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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Library Update

Coronavirus Disease 2019

Due to the recently issued Stay at Home Order, the Library will remain closed through April 8. We plan to tentatively open to the public on Thursday, April 9.

All item due dates will be extended and fines will be waived on all materials until May 1. Customers are encouraged to keep their materials until then.
Thank you for understanding, as the health and safety of our staff and our cardholders is our number one priority.

Don’t forget, the Library has several streaming and downloadable collections, including books, movies and music, which are all accessible from home computers and devices.

For more information on COVID-19 and precautions you can take, please visit the CDC website at www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov.

Coronavirus - Get help and answers

Get help & answers

Will County Health Department cornoavirus hotline:
Call 815-740-8977
Open Monday – Friday from 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

Illinois Department of Public Health coronavirus hotline
Call 800-889-3931
Email dph.sick@illinois.gov

Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Communicable Diseases
Call 217-782-2016 (during business hours)
Call 800-782-7860 (after hours)

Will County Health Department
Call 815-727-8480
Email info@willcountyhealth.org

Health Organizations - Information and Updates

Info & updates

Centers for Disease and Prevention (CDC)
The main U.S. federal agency monitoring and responding to the novel coronavirus outbreak with frequently updated information for health practitioners, researchers, and the general public. 

Illinois Department of Public Health – Coronavirus
Coronavirus information specific to Illinois.

Will County Health Department
Coronavirus information specific to Will County.

Kendall County Community Health
Coronavirus information specific to Kendall County.

Plainfield Community Consolidated School District 202
Information and updated news from District 202.

World Health Organization (WHO)
The WHO is the leading international health agency helping to coordinate the global response to the coronavirus outbreak. This site offers global news updates, helpful videos, and answers to common questions.

Resources for more information

Resources for more info

National Institutes of Health
A part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services providing updated information and links concerning the 2019 novel coronavirus.

National Library of Medicine
Provides background on coronaviruses, along with updated information and links concerning the 2019 novel coronavirus.

Published by the nonprofit Society for Science & the Public this page is dedicated to the coronavirus outbreak.

Time – COVID-19
Curated stories regarding the virus from Time magazine.

Social Media to Follow

Social Media to Follow

Will County Health Department

Illinois Department of Public Health

Centers for Disease and Prevention (CDC)

World Health Organization (WHO)


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