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Member of Preckwinkle’s security detail tests positive for COVID-19

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle released a statement Wednesday morning announcing that she would be self-isolating after a member of her staff tested positive for COVID-19.

"I have been informed that a member of my Executive Protection Detail tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19). This member of my detail was last in the Cook County Building and in a vehicle operated by the detail on March 27.

"My thoughts and prayers are with my colleague and their entire family during this challenging time. 

"While I have no signs or symptoms of COVID-19 . . .

Winter events



  • Nanny Nikki holiday music program at Flossmoor Public Library, 1000 Sterling Ave., at 11 a.m.
  • Miracle on Martin in downtown Homewood, 3 to 6 p.m.



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