What is COVID-19?
An outbreak of respiratory disease caused by a novel (new) coronavirus was first detected in China and has now been detected in other countries, including the U.S. The disease has been named COVID-19. Symptoms of COVID-19 are fever, cough, and shortness of breath.
The situation with COVID-19 continues to rapidly evolve. The CDC offers updated information about the spread of the virus in the U.S., including a current risk assessment (see graphic below), and tips on how we can slow the spread rate. You can view these tips by clicking here.
Can I get tested for COVID-19?
Testing requires authorization. Use our COVID-19 Symptom Checker or call 773-768-2535 if you think you’ve been exposed to COVID-19 or are experiencing symptoms. Starting with our symptom checker will quickly guide you on what to do next.
For more information, please visit the Center for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) Coronavirus online resource website.