Illinois COVID-19 Update

April 23, 2020

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,826 new COVID-19 cases and 123 deaths.  The total number of cases in the state is 36,934 in 96 counties, with a total of 1,688 deaths.

The Chicago Dept. of Public Health (CDPH) has released a new isolation housing central intake form and website. The housing is provided free of charge for people with COVID-19 who are unable to safely self-isolate in their own homes. More details are in a CDPH health alert.

The University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children’s Hospital is offering a webinar—Telemedicine: What to Expect During COVID-19 and Beyond—Friday, April 24 from 4:30-5:30 p.m. CT. CMEs are available for physicians. Registration is required. Details are available here.