Novel Coronavirus COVID-19

For the most current information, visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website – 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV).

CDC continues to closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus (named 2019-nCoV) that was first detected in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China and which continues to expand. Chinese health officials have reported thousands of infections with 2019-nCoV in China, including outside of Hubei Province. Infections with 2019-nCoV also are being reported in a growing number of international locations, including the United States.

There are ongoing investigations to learn more. This is a rapidly evolving situation and information will be updated as it becomes available.

If you have been in mainland, China, in the last two weeks or know someone who may have novel coronavirus AND you have symptoms, please call your health care provider so they can make arrangements for you to be assessed.

Dial 1-800-889-3931 or email DPH.SICK@ILLINOIS.GOV to have all your Coronavirus questions answered.