April 6: Three Additional Confirmed COVID-19

April 6: Three Additional Confirmed COVID-19

Brings Total to 10 Confirmed Cases Livingston County, IL – Three more residents of Livingston County have tested positive for COVID-19 (coronavirus disease). Livingston County Health Department (LCHD) officials were notified of the new COVID-19 cases on April 6, 2020, according to state and local public health protocol. The individuals include a female in her 30s in hospitalization, as...

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Food Establishment Permit Extension

Food Establishment Permit Extension

In an effort to help relieve some of the hardship experienced by Livingston County food establishments as they bear the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent orders to shelter-in-place, the Livingston County Health Department (LCHD) is extending soon-to-expire food permits.  For Livingston County food establishments, any Food Establishment Permit that expires in April or May,...

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Proclamation of Disaster in Livingston County, IL

Proclamation of Disaster in Livingston County, IL

Effective March 26, 2020, Livingston County, IL has issued a Proclamation of Disaster. “WHEREAS, this proclamation will activate Livingston County’s emergency operations by proclaiming that a disaster exists within Livingston County, with proclamation of disaster will assist the residents of the county, by and through its Emergency Management Agency and through coordination of...

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COVID-19 & What to Expect When You’re Expecting

COVID-19 & What to Expect When You’re Expecting

CDC Principal Deputy Director, Dr. Anne Schuchat, did a Q&A on What to Expect When You’re Expecting, answering questions related to COVID-19 and pregnancy, infant care & breastfeeding. Check out those FAQs by clicking here. Remember, even though our doors may be closed during this time, our dedicated LCHD staff is still working hard to meet the needs of Livingston county,...

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COVID-19 Guidance for Restaurants

COVID-19 Guidance for Restaurants

Per COVID-19 Executive Order No. 5, Section 1: Beginning March 16, 2020 at 9 p.m. through March 30, 2020, all businesses in Illinois that offer food or beverages for on-premises consumption—including restaurants, bars, grocery stores, and food halls—must suspend service for and may not permit on-premises consumption. Such businesses are permitted and encouraged to serve food and beverages so...

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COVID-19 Questions? Dial 211

COVID-19 Questions? Dial 211

If you have general questions regarding COVID-19, please call 2-1-1. Created in partnership with United Way and AMT, 2-1-1 is a 24/7 non-emergency hotline that provides information and referrals. They have specialists prepared to answer general questions about COVID-19, offer recommendations if someone is showing symptoms, referrals for mental health resources, and talk lines available to help...

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