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GOVERNOR J-B PRITZKER SAYS THE STATE IS WORKING TO PREVENT SPREAD OF THE CORONAVIRUS IN ILLINOIS NURSING HOMES.

 

FACILITIES HAVE ALREADY LIMITED OR BANNED VISITORS AND BOOSTED SANITIZATION EFFORTS. PUBLIC HEALTH OFFICIALS HAVE BEEN DEPLOYED TO NURSING HOMES WITH OUTBREAKS OF THE VIRUS. NOW, GOVERNOR J-B PRITZKER SAYS THE STATE IS RAMPING UP TESTING.

 

 

THE GOVERNOR SAYS AS MORE TESTING BECOMES AVAILABLE, THEY ARE LOOKING TO TEST ALL NURSING HOME AND LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY STAFF AND RESIDENTS, EVEN WHERE THERE HAVEN’T BEEN ANY CASES YET.

 

 

INFECTION DATA FOR ILLINOIS LONG TERM CARE FACILITIES IS AVAILABLE ONLINE AT: DPH DOT ILLINOIS DOT GOV SLASH COVID19.

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