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Illinois to shut down all community-based COVID-19 testing sites due to sharp drop in demand

After over 1.5 million COVID-19 tests at ten community-based testing sites in Illinois, officials are shutting them down as demand sharply drops. The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) announced on Friday that operations at all ten community-based COVID-19 testing sites will end on March 31. The drive-thru sites were established in April 2020. Testing […]

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Illinois attorney general says Centers for Testing Control to be shut down for ‘foreseeable future’

The Illinois attorney general announced the Center for COVID Control, which operated testing sites in Lake and McHenry counties, will remain closed as an investigation is underway into the company. On Wednesday, Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison announced he had filed a lawsuit against Illinois-based Center for COVID Control and their associated lab, Doctors Clinical […]

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Vaccination clinic for Waukegan and North Chicago seniors opens; mobile testing unit coming to Lake County

A temporary COVID-19 vaccination clinic for senior citizens who live in North Chicago and Waukegan opened Monday morning and the state’s mobile testing unit is coming back to Lake County this week. A ribbon-cutting ceremony took place Monday morning at the Greenbelt Cultural Center, located at 1215 Green Bay Road in North Chicago. The center […]