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Coronavirus Disease Update for Kendall County

May 6, 2020

The Kendall County Health Department (KCHD) is reporting new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID19), new recoveries, and we are saddened to report one death of a male in his 30s with additional health complexity. We wish peace and comfort for his family. This brings the total cases to 370, in-recovery to 178, and deaths to 13.

Kendall County Health Department COVID-19 Data Dashboard

Kendall County Health Department COVID-19 Information Page

COVID-19 Older Adults—Three Prevention Steps

Older adults and people of any age with underlying medical conditions are at higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19. The good news is that there are steps you can take to protect yourself and your loved ones:

Step 1. Keep germs away

  • Frequently wash your hands with soap and water
  • Keep your living space clean and disinfected
  • Always use proper cough and sneeze hygiene • Avoid receiving visitors, unless the visitor is providing an essential service

Step 2. Make a plan

  • Identify and talk with someone who can help care for you if you get sick
  • Have supplies, such as medicines and groceries on hand
  • Find ways to have essential items brought to your home in the event you become ill • Create and practice alternative methods of social interaction with family and friends

Step 3. Keep up with the situation and health recommendations in your area

  • Stay home if you or a family member in your household is sick
  • Stay home unless you need food, medicine, or medical care
  • Wear a cloth face covering when away from home and unable to ensure social distancing • When enjoying the outdoors, always stay at least 6 feet or more from others

If you do get sick with fever, cough, or shortness of breath, call your primary care physician immediately.

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