Illinois hiring contact tracers to track people exposed, infected with COVID-19

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Written by Mark Rivera at abc7Chicago -- With more than a million people unemployed in Illinois, a new job is on the rise. By making a few calls, you could save lives and get paid. The city of Chicago wants nearly 4,000 contact tracers for the state of Illinois and is willing to pay them at least $20 an hour.

Connecting people to virtual care options

Healthcare providers like hospitals, doctors, and mental health professionals can now enter a virtual care offering in their Business Profile, so that people searching for their local provider, for instance, might see a ÔÇťget online careÔÇŁ link on Search and Maps. Clicking this link will take people to that providerÔÇÖs virtual care website where they can find more information, and in many cases, schedule a virtual healthcare visit with a provider.

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