Tag: contact tracing

State health officials release COVID-19 contact tracing data

On Friday, state health officials released data related to the state‚Äôs COVID-19 contact tracing operation.  This statewide data represents all data submitted to the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) by the 97 certified local health departments statewide that are responsible for leading contact tracing in their counties and cities.  As of[Read More…]

COVID contact tracing Wayne Duffus 2020-05-01

State prepares to ramp up contact tracing program to fight COVID-19

State epidemiologist Dr. Wayne Duffus described the plan for recruiting and deploying more contact tracers in an effort to further contain the virus that causes COVID-19. (Provided/Screenshot from video) You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access. Already[Read More…]

Fall events

Saturday, Sept. 24

  • Homewood Fall Fest and Chili Cook-off, noon to 9 p.m. Chili tasting is open to the public for a donation from 3 to 5 p.m. Three live music performances, plus horse-drawn wagon rides, a pumpkin patch, crafts and other activities.

Saturday, Oct. 15

  • Dia de los Muertos in downtown Homewood. Details to follow.

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