City issues warning about scams


ROCHELLE – No government agency will come to your door to test or gain information regarding COVID-19.

Communities across the U.S. are receiving reports of scammers attempting to gain access to homes or personal information under the guise of testing for COVID-19.  The City of Rochelle warns residents to be cautious and to look to official sources for information. 

Official sources include local information at, State of Illinois resources at and the Centers for Disease Control at

If you or a loved one experiences a scam of this or any sort, please contact the Rochelle Police Department immediately at 815-562-2131.