Covid Testing Center for Covid Control is being Investigated
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Covid Testing Center for Covid Control is being Investigated

ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill. — Illinois’ Attorney General is warning residents across the state to be cautious when it comes to pop-up COVID-19 testing sites. The warning comes as one of the largest testing companies in the country draws an avalanche of complaints. Chicago’s Better Business Bureau says a Rolling Meadows pop-up testing site, part of…

How long it takes for Omicron symptoms to show up
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How long it takes for Omicron symptoms to show up

It doesn’t seem to take long for symptoms of COVID’s latest variant, Omicron, to start showing up. While it’s taken around four or five days for coughs, headaches, and fevers to manifest when infected with previous COVID strains, it looks as if the incubation timetable for Omicron is even more abbreviated. Data is still limited on COVID’s…

Vaccinated and confused about whether to get tested?
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Vaccinated and confused about whether to get tested?

A year into the largest vaccine rollout in history, the current phase of the Covid-19 pandemic may seem eerily familiar: rising cases, a new variant of the virus, and the looming specter of a winter surge. the rise of variants like omicron stands to erode that shield further. This leaves even vaccinated people at risk of…

Streaking Chicago Bulls Now Dealing With COVID-19 Outbreak
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Streaking Chicago Bulls Now Dealing With COVID-19 Outbreak

The Chicago Bulls have found a way to roll with the punches early this season while compiling one of the Eastern Conference’s records. Now, it appears an outbreak of players landing on the COVID-19 protocol list will be the next hurdle the Bulls must clear. The Bulls announced Wednesday that they have placed reserve guard…

The first case of Omicron Variant Discovered in Illinois
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The first case of Omicron Variant Discovered in Illinois

The first case of Omicron Variant Discovered in Illinois CHICAGO (WREX) — The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) and the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) announced Illinois’ first known COVID-19 case caused by the Omicron COVID-19 variant (B.1.1.529), identified in a Chicago resident and known contact of a confirmed Omicron case from another…

Omicron, the newest coronavirus variant
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Omicron, the newest coronavirus variant

Omicron, the newest coronavirus variant (CNN)Omicron, the newest coronavirus variant, is also the quickest to be labeled a “variant of concern” by the World Health Organization because of its seemingly fast spread in South Africa and its many troubling mutations. Its emergence has already led to travel restrictions, high-level government meetings, and promises by vaccine…

Is COVID’s winter surge already here? Experts warn the pandemic isn’t over
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Is COVID’s winter surge already here? Experts warn the pandemic isn’t over

A new surge of Covid-19 cases is expected to start hitting the United States around Thanksgiving just as the holiday season begins, public health experts are warning. But with more and more Americans vaccinated, it’s not likely to linger as long or do as much damage because there’s a level of protection this season that…

Which Test Should You Use After Exposure to COVID?
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Which Test Should You Use After Exposure to COVID?

If you’ve been in close contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19, you’re going to need to get tested. Your vaccination status determines whether you need to get tested right away or need to wait a few days after exposure. But what test should you use? With the increased availability of rapid at-home COVID-19…

Free Rapid & RT-PCR COVID-19 Testing near Schaumburg and Surrounding Area
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Free Rapid & RT-PCR COVID-19 Testing near Schaumburg and Surrounding Area

Rapid COVID-19 tests in Schaumburg, IL About one-third of those who get infected with COVID-19 show no symptoms, but they can still infect others. To check whether you are infected or not, take a quick rapid test twice a week(every 3 to 4 days). When people test positive and quarantine themselves, the virus is less likely…

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Lollapalooza Returning to Chicago This Summer, Organizers Announce

Lollapalooza is returning to Chicago this summer, organizers of the four-day music festival announced Tuesday. Chicago’s largest music festival will be held at Grant Park at full capacity from July 29 to August 1, organizers said. The lineup will be released at 10 a.m. CT Wednesday, with tickets going on sale at 12 p.m. CT…