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For the second week in a row, McHenry County COVID-19 transmission levels stayed at the “low” level under thresholds set by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Once the emergency expires, people with private insurance will have some out-of-pocket costs for vaccines, tests and treatment, while the uninsured will have to pay for those expenses in their entirety.
The Whiteside County positivity rate for the last seven days is at 6.78% from 4.74% last week, and there were five new hospitalizations.
While 20 counties across Illinois are at elevated levels for COVID-19 risk, La Salle County remains low, based on guidelines set by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
McHenry County COVID-19 infection rate moves to "low," joining adjacent counties.
The Illinois Department of Public Health announced that zero counties are considered at “high” risk for COVID-19, down from three a week ago. An additional 20 counties are at “medium” risk, down from 25 last week.
The U.S. is poised to make COVID-19 vaccinations more like a yearly flu shot, a major shift in strategy despite a long list of questions about how to best protect against a still rapidly mutating virus.
The proposal comes as boosters have become a hard sell. While more than 80% of the U.S. population has had at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose, only 16% of those eligible have received the latest boosters authorized in August.
Coronavirus levels have decreased across the region and state.
For a second week in a row, La Salle County’s COVID-19 risk is low, according to guidelines set by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Five more McHenry County resident deaths reported by the Department of Health, now sits at 571 since pandemic began
There's a new online tool that tracks the levels of COVID-19 in wastewater samples in cities across Illinois, including in Dixon and Sterling.
After a week of being elevated to medium risk for COVID-19, La Salle County is back to low risk, according to guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The Illinois Department of Public Health announced that three counties are considered at “high” risk for COVID-19, down from 28 a week ago. An additional 56 counties are at “medium” risk, up from 45 last week.
Whiteside and Carroll counties are at low risk, and Lee and Ogle counties are at medium risk.