COVID-19 Information

Our office is here to serve you. If you need help on any issue involving the federal government, including Medicare, Social Security, Small Business Administration, State Department, Internal Revenue Service, Veterans Affairs, Immigration, or more, please get in touch by calling (847) 383-4870 or submitting a casework request.

 

Situation in Illinois 
You can view up-to-date information on the disease, number of cases, deaths, and individuals tested on an Illinois state site: coronavirus.illinois.gov. 

 

Sign Up for Your Vaccine at the Lake County AllVax Portal

Lake County residents can get in line for their vaccines at the Lake County AllVax Portal. It’s quick and easy, and it will help Lake County public health officials distribute the vaccine effectively. The Lake County Health Department will follow the guidance of the CDC and Illinois Department of Public Health as they prioritize health care personnel and long-term care facility residents then essential frontline workers in their vaccine delivery.

If you live in Cook County, you can register for the vaccine here: https://cookcountypublichealth.org/communicable-diseases/covid-19/covid-vaccine/.

 

Testing for COVID-19 

If you believe you are exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19, call your doctor. Public testing locations provided by the Illinois Department of Public Health can be found here: https://dph.illinois.gov/testing

 

Additional testing sites can be found here for Lake County and Cook County

 

Get a Flu Shot 

This year, containing the spread of the flu is more important than ever. Help reduce the strain on our frontline workers fighting Covid by rolling your sleeve up and getting a flu shot. You can find more information on how to receive a flu vaccination here.

 

About COVID-19 
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness that can spread from person to person. Symptoms can include fever, cough, and shortness of breath. The virus that causes COVID-19 is a novel coronavirus that was first identified during an investigation into an outbreak in Wuhan, China.