From the City of Highwood
These are difficult times as we face off against the COVID-19 pandemic. The City is monitoring the situation with other communities, the State, and Lake County. I am personally hopeful that this will resolve itself soon, as our community and others pull together to act responsibly and each do our part.
Coronavirus/COVID-19: Public Awareness
The most important thing you can do to protect yourself and your children is to follow the standard preventive practices. There are a number of steps that students, staff and community members can take to minimize the spread of all respiratory illnesses, including COVID-19, According to the Illinois Department of Public Health:
It is important to note that exposure to COVID-19 can occur from any person-to-person contact and is not limited to a particular race or ethnicity. More information about COVID-19 is available from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention at CDC COVID-19. You can monitor the virus worldwide, and here in Illinois, at this site: Worldwide Monitoring Map By Johns Hopkins University.