Chris-Mont EMA has confirmed with Regional Radio News, that there is an outbreak of COVID-19 at two separate long term care facilities in Montgomery County. Nokomis Rehabilitation and Health Care Center which is located at 505 Stevens Street in Nokomis and Montgomery Nursing and Rehabilitation located at 9086 IL-127 in Hillsboro both have COVID-19 outbreaks.
Nokomis Rehabililitation and Health Care Center has six residents and two staff members who have tested positive and Montgomery Nursing and Rehabilitation currently has six residents and one staff member who has tested positive.
The facilities, public health, and EMA are working together to contain the outbreak within the facilities. Please continue to wear a mask in public, wash hands, and routinely clean common areas. For more information, please contact the Montgomery County Health Department at 532-2001 or Kevin Schott with the Chris-Mont EMA at 971-8196.