COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus Disease) Important Animal Information

General Information on COVID-19

The COVID-19 (novel coronavirus disease) pandemic is continually evolving in Illinois.  The best sources for general COVID-19 information are the Illinois Department of Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Guidance for Pet Owners

  • American Veterinary Medical Association -  Provides information about positive cases in pets as well as current research.  Includes information on how to care for your pet if you have symptoms of COVID-19

Assistance for Pet Owners

Guidance & Information for Veterinarians   

Guidance for Animal Shelters/Caretakers 

Guidance for Livestock Industry

Guidance for Other Sectors

 This webpage will be updated as more information becomes available. Updated 12/20/2021