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Statistics & data
Trend in confirmed cases in Illinois.
Source: Johns Hopkins University
Info and resources for all residents in the county
Statistics - statewide counts, updated daily
Illinois Region 9 - metrics for Lake & McHenry counties
Hospital resource utilization - for the state and each region
Situation summary - U.S. counts, updated daily
COVID-19 by State/County
An interactive map from the Brown School of Public Health provides a visualization of current cases across the nation. View data by state, county, and/or congressional district.
The COVID Tracking Project
Data visualization tools to understand the current situation.
Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health
The school's faculty are on the front lines of the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic, contributing new research, collaborating on projects, and advising governments, businesses, and others. Site rounds up current knowledge, news coverage, and press conferences.
Johns Hopkins Medicine
Up-to-date statistics and expertise from a national healthcare leader.
New York Times Coronavirus in the U.S.: Latest Map and Case Count
Interactive charts and maps show cases reported by state and local health agencies and hospitals. Includes views per capita (rates of infection and death per 100,000 people) in states and counties.
Smithsonian Education Center: COVID-19! How Can I Protect Myself and Others?
The Smithsonian Science Education Center, with the support of the World Health Organization, has prepared information specifically for youth. Available in 15+ languages as PDF download.
University of Toronto: How to spot misinformation about the coronavirus and COVID-19
The University of Toronto Science Information Center's comprehensive online guide on how to identify inaccurate information about the global pandemic.
World Health Organization (WHO)
Advice for the public; global and country-by-country situation reports, updated daily.
Managing information overload
"Right now there are a lot of people feeling overwhelmed with information about coronavirus. We’re in a whirlwind of rumors, hoaxes, and speculation, spreading like the virus itself." First Draft, a nonprofit coalition dedicated to protecting people around the world from misinformation, offers tips on how to separate the helpful from the harmful: Read Too Much Information, a Public Guide.
Illinois Secretary of State Office / DMV
Driver services facilities are closed for in-person transactions. Drivers are encouraged to use online services; online payment processing fees are being waived during the pandemic.
The U.S. government's REAL ID deadline has been extended to October 1, 2021. Current Illinois driver's licenses or ID cards continue to be accepted at airports, military bases, and secure federal facilities.