Healthy people in a healthy community without health disparities

As your health department, we offer a variety of wellness and
environmental health services to all Winnebago County residents.
For your good health and that of our community, we provide numerous programs focused
on wellness promotion throughout each life stage, injury and violence prevention,
disease prevention, disaster preparedness and response and environmental safety.


The Winnebago County Health Department is working closely with our partner agencies to monitor for and prepare for COVID-19 to ensure the health and safety of our community. This page contains resources for our partner agencies in preparing, coordinating, and responding to the spread of COVID-19.

State of Illinois Executive Order In Response to COVID-19

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Enforcement Procedures To Prevent COVID-19 Spread

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Guidance for Healthcare Providers

Guidance for Long Term Care Facilities

Guidance for Schools

Guidance for First Responders

Guidance for Childcare and Day Camps Programs

Guidance for Places of Worship

Guidance for Funeral Homes and Cemeteries

Guidance for Restaurants and Bars

Guidance for Townships

Guidance for Communities

Guidance for Businesses

Health Alerts

Liaison Reports

As part of Incident Command, the role of the Liaison Officer is to facilitate communication and integration of resources regarding the incident. Response Partners will be receiving this report on a weekly basis from the Liaison Officer to keep you informed of the work that is being done to address COVID-19.

Public Resources

Main COVID-19 Page