COVID-19 Employee Resources

Boone County Government has continued to operate as an Essential Governmental Function as defined under Executive Order 2020-10 and extended by Executive Orders 2020-18 and 2020-32. The County is focused on protecting the health and safety of our employees and the community while continuing to deliver essential services to the greatest extent possible for the people and organizations we serve. To all County employees, we appreciate your patience and understanding as we all work together to deal with this unprecedented situation.

The County is committed to providing employees with authoritative information about the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic. This page will be updated with up-to-date resources and guidance.

Remember, if you are experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19, or any other illness, for the well-being of your coworkers and the public you must NOT come to work.

(Last Updated July 1, 2020 at 1:00 pm)

Emergency Orders and Closings

Workplace Specific Guidance

Human Resources Information

Wellness, Stress, and Coping

  • You or your loved ones may feel worried, afraid, or lonely. The County's Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is entirely confidential and available 24/7 for employees their family members. Call 1-800-854-1446 or go to to utilize the EAP

BCHD COVID-19 Information Line

  • Employees are urged to utilize the Boone County Health Department's COVID-19 Information Line for general questions. Call or email the information line at 815-547-8561 or

Other Resources

This continues to be a rapidly evolving situation. We will do our best to keep employees informed as to ongoing developments. This webpage is meant to be used for general informational purposes only and cannot address any and all circumstances; nor does it bind the County as circumstances change.