• GET THE LATEST ON COVID-19 FROM THE FOLLOWING AGENCIES (Click to head to their website):

    Lake County Health Department .   Illinois Department of Public Health        Centers for Disease Control

    The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), along with the Illinois Poison Center, has set up a hotline for residents to call with questions about COVID-19. You can call the hotline at 800-889-3931 or email DPH.SICK@illinois.gov.

     

     

     

  • July 20: draft of plan done; July 31: plan released to public; August 19: 1st day of school

Preventative Practices

  • The most important thing you can do to protect yourself is to follow the standard preventive practices. There are a number of steps we can all take to minimize the spread of respiratory illnesses, including COVID-19, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health:

    • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.
    • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
    • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
    • Stay home when you are sick.
    • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
    • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.
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