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State-mandated mitigations for
suburban Cook County will take
effect Wednesday, Oct. 28 at 12:01 a.m.

Cook County

Learn more about the three W’s
and how you can help slow the spread.

Practique las 3 W para frenar la
propagación de gérmenes.

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Travel Guidance

14-day quarantine recommended for persons
entering suburban Cook County, Illinois,
from states with high incidence of COVID-19 infections.

Contact Tracing

Learn more about our contact tracing plan
for suburban Cook County.

Testing Sites

See who is eligible for testing, where to go for testing
and how to get your test results.

Suburban Cook County COVID-19 Data

The Cook County ShinyApp displays COVID-19 data for suburban Cook County, CCDPH’s jurisdiction. Click on the map tab to view case counts by municipality. Click on the data tab for cases by report date and exposure source, as well as cases by age, sex, race/ethnicity and district, and a visualization of illnesses by severity.

Get the latest COVID-19 Info

Our public health professionals are available to answer
your questions Monday thru Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m..
Call the CCDPH COVID-19 Hotline at 708-836-4755
or email [email protected].
To subscribe to text alerts, text “AlertCook” to 888-777.

Healthcare Guidance

Visit the CDC website for interim guidance on a number of issues related to evaluating and caring for patients with confirmed or possible COVID-19 infection, including infection control, clinical care, preparedness and implementing home care.

Protect Your Family

You can take steps to protect the health of you and your family during a COVID-19 outbreak. Learn what you can do.


Protect Yourself & Others

Learn steps to protect yourself and others by washing hands with soap and warm water often, cleaning frequently touched surfaces, covering coughs and sneezes, avoiding sick people and keeping your germs to yourself if you are sick.


Info for High-Risk Individuals

Older adults and people of any age who have serious underlying medical conditions (such as asthma, heart disease, diabetes, lung disease, HIV or are pregnant) may be at higher risk for more serious complications from COVID-19. Learn more.


COVID-19 Information

Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH) serves 2.5 million residents and 127 municipalities in suburban Cook County, excluding Evanston, Oak Park, Skokie and Stickney Township, which have their own state-certified health departments. 

CCDPH has been working around the clock with public health and emergency management counterparts at all levels of government to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic since the first COVID-19 case was identified on Jan. 24 in a Chicago area resident. This has included case investigations, contact tracing and monitoring; disease surveillance and control; and providing situational updates and guidance to the public, media and partners.

We are committed to ensuring that suburban Cook County residents, partners, elected officials and the media get trusted, accurate information about our local situation and response. This section of our website is intended to be a ‘one-stop shop’ for information about COVID-19 in suburban Cook County.

Connect with us

  • Cook County ShinyApp for the latest data
  • Call the CCDPH COVID-19 Hotline at 708-836-4755, Monday thru Friday 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • Main phone number 708-633-4000
  • Email [email protected]
  • Follow us on Facebook and Twitter
  • Text ALERTCOOK (one-word) to 888-777 for text alerts
  • Resource requests: Visit Resource Requests page and/or download form here.
  • Healthcare providers, hospitals, assisted living and long-term care facilities: To report an illness or death call 708-633-4000 and follow prompts 24/7

Connect with IDPH

  • IDPH Hotline: 1-800-889-3931
  • IDPH email [email protected]
  • IDPH Text Alerts: For English, text “COVID” to 312-500-3836. For Spanish, text “COVID ESP” to 312-500-3836.
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Alternative Housing Program

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Contact Tracing

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Frequently Asked Questions

Grocery Stores

Health Inequities

Healthcare Providers and Facilities

Higher Risk Individuals

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Long-Term Care Facilities


Mitigation Additional Measures

Mitigation Guidance


Protect Yourself and Your Family

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Travel Guidance