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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

DuPage Care Center

Masks and Face shield are required when visiting at the DuPage Care Center. Each person entering the building will need to complete screening and will be given proper personal protective equipment (PPE). Masks and face shields are required to be worn at all time, especially when visiting with residents. Additional PPE may be required depending on the location of the visit.

Call the COVID Hotline at 630-784-4148 for facility updates


By entering the building, you are potentially placing not only yourself but the residents and staff at risk for getting Covid-19. 

All visitors are strongly encouraged to get tested before they even consider coming into the building.  

  • Remember to wear your mask, face shield and gowns (if needed) at all times.
  • Each visitor must complete screening when they enter the building each time.  
  • Social distance from others not in your group. 
  • 2 Visitors Maximum in each resident room at a time
  • If the area you are visiting becomes too crowded, your visit may need to be moved or reschedule
  • Remember to sign out when you leave the building. 
  • Please do your part to keep everyone safe! You will be asked to leave if you are not able to follow these guidelines.
  • We are recommending that visitors be over the age of 18
  • Visits with pets are not allowed at this time

    Maintaining core principles of infection control will be of utmost importance!
    Hand washing
    Proper PPE usage
    Distancing from others outside your group.

    Although we cannot require that all individuals are vaccinated, it is highly encouraged to ensure the safety of the residents and impacts how visitation is conducted.  

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From Past to Present, Celebrating over 130 Years of Dedicated Service to DuPage County Residents!

Home Page ResidentsThe DuPage Care Center (formerly known as Convalescent Center) was originally built in 1888, when it started as a County Alms House for the indigent. Residents of the home farmed the 217 acre parcel and had a herd of dairy cattle. They supported themselves and provided additional food to the county jail inmates. It wasn't until the 1930's that it became a nursing facility that provided much needed health care to the community. It has developed into one of the most modern, best equipped, professionally staffed, treatment and rehabilitation centers for the chronically ill in the State of Illinois. Read More about the Care Center History

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