Category Archives: Morrison News

New COVID-19 Cases Being Found in the Sauk Valley

New COVID-19 Cases Being Found in the Sauk Valley

The Whiteside County Health Department says they have identified 6 more cases of COVID-19.  The persons whose tests came back positive are three in their 30’s, 1 in their 50’s and 2 in their 60’s.  This brings the number of cases in Whiteside County to 82. The Ogle County Health Department reported three more cases…Read more »

Whiteside County Sheriff Identifies Victim of Train vs Car Accident

Whiteside County Sheriff Identifies Victim of Train vs Car Accident

Whiteside County Sheriff John Booker announced the identity of the victim of the train vs car accident that happened on Saturday. The department says the deceased is 65 year old Robert J. Merrill of Erie.   Deputies report Merrill was northbound on Smit Road near Moline Road railroad crossing when an eastbound train struck the vehicle. …Read more »

Whiteside County Records Another Death Due to Covid-19

Whiteside County Records Another Death Due to Covid-19

The Whiteside County Health Department for the second day in a row has had the sad news of reporting a death due to the Corona Virus. The department said the patient was a person in their 50’s.  They also reported 3 new confirmed cases with the patients being in their 20’s, 50’s and 90’s. The…Read more »

McCombie Warns of New Health Crisis if Hospitals Are Not Fully Reopened, May 1st Certain Parts Will Be

McCombie Warns of New Health Crisis if Hospitals Are Not Fully Reopened, May 1st Certain Parts Will Be

State Representative Tony McCombie of Savanna said while many members of the medical profession are on the front lines battling COVID-19, others are finding their jobs have been put on the sidelines. During a on-line press conference Wednesday, members of the Illinois House Republicans offered ways they feel Illinois could re-open.  McCombie spoke of the…Read more »

COVID-19 Patient in Their 90’s Passes Away in Whiteside County

COVID-19 Patient in Their 90’s Passes Away in Whiteside County

The Whiteside County Health Department reported on Thursday the death of a 90 year old COVID-19 patient.  The department also announced another laboratory confirmed case of a person in their 50’s.  The department did have some good news as 2 patients were declared recovered.  The total number of cases in Whiteside County is 53. The…Read more »

Whiteside and Ogle Counties See Big Jump in Cases Over the Weekend

Whiteside and Ogle Counties See Big Jump in Cases Over the Weekend

Whiteside County has identified five additional laboratory confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 on Saturday. This is the highest number of new cases reported in a single day for Whiteside County. The cases are in their 40s, 2 in their 50s and 2 in their 60s. The health department announced two cases identified on Sunday.  They…Read more »

Third Death From COVID-19 Reported in Whiteside County

Third Death From COVID-19 Reported in Whiteside County

Whiteside County is saddened to report a third death related to COVID-19. The individual was in their 70s. Additional information about the case will not be released at this time. With the third death in the county, the Whiteside County Health Department (WCHD) reminds residents that actual cases of COVID-19 in Whiteside County are likely…Read more »

Second Death From COVID-19 Reported in Whiteside County

Second Death From COVID-19 Reported in Whiteside County

Whiteside County is saddened to report a second death related to COVID-19. The individual was in their 90s and additional information about the case will not be released at this time. Additionally, the Whiteside County Health Department has been made aware of two additional laboratory confirmed positive cases of COVID-19. The cases are in their…Read more »