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Ingalls temporarily closes Flossmoor urgent aid service in response to COVID-19 surge

UChicago Medicine at Ingalls – Flossmoor 19550 Governors Highway, will temporarily close its Urgent Aid location on Wednesday, Dec. 29, at 7 a.m.

The closure is due to unprecedented demand across the health care provider's network because of the recent spike in COVID-19 cases.

The health care system is consolidating services to conserve limited resources, according to Randy Neiswonger, president of UChicago Medicine Ingalls Memorial Hospital and Kristine Shields, director of Urgent Aid Services.

The closure will be re . . .

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