We know there are continuing questions and concerns about COVID-19 Coronavirus and its impact on our schools and community. Resources and information are available below. We will update our information as necessary.
COVID-19 Testing Sites
- DuPage County Testing site: https://www.dupagehealth.org/
- IDPH Testing Sites: https://coronavirus.illinois.gov/testing-sites.html
People with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. People with these symptoms may have COVID-19:
Symptoms may include:
- Fever (100.4 or higher)
- Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
- Fatigue from unknown cause
- Muscle or body aches
- New onset of moderate to severe headache
- Sore throat
- New loss of taste or smell
This list does not include all possible symptoms. CDC will continue to update this list as we learn more about COVID-19.
DuPage County Health Department Resources
DuPage County residents and healthcare professionals with concerns about exposure or specific symptoms are encouraged to call the DCHD Communicable Disease and Epidemiology (CDE) program at (630) 221-7553 (8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.) or (630) 682-7400 after hours.
Additionally, for anyone feeling emotional distress or in need of emotional support, the DCHD Crisis Hotline (630) 627-1700 is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
Illinois COVID-19 Hotline and Email Address
If you have questions about Coronavirus-
Call the Illinois Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Hotline 1(800) 889-3931 or,
Send an email to: DPH.SICK@ILLINOIS.GOV
Anytime, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Common Sense Actions
- Wash hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
- If soap and water are not available, use hand sanitizer.
- Avoid touching eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
- Discourage food and beverage sharing.
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
- Stay home when you are sick.
- Cover cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
Our custodial staff has increased its efforts to include daily sanitation of light switches, door knobs/push bars, desk and table tops, drinking fountains and other commonly used surfaces.
Hand sanitizer and tissues are available in classrooms and throughout the buildings.
- Nurses continue to follow protocols for students with fever and respiratory symptoms.