Ebola Task Force Announced
(Chicago, IL) -- There's a new task force in Illinois designed to help ensure the public health system across the state is prepared for the Ebola virus. The task force is made up of mostly health care professionals who can lead a coordinated effort to ensure everyone in Illinois receives timely and accurate information regarding any potential threat. So far there haven't been any confirmed cases in Illinois, although at least a handful of people are under medical watch or voluntary quarantine. People who have questions about the Ebola virus can call the state's hotline at 800-889-3931.