Covid/Novel Coronavirus Information

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Covid Testing Sites


  • East Chicago Health Department

100 W. Chicago Ave, East Chicago IN, 46312

Days & Times: 

Tuesday - Friday: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Saturday: 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

No ID or License required

Results may generate in 5-7 business days

*Pre-registration or "appointments" made online are NOT given priority. Please remain in line.*


  • HealthLinc

1313 Chicago Ave, East Chicago IN, 46312

Days: Tuesdays and Thursdays

By appointment

Contact: 219-398-9685


About This Page:

This page will give the citizens of East Chicago data, resources, and information surrounding the Covid/Novel Coronavirus pandemic. Below you may find East Chicago case numbers, demographics, outside resources, and the services we provide. Our FAQ section has many different tips and resources to help navigate new CDC and ISDH regulations for your safety. *Please allow a small margin of error as our nurse reviews information manually. 

11.30.2020 Lake County Health Department Executive Order

East Chicago Executive Order: Face Masks Required

East Chicago Executive Order: Face Masks Expanded

Lake County Executive Order: Face Masks Required

Indiana State Executive Order: Face Masks Required

11.13.2020 Click for Governor's Executive Orders

Indiana Food Bank Locations and How to Donate.

Rental/Mortgage Assistance Program

FDA Recall List

State Data Map

Live Date Map

Resources

Click here to visit the CDC page for latest updates.

Click here to visit the Indiana State Department of Health for state updates.

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Covid Cases*

Date Positive Cases
April  117
May  325
June 498
July 739
August 917
September 1,054
October  1,366
November 2,057
December  2,701
January 2,952
February 1 2,956
February 2 2,959
February 3 2,961
February 4 2,964
February 5 2,968
February 6 2,976
February 7 2,979
February 8 2,980
February 9 2,983
February 10 2,984
February 11 2,993
February 12 2,995
February 13 2,997
February 14 2,999
February 15 3,002
February 16 3,006
February 17 3,010
February 18 3,010
February 19 3,012
February 20 3,013
February 21 3,019
February 22 3,023

Covid cases by Week*

Week Cases per week
February 1-7 27
February 8-14 20
February 15-21 20
February 22-28 4

Covid Related Deaths*

Deaths Number
April 4
May 4
June 7
July 1
August 3
September 6
October 3
November  7
December 10
Total 47
Gender Male- 26, Female-21
Age 90’s-6, 80’s-11, 70's-16, 60's-11, 50's-3
Ethnicity African American-17, Latino-21, White-9

Covid Demographics: Age*

Age Number
100 1
90 17
80 67
70 170
60 338
50 425
40 487
30 478
20 559
13-19 276
5-12 148
1-4 43
0-11 Months 14

Covid Demographics: Ethnicity*

Ethnicity Number
African American 502
Latino 1,408
White 137
Unknown 979

Covid Demographics: Gender*

Gender Number
Male 1,342
Female 1,680
Unknown 2