Covid-19: Tuesday, June 8

Updated: Jun 9

Today's listed statistics for Covid-19 cases of Evanston residents:

There were no new known Covid-19 cases and no new death reported in Evanston today.

Confirmed cases: 741 Deaths: 57, according to the City’s website.

Click here for more Evanston Covid-19 information.

Today, Illinois health officials said Coronavirus deaths in Illinois have surpassed 6,000. They announced 95 new fatalities, for a statewide death toll of 6,018. There are 797 new known cases today, which pushes the statewide total to 129,212.

Read more Illinois statistics here.


Yesterday, officials announced that the State has opened its COVID-19 community-based testing sites to all people, regardless of symptoms.


No appointment, doctor referral, or insurance is needed at state-operated drive-thru sites, and testing is available at no cost to individuals. The closest community-based testing sites to Evanston include:


Harwood Heights

6959 W. Forest Preserve Rd., Chicago

7 a.m. to 3 p.m.


Rolling Meadows High School

2901 Central Rd., Rolling Meadows

8 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Waukegan

102 W. Water Street, Waukegan

8 a.m. to 4 p.m.


All locations are open daily while supplies last.


The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) recommends that those who have participated in a recent mass gathering, such as a march or rally, get tested 5 to 7 days after the event, or immediately if symptoms develop.


Evanston-area healthcare providers, including Erie Family Health Centers, AMITA Health, and NorthShore University HealthSystem, also provide COVID-19 testing. Residents should contact their healthcare provider for testing guidelines and requirements, and to schedule an appointment.


The City is working with local healthcare partners to establish additional COVID-19 testing sites in Evanston.



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