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Covid-19: Friday, June 26

Today's statistics for Covid-19/Evanston residents

Confirmed cases: 779 (two new cases since yesterday). Deaths: 68 (no additional deaths since yesterday), according to the City’s website.


Community testing will be offered next Monday, June 29 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the James Park Field House parking lot, located on Mulford Street west of Dodge Avenue and the Levy Senior Center, while supplies last.

Testing will be offered in a drive-through format; however, walk-ins will also be accepted. Testing is free, and no appointment is needed to participate.

A doctor will be on site to answer questions, and Spanish-speaking team members will be available to assist, as needed.

Participants in need will be provided with a face covering upon arrival, and should maintain a physical distance of at least six feet from non-family members at the event.

Test results are expected to be available within four days of testing. AMITA Health St. Francis Hospital will follow up with all who are tested to provide results, whether positive or negative, and additional education and instructions, as needed.

In addition to these community testing events, residents can access free testing at State community-based testing sites. Testing may also be provided through a resident's primary healthcare provider.

Covid-19 Q&A with Mayor Hagerty and City staff Mayor Hagerty and City staff will discuss Phase 4 public health guidelines and the City's safe reopening and recovery plans as part of a live "Coronavirus Q&A" on Tuesday, June 30 at noon.

The live question and answer session will be broadcast on City Channel 16 and streamed on the City's Facebook page and YouTube channel, and will feature representatives from the City's Health and Human Services Department, Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department, Evanston Public Library, Economic Development Division, Public Works Agency, and Administrative Services Department. Residents can to submit questions in advance or live during the broadcast using the City's online question form. Questions may also be submitted by calling or texting 847-448-4311. Click here for more Evanston Covid-19 information.

Covid-19 statistics for Illinois

Illinois added 39 new deaths from Covid-19 and 857 new confirmed cases today, the day the state moved into phase four of its reopening plan. Additionally, for the second consecutive day, the state topped 30,000 new test results with 30,425.


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