On Friday, state health officials released data related to the state’s 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…]
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Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and the Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH) announced Thursday that CCDPH will be receiving almost $41 million in grant funding from the Illinois Department of Public Health to rapidly scale-up its COVID-19 contact tracing program in suburban Cook County over the next[Read More…]
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’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue reading Free 3-day trial Already a subscriber? Log in here.