This illustration, created by Alissa Eckert, MS; Dan Higgins, MAM at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), reveals ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses. Note the spikes that adorn the outer surface of the virus, which impart the look of a corona surrounding the virion, when viewed electron microscopically. A novel coronavirus, named Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China in 2019. The illness caused by this virus has been named coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Lake County and Kane County Experiencing Substantial COVID-19 Community Transmission

Health Departments Recommend Additional Precautions Including Masking Indoors One day after announcing mandatory mask use in all Lake County buildings effective August 2, 2021, Lake County officials announced that Lake County is experiencing ”substantial” community […]