Starting last week, the Illinois Department of Public Health took over responsibility for contacting all diagnosed COVID-19 cases in Illinois. The IDPH will be sending out text messages to those who have tested for COVID and the messages are for those who test positive from the virus.
The Illinois Department of Public Health is asking all individuals to follow the guidance that is provided in the message. In order to increase your ability to receive this message, turn off any spam blockers you have on your phone. The number that will be reaching you is 312-777-1999. Even if no one answers or you do not leave a message, you are opting in to phone calls. There may be a delay in this process due to the surge of recent COVID cases. The IDPH will provide you information on colaculating isolation and quarantine periods.
The Moultrie County Health Department is encouraging all residents to reach out at www.moultriehealth.org and also on Facebook. If you are in a separate county, you can visit your local health department for more information.