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Homewood paramedics exposed to COVID, under self-quarantine

The Village of Homewood was notified today that three of its paramedics have been exposed to the COVID-19 virus while responding to a call in Homewood. None has reported having symptoms of the virus.

Homewood Fire Chief Bob Grabowski notified the Region 7 Project Medical Director at Ingalls for South Cook County EMS. Per the medical director, the exposed employees have been sent home and placed under home self-quarantine. 

They will be tested if they experience symptoms and will remain at home for the prescribed duration.

These events present an opportunity to remind residents . . .

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