CHICAGO (CBS) — Illinois is creating more than 1,000 new jobs, thanks to $16 million in federal funding.

“This includes training unemployed and underemployed workers for existing and new roles, some of them created as a result of COVID-19,” said Governor JB Pritzker.

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People will be hired and trained as contact tracers and temperature screeners Others will be in charge of things like sanitizing buildings.

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Jobs will be listed on a new government website Get Hired.

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