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Increase in COVID Cases at Illinois Veterans Home in Quincy

THE ILLINOIS VETERANS’ HOME AT QUINCY IS REPORTING AN INCREASE IN COVID-19 CASES AMONG RESIDENTS AND STAFF. 

 

AT LEAST 20 RESIDENTS AND 10 EMPLOYEES HAVE TESTED POSITIVE SAYS STATE DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS’ AFFAIRS DIRECTOR TERRY PRINCE.

 

 

MOST OF THE CASES ARE MILD.

 

 

ALL POSITIVE RESIDENTS HAVE RECEIVED AT LEAST TWO DOSES OF THE VACCINE AND THE MAJORITY HAVE ALSO HAD THEIR BOOSTER SHOTS. 

 

PRINCE SAYS THE QUINCY HOME HAS BEEN WORKING WITH THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH TO ENACT PROTOCOLS SUCH AS DAILY HEALTH SCREENINGS AND LIMITING ACTIVITIES IN AFFECTED AREAS.

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