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We have 24 active cases.  (22 are home and 2 are hospitalized).  3 new cases were confirmed today. 

 

We have tested 6,328 people (6,261 were negative and 67 were positive).  We have currently tested about 8.4% of our population in Vermilion County.  For comparison, Illinois has tested about 12.9% and the US has tested about 10.8%

 

County Level COVID-19 Metrics - http://www.dph.illinois.gov/countymetrics

 

 

Our new cases appear to also be travel related.  It is imperative to spread the word of the risks of traveling. 

 

Testing Locations:

 

OSF – only testing symptomatic individuals and pre-op patients through a doctors order

Carle – Testing employees, First Responders, and Carle Patients – you do not have to be asymptomatic

Aunt Martha’s – testing anyone – walk-in, no out of pocket costs, every day during regular hours.  (I have attached Aunt Martha’s New Flier for testing)

 

Mobile Units – We are looking at getting COVID-19 mobile testing units here in Vermilion County at 4 locations.  We will have more information about that when they are scheduled and locations are secured.  It looks like the middle of July is our target dates.  More information to come. 

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