Forty Two New COVID 19 Cases Confirmed in Jefferson County

.Dozens more have tested positive for the coronavirus in Jefferson County Illinois Including some residents at a long term care facility.  Health officials have confirmed that, out of the new cases, 38 are residents at one long term care facility. The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has set up guidelines for long-term care facilities if a resident tests positive for the coronavirus. The new guidelines that were put in place include testing all residents, screening all staff members and cutting down on staff rotation among other guidelines.

Photo Gallery