Mayor Lori Lightfoot 'Disappointed' In CPS Struggles With COVID Testing, Contact Tracing"This is not a mystery anymore. We know how to do contact tracing, we know how to do case investigations, and we’ve got to make sure that CPS is using the tools at its disposal to do just that,” Lightfoot said.
CPS Parents, Students Rally Over Complaints About School Bus Service, COVID-19 Contact Tracing, And Other 'System Failures'A group of Chicago Public Schools parents and students rallied in Logan Square Monday, saying they are fed up with what they call “multiple” system failures at CPS.
No Plans To End COVID Contact Tracing Program On Which State Of Illinois Has Been Spending MillionsContact tracing was touted as one of the most important tools to stop the spread of the pandemic. The State of Illinois spent, and continues to spend, millions on it. But we wanted to know - how long will that continue?
Contact Tracing Has Involved Tens Of Thousands Of Phone Calls In Suburban CountiesTiming is crucial when it comes to positive COVID-19 cases and effective contract tracing – and we’re learning that means tens of thousands of phone calls at the county level.
COVID-19 Cases At White House, Lane Tech In Chicago Underscore Need For Contact TracingThe wide number of people the president came in contact with this week expands the number of people who need to be contact traced to help stop the spread of COVID-19 following his positive test.
Concerns Mount Over Whether Contact Tracing Will Be A Match For COVID-19For months, we’ve heard contact tracing will bring the coronavirus pandemic under control. But will that work?
Uptown Restaurant To Require Customers To Fill Out Forms For Potential COVID-19 Contact TracingYou’ll have to fill out some paperwork before you sit down to eat at an acclaimed Chicago restaurant.
Kenosha County Health Department Hiring Contact Tracers, Disease InvestigatorsIf you have a medical background, the Kenosha County Health Department is looking for contact tracers and disease investigators.
How Could Contact Tracing Work For Those Who May Have Been Exposed To COVID-19 At Protests?Mayor Lori Lightfoot and public health officials have expressed concerns that COVID-19 could spread at large protests.
Governor Warns Against Contact Tracing ScamsScammers are now posing as tracers to access your social security and credit card information.
As Contact Tracing Efforts Ramp Up, So Do Training Courses For Those Seeking Jobs In The IndustryCBS 2 Morning Insider Tim McNicholas is working to see what it's all about, so he took Johns Hopkins University's online training course.
Lighfoot Announces $56 Million RFP For Expansion Of COVID-19 Contact Tracing"One of the most important weapons we have is contact tracing which is our ability to follow the path of this disease to learn where it is coming from and who is getting it and how it is spreading in our communities."
South Side Residents Push For Contact Tracing In Their Neighborhoods, Which Have Been Hit Hard By COVID-19Experts say in the months ahead, there could be hundreds of thousands of contact tracers needed nationwide, and the State of Illinois said they may hire a few thousand.
Online Contact Tracing Courses Taking OffContact tracing is more than just a hot topic right now – some are hoping it could be their next job.