Phase 4: What Do You Need To Know?


Illinois Newsroom

As of the morning of June 24, 2020, the Illinois Department of Public Health says there are 137,825 confirmed cases of COVID-19, including 6,707 lives lost. However, the data for COVID-19 confirmed cases and deaths are continually trending downwards in Illinois, unlike in many other states. 

The 21st spoke with two county public health officials about how COVID-19 is affecting their communities. 


Monica Hendrickson, Public Health Administrator at Peoria City/County Health Department

Gail O’Neill, Public Health Director at Sangamon County

Prepared for web by Zainab Qureshi

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