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Guidance for Health Care Providers



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Kane County Health Department does not order or conduct COVID-19 tests.
Patients are not to call KCHD for testing.

Important Notice for Providers Evaluating Kane County Residents for COVID-19: Effective immediately, authorization is no longer required for COVID 19 testing at the IDPH Public Health Laboratories

CDC Symptoms & Testing - including the Coronavirus Self-Checker​​


IDPH Information:

IDPH Coronavirus Disease 2019 Webpage

COVID-19 Health Care Providers & Facilities

COVID-19 Clinical Guidance

Coronavirus Hospital Sign

NEJM Procedure

CDC Information:

CDC Information for Healthcare Professionals

CDC Interim Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations

Interim Guidance for Collection and Submission of Postmortem Specimens from Deceased Persons Under Investigation (PUI) for COVID-19

Evaluating and Testing Persons for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Discontinuation of In-Home Isolation for Immunocompromised Persons with COVID-19

Interim Clinical Guidance for Management of Patients with Confirmed (COVID-19)

Interim Guidance for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems and 911 Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs) for COVID-19

Interim U.S. Guidance for Risk Assessment and Public Health Management of Healthcare Personnel with Potential Exposure in a Healthcare Setting 

CDC Travel Webpage and CDC Travel Notice

Isolation Precautions

Healthcare Professionals FAQ

Toolkit, Laboratory Guidance:

Information for Laboratories