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Changeover from COVID-19 individual contact tracing calls to automated case notification begins June 1

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced it is shifting its COVID-19 contact tracing efforts and individual case investigation telephone calls to focus on a more strategic approach of automated case notifications. 

Starting June 1, 2022, IDPH no longer will make individual case investigation calls to persons positive with COVID-19. Instead those individuals will receive an automated message.  IDPH notifications to COVID-19 cases previously had included a call-back option from contact tracers and individual case investigations of persons 65 years of age and older.

The new notification will be . . .

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Saturday, June 25

  • Homewood Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Martin Square.
  • Amtrak station rehabilitation ribbon cutting, 8:30 a.m. at the station.

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