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Current Information on COVID-19

 State of Illinois -- Vaccination Location -- Find a COVID-19 vaccination registration site close to home and become familiar with priority categories.

US Govt -- Free COVID tests delivered to your home.

Recent Research

COVID-19 Primer -- This site provides updates on the research on a daily basis. 

COVID-19 United States Cases by County  -- This Johns Hopkins University map provides up to date information about cases of COVID-19 by county. 

Definition of Coronavirus

Coronaviruses (CoV) are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV)A novel coronavirus (nCoV) is a new strain that has not been previously identified in humans.  

Coronaviruses are zoonotic, meaning they are transmitted between animals and people. 

From World Health Organization --


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