Galena, more COVID-19 restrictions could have devastating effects. A county enters a warning level when two or more COVID-19 risk indicators that measure the amount of COVID-19 increase. EXPLAINER: How do I know when to get my 2nd vaccine shot? GALENA–As of Monday, Dec. 21, Jo Daviess County reported 1,328 COVID cases since the spring. WABASH VALLEY, Ind. New Illinois coronavirus restrictions for Region 1 begin Saturday ... Stephenson, DeKalb, Lee, Jo Daviess, Carroll and Whiteside counties. Region 1 -- which includes Boone, Carroll, DeKalb, Jo Daviess, Lee, Ogle, Stephenson, Whiteside, and Winnebago counties -- has seen its seven-day … 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. 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 The counties are Cass, Gallatin, Jackson, Jo Daviess, Johnson, Perry, Randolph, Saline, Sangamon, St. Clair and White. GALENA, Ill. — Jo Daviess County and other counties in its region will be placed under new COVID-19 restrictions beginning Saturday, Oct. 3. A decline in visitors, however, has forced them to … 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. CHICAGO — Illinois health officials reported 7,598 new and confirmed cases of COVID-19 Sunday, including 76 additional deaths. 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. 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? Officials provide update on drop in Dubuque Co. COVID-19 cases, testing, vaccination priorities, Fauci: U.S. could soon give 1 million vaccinations a day, At local assisted-living center, vaccine doses bring relief, hope. 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 Politics over science! The new regions are as follows: 1. Jo … Meetings and social gatherings, both indoors and outdoors, are limited to the lesser of 25 guests or 25% of room capacity. We have recently launched a new and improved website. Gathering sizes must be limited to ten people starting on Sunday in … Maps of confirmed cases in Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin (as of Monday), Prosecutor: Wisconsin pharmacist thought vaccine was unsafe, Wisconsin Republicans ignore Evers on virus response plan, Statehouses could prove to be hothouses for virus infection, Wisconsin Gov. LaSalle County: 2 female 90s, 1 male 90s. 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. GALENA–In every success, there is someone behind the scenes leading. Region 1 is made up of Boone, Carroll, DeKalb, Jo Daviess, Lee, Ogle, Stephenson, Whiteside and Winnebago counties. %%EOF (WTHI) - Starting Sunday, new COVID-19 restrictions will be put in place in Indiana. 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). As of Sunday night, 1,544 people were hospitalized with COVID … Various business restrictions re-emerged in the fall, and Jo Daviess County, Ill., was among the regions in which restaurants and bars still were the subject of governor’s orders, though many businesses there were ignoring them. He continues, if all goes well, and if additional vaccines come onto the market, this could be achieved by the end of April if people receive vaccinations when available. McLean County: 1 female 60s. 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. Please remember social distancing and follow the IDPH and Jo Daviess County Health Department guidelines for COVID-19. If you are in an 'orange' county, both indoor and outdoor events are limited to 50 people. 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