Health Updates

Governor updates Phase 3 reopening plan

Building on a robust, statewide effort to ensure Illinois can safely reopen and following the data, science, and guidance from public health experts and stakeholders across the state, Governor Pritzker announced updates to Phase 3 of the state’s Restore Illinois plan.... more

Most recent COVID-19 numbers released

Ogle County Health Department officials released the most up-to-date county numbers Monday afternoon.... more

Serenity hosting virtual support group

On May 21, Serenity Hospice will host a Virtual Evening Support Group from 5:30-6:30 p.m.... more

Fire department announces postponement of annual fish fry

June 5, 2020 would be the Lindenwood Fire Station’s 68th annual fish fry dinner. We want to ensure the health and safety of our first responders, our families and the more than 400 annual attendees.... more

Ogle County releases Wednesday case numbers

Illinois hit its lowest daily percentage of positive COVID-19 test results in more than month Wednesday, but also reported the largest daily high of additional deaths related to the novel coronavirus.... more

Local bank supporting community

Holcomb Bank is proud to support their community partners on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis with donations totaling $20,000.... more

Modest progress in hospitalizations reported

Gov. JB Pritzker said the state is making modest progress in terms of COVID-19 hospitalizations and that his stay-at-home order will continue to be enforced at a local, not statewide, level.... more

Local leaders working together on phased plan to re-open

Lee and Ogle County leaders are working together with State Representative Tom Demmer on a phased plan to re-open the two-county region following Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker's latest stay-at-home order. ... more

Re-opening plan unveiled

Gov. JB Pritzker on Tuesday announced a five-step, regional plan to reopen Illinois after months of restrictions put in place to combat the novel coronavirus pandemic.... more

Health department releases Thursday COVID-19 case numbers

Six new cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Ogle County on Thursday.... more

Hospital implements visitor screening procedures

To coincide with a newly adopted employee screening program, visitor screening will be implemented at Rochelle Community Hospital beginning Wednesday, April 22.... more