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Posted on: January 31, 2020
[ARCHIVED] Coronavirus Information Hotline & Additional Resources
The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) in coordination with the Illinois Poison Control Center have launched the Illinois Novel Coronavirus Hotline and email address to answer questions Local Health Departments, clinicians, and the general public may have regarding the 2019 novel Coronavirus.
The hotline and email address were created to provide consistent information, answer questions, share facts about symptoms, and provide up-to-date information from the CDC.
Illinoisans can dial 1-800-889-3931 twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week or email DPH.SICK@ILLINOIS.GOV to get their questions answered.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website also provides information about the current outbreak of Coronavirus - including risk assessment and information for travelers.
Learn more at: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html