Coronavirus Information

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IDHS Guidance and Directives Regarding COVID-19

  • IDHS Guidance 1.0: Proper Use of a Face Covering in Low Risk Environment Workplaces During a Known or Anticipated COVID-19 Outbreak.
  • IDHS Guidance 2.0: Social Distancing of Employees and Customers During a Known or Anticipated COVID-19 Outbreak.
  • IDHS Guidance 3.0: Guidelines for Hand Washing and Hand Sanitizing at the Workplace.

IDHS Helpful Links and Resources During COVID-19

IDHS COVID-19 Data & Frequently Asked Questions

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IDHS Weekly Bulletins

Public Service Announcements

Press Releases

Paycheck Protection Program - Additional Information

Messages to IDHS Staff

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Messages to All IDHS Providers

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Illinois Waiver Requests

In response to the COVID-19 public health emergency, the Illinois Department of Human Services has submitted a series of waivers to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) in order to increase availability and flexibility within our SNAP programs.

For a list of Illinois Waiver Requests, and status, click this link: Illinois Waiver Requests

In response to the COVID-19 public health emergency, the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services has submitted a waiver to the Center for Medicaid & CHIP Services (CMCS) in order to increase availability and flexibility within certain Medicaid regulations.

Services for Essential Workers

Messages to IDHS Customers

Messages from IDHS Divisions to Providers

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