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Health department closing McHenry County COVID-19 call center due to ‘steady decline’ in calls

The McHenry County Department of Health said they are shutting down their COVID-19 call center due to a decline in the demand for assistance. The call center was launched in February 2021 and helped McHenry County residents in scheduling COVID-19 vaccination and testing appointments for those with accessibility barriers. The call center, which will no […]

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Health department investigating possible foodborne illness outbreak linked to school in Woodstock

The health department said they are investigating a possible foodborne illness outbreak associated with a school in Woodstock. The McHenry County Department of Health (MCDH) said they are investigating illnesses that occurred on or after February 7 and have an association with Crystal Lake Montessori School, 3013 South Country Club Road in Woodstock. They are […]

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McHenry County health officials encourage residents to get tested for COVID-19 if gathering for holidays

Health officials in McHenry County are encouraging residents to get tested for COVID-19 if they plan on gathering for the holidays and to receive a booster shot for fully-vaccinated individuals. The McHenry County Department of Health is urging everyone, regardless of vaccination status, to get tested for COVID-19 before gathering with others this holiday season. […]