As our community continues to respond to the threat of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), we are working to ensure you have the best available information to protect and care for yourself and your loved ones as we learn more.
Please know that my team and I will be there through this difficult time to support you. Please do not hesitate to contact us, we are here to help.
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) considers the coronavirus to be a serious public health threat. It is important that you are aware of the disease and the efforts necessary to prevent its spread.
Experts have been working hard to understand this new strain of coronavirus. Because new information is coming out every day, please visit the sites below to stay up to date.
The Centers for Disease Control provides updates on the virus and safety information for the public and healthcare professionals.
The Illinois Department of Health provides updates on the disease's spread within the state, as well as frequently asked questions available here.
- The Illinois Department of Health has also created a hotline to answer questions about COVID-19 symptoms, testing, and more:
- Phone: 1-800-889-3931
- Email: DPH.SICK@ILLINOIS.GOV
The State Department provides a list of travel advisories for those who are planning to fly outside of the United States.
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