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Coronavirus Disease Update for Kendall County

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Coronavirus Disease Update for Kendall County

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Case Counts* in Kendall County

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Coronavirus Disease Update for Kendall County

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Case Counts* in Kendall County

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Kendall County Health Department Social Media Public Comment Message to Media Users Thank you for staying connected with the Kendall County Health Department by utilizing our Facebook page. We participate in Facebook in order to engage individuals and organizations in leading healthier lives. The Kendall County Health Department (KCHD) provides content on Facebook to encourage participation with our science-based messages and discussion of health information. Disclaimer: Posted comments and images do not necessarily represent the views of the KCHD. External, non- links on this site do not constitute official endorsement on behalf of the KCHD. While we encourage fans to share thoughts and opinions on this Facebook page, we expect that this will be done in a respectful manner. KCHD does not agree with or endorse every comment that individuals post on our pages. Our goal is to share ideas and information with as many individuals as possible and our policy is to accept the majority of comments made to our profile. Therefore, a comment will be deleted if it contains: • - Hate speech • - Profanity, obscenity or vulgarity • - Nudity in profile pictures • - Defamation to a person or people • - Comments that promote violence • - Name calling and/or personal attacks • - Comments whose main purpose are to sell a product • - Comments that infringe on copyrights • - Spam comments, such as the same comment posted repeatedly on a profile • - Other comments that the KCHD deems inappropriate. All links posted as comments on KCHD posts will be reviewed and may be deleted. Repeated violations of the KCHD comment policy may cause the author to be blocked from the KCHD Facebook page. We understand that social media is a 24/7 medium; however, our moderation capabilities are not. We may not see every inappropriate comment right away, and we are trusting in the maturity of our community to ignore personal attacks and negative speech or respond politely. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions.


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Friday, November 27th, 2020 at 12:03pm
This weekend, IDPH will have a drive through COVID-19 testing site at the Kendall County Health Department.

Sunday, Nov. 29th 8:00am-4:00pm

Anyone can be tested! See flyer for details. https://t.co/3umRxEJmyW
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Thursday, November 26th, 2020 at 11:05am
Happy Thanksgiving!

The Kendall County Health Department is closed today and tomorrow in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. We will reopen Monday, November 30th. https://t.co/wITNcuz0Dx
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Wednesday, November 25th, 2020 at 4:02pm
Everyone Can Make Thanksgiving Safer

Other Activities
- Safely prepare traditional dishes and deliver them to family and neighbors by non-contact methods.
- Participate in a gratitude activity, like writing down things you are grateful for & sharing with your friends & family. https://t.co/X394VFPiYJ
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Wednesday, November 25th, 2020 at 2:04pm
Everyone Can Make Thanksgiving Safer

Shopping
- Shop online sales the day after Thanksgiving & days leading up to the winter holidays.
- Use contactless services for purchased items, like curbside pick-up.
- Shop in open air markets staying 6 feet away from others & wear a mask. https://t.co/xJFDkJY2lc
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Tuesday, November 24th, 2020 at 8:01pm
This weekend, IDPH will have a drive through COVID-19 testing site at the Kendall County Health Department.

Sunday, Nov. 29th 8:00am-4:00pm

Anyone can be tested! See flyer for details. https://t.co/9xInXwdnz8
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Tuesday, November 24th, 2020 at 6:30pm
Everyone Can Make Thanksgiving Safer

Consider Other Thanksgiving Activities
- Host a virtual Thanksgiving meal with friends & family who don’t live with you.
- Have people share recipes & show dishes they prepared.
-Watch television & play games with people in your household. https://t.co/Wkq3Pk4sGe
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Tuesday, November 24th, 2020 at 3:30pm
Celebrating virtually or with the people you live with is the safest choice this Thanksgiving.

If having guests to your home, follow these steps - Eat outdoors or open windows, limit the number of guests, clean & disinfect frequently, use single-use items, & BYO food and drink. https://t.co/TQpyzzu4i7
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Monday, November 23rd, 2020 at 5:01pm
Celebrating virtually or with the people you live with is the safest choice this Thanksgiving.
If you choose to attend a gathering, make the celebration safer. Bring your own food & table settings, use single serve & disposable items, & wear your mask when not eating or drinking. https://t.co/Wwt2tysihj
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Monday, November 23rd, 2020 at 2:02pm
Everyone Can Make Thanksgiving Safer

Wash your hands
- Wash hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
- Keep hand sanitizer with you and use it when you are unable to wash your hands.
- Use hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol. https://t.co/wlCFEt5s8Y
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Sunday, November 22nd, 2020 at 6:00pm
Stay at least 6 feet away from others who do not live with you
- Remember that people without symptoms may be able to spread COVID-19 or flu.
- Keeping 6 feet (about 2 arm lengths) from others is especially important for people who are at higher risk of getting very sick. https://t.co/Yd6MfET718
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Sunday, November 22nd, 2020 at 4:01pm
Everyone Can Make Thanksgiving Safer

Wear a mask
- Wear a mask with two or more layers to help protect yourself and others from COVID-19.
- Wear the mask over your nose and mouth and secure it under your chin.
- Make sure the mask fits snugly against the sides of your face. https://t.co/GfTqcpNKRn
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Saturday, November 21st, 2020 at 3:01pm
If you do travel for Thanksgiving:
Check restrictions, know when to delay your travel, get a flu shot, wear a mask, keep 6 feet apart from others, wash hands often, bring extra supplies (masks and hand sanitizer), & avoid touching your mask, eyes, nose, and mouth. https://t.co/kd8GEBQ9io
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Saturday, November 21st, 2020 at 1:01pm
Travel may increase your chance of getting and spreading COVID-19. Postponing travel and staying home is the best way to protect yourself and others this year.

More information: https://t.co/HnsM7oz1l2 https://t.co/GPlAMBLYaQ
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Friday, November 20th, 2020 at 5:02pm
As cases continue to increase rapidly across the US, the safest way to celebrate Thanksgiving is to celebrate at home with the people you live with.

Gatherings with family and friends who do not live with you can increase the chances of getting or spreading COVID-19 or the flu. https://t.co/eeHaFnLWdO
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Saturday, November 14th, 2020 at 1:01pm
Steps to Help Prevent the Spread of COVID-19 if you are Sick:

- Stay home. Do not leave your home, except to get medical care.

- Take care of yourself. Get rest and stay hydrated.

- Stay in touch with your doctor.

Help reduce the spread of COVID19 in our community. https://t.co/Kf1PkMHDg8
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Friday, November 13th, 2020 at 4:02pm
Small social gatherings are places where COVID-19 can quickly spread. As the holidays and cooler weather approaches, prepare for these very special occasions by planning with care using these Small Social Gatherings Safety Tips.

Learn more: https://t.co/U8lyMpWgw3 https://t.co/UqFsYocBzg
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Thursday, November 12th, 2020 at 12:03pm
Getting a #fluvaccine is more important than ever.

Help prevent the spread of #flu:
#MaskUp
#LatherUp your hands w/ soap & water
Roll your #SleeveUp for a flu vaccine

The more people vaccinated against flu, the more people protected! Learn more: https://t.co/LaLjLUzIQQ https://t.co/puql1uZJM1
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Wednesday, November 11th, 2020 at 6:01pm
We collected 7 Deer ticks from within the county Friday and would like to remind everyone that ticks are still active and will continue to be until temperatures stay below 38°F. Check yourself and pets for ticks daily! For more information, visit https://t.co/tuImvu6UZu https://t.co/NRRB6N9LZ2 kendallhealth photo
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