Latest Coronavirus Updates

 

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This page has been created to be a resource for those in the Town of Cicero, Illinois.

For State of Illinois updates, visit coronavirus.illinois.gov

For information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, visit www.cdc.gov

Click here to go to past daily reports in English through July 28, 2020


August 4, 2020 Tuesday

CICERO COVID-19 Update:  As of 8/4/20 at the time of this report, per the Cook County Interactive Mapping System, there were 16 more COVID cases reported in Cicero.
CICERO RESIDENT COVID-19  DEATHS:  The Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office shows that 79 Cicero residents have passed away from a COVID-19 related illness.
ILLINOIS – The latest numbers reported statewide in Illinois at the time of this memo are as follows: 1,471 new cases in Illinois for a total of 184,712 reported COVID-19 cases. 19  more deaths were reported in Illinois for a total of 7,545 deaths.
RESIDENT COVID TESTING: Access Health Center located at 3040 South Cicero Avenue is open for COVID testing. Phone Number is 708-780-9777.  Tests are available by appointment only.
Drive Up and/or Walk Up Testing is also available at 34th Street and Laramie Avenue thru August 7th  from 9 AM to 5 PM.  On Thursday August 6th  testing will be available from 1 PM till 5 PM. 
There is no cost to be tested. Residents should bring their insurance card if they have one, but no one will be turned away for lack of insurance. Residents do need a phone number where they can be reached with their results.
Anyone can be tested. You do not have to be symptomatic or have been contact traced.
Those who have been involved in protests, demonstration, or other large gatherings and those who live in dense housing are particularly encouraged to attend.
CICERO COVID TESTS:  As of 8/4/20  – 18,733  Cicero Residents have had COVID-19 tests.
HEALTH DEPARTMENT:  Cicero Health Department Director Sue Grazzini advises that the  Town of Cicero Health Department has tele-health service available.  Call the Health Department  at 708-656-3600 Extension 147, 148, or 149 for information. Dr. Licea is available remotely and in person Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 1 PM  to 5 PM and Wednesday from 8 AM to 5 PM.
Dr. Caterino is available for foot screenings. All residents must have their temperature taken and COVID-19 questionnaire completed prior to entering the Health Department Building. Masks must be worn by all to enter the building and social distancing must be maintained.
A link to the Cook County Health Department and the Illinois Department of Public Health is provided on the Town of Cicero Website.
The Cook County Department of Public Health can be reached at 708-633-4000. For more information regarding COVID-19,  call 1-800-889-3931.
A FINAL NOTE:  President Dominick receives daily updates from the EOC and continues to monitor the situation in our town very closely.
 
The EOC Staff  
 
Mike Piekarski 
Dominick Buscemi
Jerry Chlada 
Sue Grazzini
Sarah Kusper

August 2, 2020 Sunday

 

CICERO COVID-19 Update:  As of 8/2/20 at the time of this report, per the Cook County Interactive Mapping System, there were 8 more COVID cases reported in Cicero.

CICERO RESIDENT COVID-19  DEATHS:  The Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office shows that 79 Cicero residents have passed away from a COVID-19 related illness.
ILLINOIS – The latest numbers reported statewide in Illinois at the time of this memo are as follows: 1,467  new cases in Illinois for a total of 181,943 reported COVID-19 cases.  14  more deaths were reported in Illinois for a total of 7,517 deaths.
RESIDENT COVID TESTING: Access Health Center located at 3040 South Cicero Avenue is open for COVID testing. Phone Number is 708-780-9777.  Tests are available by appointment only.
CICERO COVID TESTS:  As of 8/2/20  – 18,451  Cicero Residents have had COVID-19 tests.
HEALTH DEPARTMENT:  Cicero Health Department Director Sue Grazzini advises that the  Town of Cicero Health Department has tele-health service available.  Call the Health Department  at 708-656-3600 Extension 147, 148, or 149 for information. Dr. Licea is available remotely and in person Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 1 PM  to 5 PM and Wednesday from 8 AM to 5 PM.
Dr. Caterino is available for foot screenings. All residents must have their temperature taken and COVID-19 questionnaire completed prior to entering the Health Department Building. Masks must be worn by all to enter the building and social distancing must be maintained.
A link to the Cook County Health Department and the Illinois Department of Public Health is provided on the Town of Cicero Website.
The Cook County Department of Public Health can be reached at 708-633-4000. For more information regarding COVID-19,  call 1-800-889-3931.
A FINAL NOTE:  President Dominick receives daily updates from the EOC and continues to monitor the situation in our town very closely.
 
The EOC Staff  
 
Mike Piekarski 
Dominick Buscemi
Jerry Chlada 
Sue Grazzini
Sarah Kusper

August 1, 2020 Saturday

CICERO COVID-19 Update:  As of 8/1/20 at the time of this report, per the Cook County Interactive Mapping System, there were 27 more COVID cases reported in Cicero.

CICERO RESIDENT COVID-19  DEATHS:  The Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office shows that 79 Cicero residents have passed away from a COVID-19 related illness.
ILLINOIS – The latest numbers reported statewide in Illinois at the time of this memo are as follows: 1,639  new cases in Illinois for a total of 180,476 reported COVID-19 cases.8 more deaths were reported in Illinois for a total of 7,503 deaths.
RESIDENT COVID TESTING: Access Health Center located at 3040 South Cicero Avenue is open for COVID testing. Phone Number is 708-780-9777.  Tests are available by appointment only.
CICERO COVID TESTS:  As of 8/1/20  – 18,281  Cicero Residents have had COVID-19 tests.
HEALTH DEPARTMENT:  Cicero Health Department Director Sue Grazzini advises that the  Town of Cicero Health Department has tele-health service available.  Call the Health Department  at 708-656-3600 Extension 147, 148, or 149 for information. Dr. Licea is available remotely and in person Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 1 PM  to 5 PM and Wednesday from 8 AM to 5 PM.
Dr. Caterino is available for foot screenings. All residents must have their temperature taken and COVID-19 questionnaire completed prior to entering the Health Department Building. Masks must be worn by all to enter the building and social distancing must be maintained.
A link to the Cook County Health Department and the Illinois Department of Public Health is provided on the Town of Cicero Website.
The Cook County Department of Public Health can be reached at 708-633-4000. For more information regarding COVID-19,  call 1-800-889-3931.
A FINAL NOTE:  President Dominick receives daily updates from the EOC and continues to monitor the situation in our town very closely.
 
The EOC Staff  
 
Mike Piekarski 
Dominick Buscemi
Jerry Chlada 
Sue Grazzini
Sarah Kusper

July 31, 2020 Friday

CICERO COVID-19 Update:  As of 7/31/20 at the time of this report, per the Cook County Interactive Mapping System, there were 20 more COVID cases reported in Cicero.

CICERO RESIDENT COVID-19  DEATHS:  The Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office shows that 79 Cicero residents have passed away from a COVID-19 related illness.
ILLINOIS – The latest numbers reported statewide in Illinois at the time of this memo are as follows: 1,941  new cases in Illinois for a total of 178,837 reported COVID-19 cases.17 more deaths were reported in Illinois for a total of 7,495 deaths.
RESIDENT COVID TESTING: Access Health Center located at 3040 South Cicero Avenue is open for COVID testing. Phone Number is 708-780-9777.  Tests are available by appointment only.
CICERO COVID TESTS:  As of 7/31/20  – 18,066  Cicero Residents have had COVID-19 tests.
HEALTH DEPARTMENT:  Cicero Health Department Director Sue Grazzini advises that the  Town of Cicero Health Department has tele-health service available.  Call the Health Department  at 708-656-3600 Extension 147, 148, or 149 for information. Dr. Licea is available remotely and in person Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 1 PM  to 5 PM and Wednesday from 8 AM to 5 PM.
Dr. Caterino is available for foot screenings. All residents must have their temperature taken and COVID-19 questionnaire completed prior to entering the Health Department Building. Masks must be worn by all to enter the building and social distancing must be maintained.
A link to the Cook County Health Department and the Illinois Department of Public Health is provided on the Town of Cicero Website.
The Cook County Department of Public Health can be reached at 708-633-4000. For more information regarding COVID-19,  call 1-800-889-3931.
A FINAL NOTE:  President Dominick receives daily updates from the EOC and continues to monitor the situation in our town very closely.
The EOC Staff  
Mike Piekarski 
Dominick Buscemi
Jerry Chlada 
Sue Grazzini
Sarah Kusper

July 30, 2020 Thursday

CICERO COVID-19 Update:  As of 7/30/20 at the time of this report, per the Cook County Interactive Mapping System, there were 15 more COVID cases reported in Cicero.

CICERO RESIDENT COVID-19  DEATHS:  The Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office shows that 79 Cicero residents have passed away from a COVID-19 related illness.
ILLINOIS – The latest numbers reported statewide in Illinois at the time of this memo are as follows: 1,772  new cases in Illinois for a total of 176,896  reported COVID-19 cases.16 more deaths were reported in Illinois for a total of 7,478 deaths.
RESIDENT COVID TESTING: Access Health Center located at 3040 South Cicero Avenue is open for COVID testing. Phone Number is 708-780-9777.  Tests are available by appointment only.
Drive Up and/or Walk Up Testing is also available at 34th Street and Laramie Avenue thru July 31st  from 9 AM to 5 PM.  This testing site will be closed on each Thursday. 
There is no cost to be tested. Residents should bring their insurance card if they have one, but no one will be turned away for lack of insurance. Residents do need a phone number where they can be reached with their results.
Anyone can be tested. You do not have to be symptomatic or have been contact traced.
Those who have been involved in protests, demonstration, or other large gatherings and those who live in dense housing are particularly encouraged to attend.
CICERO COVID TESTS:  As of 7/30/20  – 17,802  Cicero Residents have had COVID-19 tests.
HEALTH DEPARTMENT:  Cicero Health Department Director Sue Grazzini advises that the  Town of Cicero Health Department has tele-health service available.  Call the Health Department  at 708-656-3600 Extension 147, 148, or 149 for information. Dr. Licea is available remotely and in person Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 1 PM  to 5 PM and Wednesday from 8 AM to 5 PM.
Dr. Caterino is available for foot screenings. All residents must have their temperature taken and COVID-19 questionnaire completed prior to entering the Health Department Building. Masks must be worn by all to enter the building and social distancing must be maintained.
A link to the Cook County Health Department and the Illinois Department of Public Health is provided on the Town of Cicero Website.
The Cook County Department of Public Health can be reached at 708-633-4000. For more information regarding COVID-19,  call 1-800-889-3931.
A FINAL NOTE:  President Dominick receives daily updates from the EOC and continues to monitor the situation in our town very closely.
 
The EOC Staff  
 
Mike Piekarski 
Dominick Buscemi
Jerry Chlada 
Sue Grazzini
Sarah Kusper

July 29, 2020 Wednesday

CICERO COVID-19 Update:  As of 7/29/20 at the time of this report, per the Cook County Interactive Mapping System, there were 9 more COVID cases reported in Cicero.

CICERO RESIDENT COVID-19  DEATHS:  The Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office shows that 79 Cicero residents have passed away from a COVID-19 related illness.
ILLINOIS – The latest numbers reported statewide in Illinois at the time of this memo are as follows: 1,753  new cases in Illinois for a total of 175,124  reported COVID-19 cases.16 more deaths were reported in Illinois for a total of 7,462 deaths.
RESIDENT COVID TESTING: Access Health Center located at 3040 South Cicero Avenue is open for COVID testing. Phone Number is 708-780-9777.  Tests are available by appointment only.
Drive Up and/or Walk Up Testing is also available at 34th Street and Laramie Avenue thru July 31st  from 9 AM to 5 PM.  This testing site will be closed on each Thursday. 
There is no cost to be tested. Residents should bring their insurance card if they have one, but no one will be turned away for lack of insurance. Residents do need a phone number where they can be reached with their results.
Anyone can be tested. You do not have to be symptomatic or have been contact traced.
Those who have been involved in protests, demonstration, or other large gatherings and those who live in dense housing are particularly encouraged to attend.
CICERO COVID TESTS:  As of 7/29/20  – 17,619  Cicero Residents have had COVID-19 tests.
HEALTH DEPARTMENT:  Cicero Health Department Director Sue Grazzini advises that the  Town of Cicero Health Department has tele-health service available.  Call the Health Department  at 708-656-3600 Extension 147, 148, or 149 for information. Dr. Licea is available remotely and in person Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 1 PM  to 5 PM and Wednesday from 8 AM to 5 PM.
Dr. Caterino is available for foot screenings. All residents must have their temperature taken and COVID-19 questionnaire completed prior to entering the Health Department Building. Masks must be worn by all to enter the building and social distancing must be maintained.
A link to the Cook County Health Department and the Illinois Department of Public Health is provided on the Town of Cicero Website.
The Cook County Department of Public Health can be reached at 708-633-4000. For more information regarding COVID-19,  call 1-800-889-3931.
A FINAL NOTE:  President Dominick receives daily updates from the EOC and continues to monitor the situation in our town very closely.
The EOC Staff  
Mike Piekarski 
Dominick Buscemi
Jerry Chlada 
Sue Grazzini
Sarah Kusper

 

Click here to go to past daily reports in English through July 28, 2020