If you are a healthy college student or worker laid-off during the coronavirus pandemic, Gov. J.B. Pritzker encourages you to volunteer in your community.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker in his daily COVID-19 press briefing on Sunday indicated healthy individuals can volunteer in numerous capacities during this crisis. Those interested can visit serve.illinois.gov for a list of organizations in your area needing help.
Gov. Pritzker also asked for healthy Illinoisians to consider donating blood. With blood drives being canceled across the country, the Red Cross is seeking blood donors during the pandemic.
The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 296 new cases of coronavirus disease in Illinois, including an infant. IDPH also announced three deaths. The deaths included a Cook County man in his 80s, a Chicago man in his 80s, and a McLean County woman in her 70s. Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,049 cases in 30 counties in Illinois. The age of cases ranges from younger than one to 99 years.