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Public Health Officials Announce 8,322 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease1068934SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 8,322 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 47 additional deaths. 11/23/2020 5:55:47 PM11/23/2020 5:55:47 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js
Free COVID-19 Testing Available at State Mobile Testing Sites in Northern Illinois1068943SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has several mobile testing teams that are dispatched to various locations around the state each week to provide COVID-19 testing. Anyone can be tested, regardless of symptoms or immigration status. There is no cost to the individual for testing, but they should bring their insurance card if they have one. However, insurance is not required. Specimens will be collected using a simple nasal swab. Drive-through and walk-up testing are both available at most locations. 11/23/2020 6:06:32 PM11/23/2020 6:06:32 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js
Free COVID-19 Testing Available at State Mobile Testing Sites in Central Illinois1068944SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has several mobile testing teams that are dispatched to various locations around the state each week to provide COVID-19 testing. Anyone can be tested, regardless of symptoms or immigration status. There is no cost to the individual for testing, but they should bring their insurance card if they have one. However, insurance is not required. Specimens will be collected using a simple nasal swab. Drive-through and walk-up testing are both available at most locations.11/23/2020 6:16:33 PM11/23/2020 6:16:33 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js
Free COVID-19 Testing Available at State Mobile Testing Sites in Southern Illinois1068950SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has several mobile testing teams that are dispatched to various locations around the state each week to provide COVID-19 testing. Anyone can be tested, regardless of symptoms or immigration status. There is no cost to the individual for testing, but they should bring their insurance card if they have one. However, insurance is not required. Specimens will be collected using a simple nasal swab. Drive-through and walk-up testing are both available at most locations. 11/23/2020 6:28:43 PM11/23/2020 6:28:43 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js
Public Health Officials Announce 13,012 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease585921SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 13,012 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 126 additional deaths. 11/20/2020 6:00:09 PM011/20/2020 6:00:09 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js
DCEO REMINDS LOCAL GOVERNMENTS TO SUBMIT ELIGIBLE COSTS FOR THE LOCAL CURE PROGRAM585934SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) is issuing a reminder today to all local governments eligible for the Local CURE program to seek allotted funds before federal COVID-19 emergency relief funds expire. 11/20/2020 6:33:24 PM011/20/2020 6:33:24 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js
State of Illinois, Innovafeed and ADM Announce New Livestock Feed Production Facility and Headquarters Coming to Decatur306446DECATUR - The State of Illinois today joined ADM and Innovafeed – leaders in production of animal nutrition and feed – in announcing major new plans to bring the world’s largest insect protein production to Decatur, Illinois. 11/18/2020 10:58:05 PM011/18/2020 10:58:05 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js
Public Health Officials Announce 14,612 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease306581SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 14,612 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 168 additional deaths. 11/19/2020 6:16:13 PM011/19/2020 6:16:13 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js
Governor Pritzker Announces $22.8 million in Grants for 43 Illinois Public Museum Projects207629SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Gov. JB Pritzker today announced 43 Illinois museums that attract more than 16 million visitors annually will receive $22.8 million in state capital investments to improve their facilities and develop new exhibits. The investments are through the Illinois Public Museum Capital Grants Program, funded through Gov. Pritzker’s Rebuild Illinois multi-year state capital program.11/18/2020 4:43:55 PM011/18/2020 4:43:55 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js
Public Health Officials Announce 8,922 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease207705SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 8,922 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 140 additional deaths. 11/18/2020 5:45:35 PM011/18/2020 5:45:35 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js