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No cases at CLC; one confirmed in Lake County

Published Mar 11, 2020

At this time, there are no confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) at CLC. On March 11, 2020, the CDC officially declared COVID-19 a pandemic and the first Lake County resident tested positive at the Illinois Department of Public Health laboratory. The resident is a man in his 50s and is in stable condition. On March 9, the Lake County Health Department received reports that a patient receiving treatment at a hospital in Lake County tested positive for COVID-19. Health Department staff were on-site beginning the morning of March 10, working to rapidly identify, interview, and assess the risk for healthcare contacts of the confirmed case.