All individuals with symptoms are encouraged to seek testing at this Community-Based Testing Site (CBTS). Symptoms include: fever, cough, shortness of breath, difficulty breathing, chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, new loss of taste or smell.In addition, the following individuals with or without COVID-like symptoms can be tested:
This is a free service that can be obtained without a doctor’s referral. While this is a free service, you will be asked to show 1) photo identification and 2) healthcare employee or first responder ID/badge, if applicable. No appointment or health insurance required.
Patients utilizing drive-thru testing sites must be seated at a functioning window. Once you get in line at the CBTS, you will not be permitted to exit your car. For the safety of the testing personnel, drive-thru sites will not be able to accommodate walk-up individuals.
On Tuesday, May 5th, Governor Pritzker released Restore Illinois, a five-phased plan that will reopen our state, guided by health metrics and with distinct business, education, and recreation activities characterizing each phase. The plan is based upon regional healthcare availability, and it recognizes the distinct impact COVID-19 has had on different regions of our state as well as regional variations in hospital capacity. For more information on Restore Illinois for Champaign County. See the section labeled "Central Region (EMS Regions 3 & 6)"
A coalition of local organizations and municipalities have launched a new online resource to help Champaign County businesses as they progress through the next stages of the state's Restore Illinois plan. The new website - champaigncountysafe.org – was developed to maintain the safety and well-being of our communities and to share information and resources with businesses in Champaign County. The site will serve as a hub for Champaign County businesses to access resources, including re-opening guidelines, sample signage, PPE suppliers, local cleaning companies, local printers and more. More information.
Effective May 1, 2020, Governor JB Pritzker extended the Stay at Home Order (Executive Order 2020-10; COVID-19 Executive Order No. 8) through the duration of the Gubernatorial Disaster Proclamations, with modifications of the original Stay at Home Order. More information about COVID-19 EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 30
An update from Julie Pryde on the Stevie Jay Morning Show.
Julie Pryde on the Stevie Jay Morning Show podcast again.
Julie Pryde on the Stevie Jay Morning Show podcast.