• No new COVID-19 cases reported in Jackson County 6.19.2020

    June 19, 2020
    No new cases of COVID-19 were reported to Jackson County Health Department over the past 24 hours.
    To date, there have been 320 confirmed cases in Jackson County, including eighteen deaths related to
    COVID-19. Five more individuals were released from isolation in accordance with CDC guidelines,
    bringing the total released to 280 individuals. Twenty-two active cases are currently being managed.

    If you have a fever, cough, difficulty breathing, fatigue, muscle aches, loss of taste or smell, nausea or
    diarrhea, call your health care provider for further guidance. Three providers are conducting COVID-19
    testing of eligible individuals in Jackson County: Southern Illinois Healthcare (SIH) – Call 1-844-988-7800;
    Shawnee Health Service – Call 618-519-9200; and SIU Center for Family Medicine – Call 618-536-6621.

    Businesses, schools and other organizations seeking guidance on re-opening may consult the resources
    located on the JCHD website at www.jchdonline.org. Staff are also available to discuss such plans in
    more detail by calling 618/684-3143, ext. 128.
    Contact:
    Jackson County Health Department
    618-684-3143