"Sign In to Dine In"

An easy to implement contact tracing idea for saving our favorite small restaurants and potentially saving lives at the same

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"Masks In Every Mailbox"

Let's use the US Postal Service to help fight the Covid-19 Pandemic by delivering free face masks to every houshold in the US, territories, and possessions.

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COVID-19 Testing Sites

State of Illinois Community-Based Testing Sites. Open to all regardless of symptoms.

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Covid-19 Articles

Face mask use is a social contract. My mask protects you; your mask protects me.

Face-to-face conversations are one of the riskiest things you can do when there is an infectious respiratory disease running rampant in your community.

But face masks are not perfect and they need to be used in conjunction with other measures to lower risk of infection such as physical distancing and hand washing.

The Risks - Know Them - Avoid Them

  • Where are people getting sick?
  • How much Virus is released into the environment?
  • What is the role of asymptomatic people in spreading the virus?
  • Commonality of outbreaks

How Exactly Do You Catch Covid-19? There Is a Growing Consensus

The major culprit is close-up, person-to-person interactions for extended periods. Crowded events, poorly ventilated areas and places where people are talking loudly—or singing, in one famous case—maximize the risk.

From hair salons to gyms, experts rank 36 activities by coronavirus risk level

MLive spoke to the following four public health experts in Michigan, asking them to assess the risk various activities pose to spreading coronavirus.

How to Have a Safer Pandemic Memorial Day

You shouldn’t gather in groups this weekend, but we know you probably will. So here’s some guidance from the biology professor whose advice for lowering coronavirus risk has reached millions.

FDA warns public of 9 hand sanitizers that contain potentially fatal ingredient

“Methanol is not an acceptable ingredient for hand sanitizers and should not be used due to its toxic effects,” the FDA said in a news release.

Those who have been exposed to hand sanitizer containing methanol should seek immediate treatment, which is critical for the potential reversal of toxic effects of methanol poisoning. Substantial methanol exposure can result in nausea, vomiting, headache, blurred vision, permanent blindness, seizures, coma, permanent damage to the nervous system, or death.