Cook County: 1 male 60s, 1 male 80s. Jefferson County: 1 female 70s, 1 female 80s. Rock Island County: 1 female 100+ Wabash County: 1 female 60s. “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! 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. For tourism towns like Galena, more COVID-19 restrictions could have devastating effects. 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). GALENA–In every success, there is someone behind the scenes leading. VERMILLION COUNTY, Ind. A county enters a warning level when two or more COVID-19 risk indicators that measure the amount of COVID-19 increase. endstream endobj 117 0 obj <. 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. 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. GALENA, Ill. — Jo Daviess County and other counties in its region will be placed under new COVID-19 restrictions beginning Saturday, Oct. 3. 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 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? WABASH VALLEY, Ind. GALENA, Ill. — Jo Daviess County and other counties in its region will be placed under new COVID-19 restrictions beginning Saturday, Oct. 3. CHICAGO (WREX) — Another region in Illinois will be under COVID-19 restrictions from the state. 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. $���W>�(#�� a���������HC�?c�[� ��] Sheriff Mike Phelps says it's because of the COVID-19 situation throughout the country along within their jail and sheriff's office. There have been 24 deaths in the county since the start of the pandemic with one since last Monday. Any indoor extracurricular activity is limited to 25. Twenty-four … h�bbd``b`�$��X3�;��"4��aqD���� �jA�e�8�eR�$B��{ �� SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 24 counties in Illinois are considered to be at a warning level for novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Come Saturday, 8 of the state's 11 regions as part of the Restore Illinois plan will be under restrictions. A decline in visitors, however, has forced them to … IL Coronavirus Update Sept. 29: New Restrictions For Region 1 - Across Illinois, IL - More than 1 million people have now died from the coronavirus … New Illinois coronavirus restrictions for Region 1 begin Saturday ... Stephenson, DeKalb, Lee, Jo Daviess, Carroll and Whiteside counties. Quarantine, isolation, social distancing: What do they mean? No indoor dining or bar service can be offered. (WTHI) - Starting Sunday, new COVID-19 restrictions will be put in place in Indiana. We want everyone to stay healthy and our Jo Daviess County businesses to remain open. The new regions follow county lines to account for counties that are in more than one region of the EMS system. City shuts down 2 NYE parties for violating COVID-19 restrictions New laws 2021: Illinois legislation that takes effect Jan. 1 Gun violence, pandemic contribute to deadly year in Cook County Maps of confirmed cases in Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin (as of Monday), Prosecutor: Wisconsin pharmacist thought vaccine was unsafe, Wisconsin Republicans ignore Evers on virus response plan, Statehouses could prove to be hothouses for virus infection, Wisconsin Gov. h�b```f``��������A�X��,3ڦ � AFѶc;0pt4�dt4�Ł���QWH��8X$����C��^��#��Y8O���%�� cX��4��;8����"^� A� Winnebago County: 1 female 90s. “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. The counties are Cass, Gallatin, Jackson, Jo Daviess, Johnson, Perry, Randolph, Saline, Sangamon, St. Clair and White. 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. GALENA–As of Monday, Dec. 21, Jo Daviess County reported 1,328 COVID cases since the spring. But, restrictions could also be coming for Region 6, despite … 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. Twenty-four counties are currently reported at a warning level – Bond, 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. EXPLAINER: How do I know when to get my 2nd vaccine shot? WABASH VALLEY, Ind. COVID-19 vaccines will not immediately be available to the general public. McLean County: 1 female 60s. Evers calls on Legislature to pass COVID-19 bill first, Fauci: Vaccinations are ramping up in a `glimmer of hope', 50 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Dubuque County in 24 hours; 13 new cases in Clayton County, 3 more COVID-19-related deaths in Dubuque County, 3 in Delaware County, Our opinion: Legislators must lessen nursing homes' financial burden, Where is COVID-19? CHICAGO (WREX) — Starting Wednesday, 6 of 11 regions in Illinois will be under some form of restrictions for COVID-19. A northern Illinois city is trying to help its local businesses stay afloat following additional COVID-19 restrictions in the region. LaSalle County: 2 female 90s, 1 male 90s. Region 1 -- which includes Boone, Carroll, DeKalb, Jo Daviess, Lee, Ogle, Stephenson, Whiteside, and Winnebago counties -- has seen its seven-day … There was a problem saving your notification. 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. Approximately 1,240 of these cases have recovered. 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. 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 New Illinois coronavirus restrictions for Region 1 begin Saturday ... Stephenson, DeKalb, Lee, Jo Daviess, Carroll and Whiteside counties. 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. CHICAGO — Illinois health officials reported 4,762 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 Saturday, including 29 additional deaths. 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. Gathering sizes must be limited to ten people starting on Sunday in region one of Illinois. more granular approach in this phase of the response to COVID-19. 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. J.B. Pritzker in an effort to combat the spread of COVID … Brian Stewart and Dave Syverson, both of whom represent portions of the region, criticized the move by the state. Coronavirus Information and Resources. Please remember social distancing and follow the IDPH and Jo Daviess County Health Department guidelines for COVID-19. Governor Pritzker and … %PDF-1.5 %���� 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. Maps of confirmed cases in Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin (as of Saturday). 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. If you are in an 'orange' county, both indoor and outdoor events are limited to 50 people. A county enters a warning level when two or more COVID-19 risk indicators that measure the amount of COVID-19 increase. Jo Daviess County: 1 male 80s. Many Galena Country businesses have had to totally change the way they operate during this pandemic. Those events include weddings and funerals. The new regions are as follows: 1. Under the restrictions, bars and restaurants must close by 11 p.m. and cannot open earlier than 6 a.m. the following day. As of Sunday night, 1,544 people were hospitalized with COVID … Restrictions include the closure of indoor service for bars and restaurants. The City of Galena will continue to update this COVID-19 webpage as additional information and guidance is obtained by health officials. (WTHI) - The Vermillion County Jail has canceled all in-person visits. 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. Gathering sizes must be limited to ten people starting on Sunday in … 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, … Region 1 is made up of Boone, Carroll, DeKalb, Jo Daviess, Lee, Ogle, Stephenson, Whiteside and Winnebago counties. Email notifications are only sent once a day, and only if there are new matching items. We have recently launched a new and improved website. 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. Meetings and social gatherings, both indoors and outdoors, are limited to the lesser of 25 guests or 25% of room capacity. Republican Illinois Sens. 0 NORTH: Boone, Carroll, DeKalb, Jo Daviess, Lee, Ogle, Stephenson, Whiteside, Winnebago 2. It is more important than ever to support these local establishments. You have permission to edit this article. Pritzker placing East Dubuque in the same region as Rockford is just crazy. Maps of confirmed cases in Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin (as of Wednesday), 47 new COVID-19 cases in Dubuque County; no additional related deaths in area, Dubuque County health officials map out COVID-19 vaccination plans, Dubuque County health officials map COVID-19 vaccination plans, Colorado Guardsman has 1st reported U.S. case of virus variant, 49 COVID-19 cases in Dubuque Co. in 24 hours, UK approves use of 2nd COVID-19 vaccine with easier storage, 6 COVID-19-related deaths in tri-state area; 40 new cases in Dubuque County, First reported US case of COVID-19 variant found in Colorado, Iowa virus vaccinations offer hope to nursing home residents, 36 COVID-19 cases in Dubuque Co. in 24 hours; 3 deaths in Clayton, Jones counties, Where is COVID-19? Politics over science! The region includes Lee, Whiteside, Carroll, and Jo Daviess counties. Where is COVID-19? There were 17 new cases since Dec. 18 and 85 new cases since Dec. 14. (WTHI) - Starting Sunday, new COVID-19 restrictions will be put in place in Indiana. 161 0 obj <>stream State health officials reported Wednesday that 22 more Illinois residents have died from COVID-19 and another 1,848 new cases of the disease have been diagnosed. “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. For tourism towns like Galena, more COVID-19 restrictions could have devastating effects. 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. The Governor could impose further restrictions on our region as he has done around Southern Illinois. She said that, in 2018, tourism spending totaled nearly $204 millionin Jo Daviess County. %%EOF 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… endstream endobj startxref It really … 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. 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? 116 0 obj <> endobj Jo … 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. Announcements. 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. That’s an hour-and-45-minute drive.”. 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. 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? If you are in an 'orange' county, both indoor and outdoor events are limited to 50 people. 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? 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. Local officials respond to COVID-19 restrictions returning to Region 1 ... 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