As you probably know, an outbreak of a new coronavirus (COVID-19) occurred in Wuhan, China and has since spread across many countries, including the United States. We understand that you may have questions or concerns about the virus. We are passing along frequently asked questions from the Centers for Disease Control. Additionally, our anchor institutions each have information and resources, which we have linked below.
Centers for Disease Control FAQ Sheets
For more information about COVID-19 check the CDC’s website.
WSU Healthcare Institution COVID-19 Resources
If you have questions about the novel coronavirus, please call the Illinois Department of Public Health COVID-19 Hotline: 800-889-3931 or email dph.sick@Illinois.gov
Cook County Health
Find information on COVID-19 here: https://cookcountyhealth.org/patients-visitors/coronavirus-information/
Lurie Children’s Hospital
Find up-to-date information and resources for families and providers here: https://www.luriechildrens.org/en/news-stories/novel-coronavirus-covid-19-resources/
Join Lurie Children’s Facebook Live with infectious disease experts and submit your questions: Thursday, March 12 at 1:30pm (or watch a recorded episode at your convenience).
Rush University Medical Center
For patients, general questions about Rush’s plans, prevention and more, please call the Rush Call Center at ext. 2-5555 or (888) 352-7874 open 24/7.
View COVID-19 information and resources here: https://www.rush.edu/patients-visitors/coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19-information-and-resources
Sinai Health System
You can find information, FAQs and resources about COVID-19 here: https://www.sinaicovid19.org/
Chicago Department of Public Health
You can find updates from the health department here: https://www.chicago.gov/city/en/depts/cdph/provdrs/health_protection_and_response/svcs/2019-novel-coronavirus–2019-ncov-.html