- Posted by Barrington Hills
- On March 19, 2020
IF YOU THINK YOU HAVE BEEN EXPOSED TO COVID-19 and develop a fever and symptoms, such as cough or difficulty breathing, call your healthcare provider for medical advice.
Do not walk into a healthcare facility, urgent care clinic, or hospital before calling. Discuss your symptoms with your doctor. If your doctor believes that you need to be tested for COVID-19, your doctor should call YOUR County Health Department Communicable Disease program to arrange for you to be assessed.
The Centers for Disease Control has listed easy to understand guidelines: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/if-you-are-sick/steps-when-sick.html
WHO TO CONTACT IF YOU HAVE GENERAL QUESTIONS
Call the Illinois COVID-19 hotline via phone 1-800-889-3931 or email DPH.SICK@ILLINOIS.GOV.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update Weekly Newsletter is available from the Lake County Health Department. Sign up at http://bit.ly/lccovid-19.
DAILY UPDATES ARE AVAILABLE AT THE FOLLOWING SITES:
IL DEPT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
IL LAKE COUNTY HEALTH DEPT.
CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL