Contact Tracing is an Urgent Task. So Why Is the State Failing at It?

Back a month ago, I wrote a commentary in the Chicago Tribune in which I criticized the governor's complete lack of communication (and seeming lack of plans) regarding contact tracing, despite the mandate that to move to Phase 3 contact tracing must be implemented, and to move to Phase 4, contact tracing must be fully … Continue reading Contact Tracing is an Urgent Task. So Why Is the State Failing at It?

Has Pritzker Abandoned Contact Tracing as a “Restore Illinois” Requirement?

It's right there in black and white:  contact tracing is a key part of Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker's "Restore Illinois" plan.  To move from Phase 2 to Phase 3, permitting the opening of child care, retail, and gatherings of 10 or fewer people, requires the beginnings of "contact tracing and monitoring within 24 hours of … Continue reading Has Pritzker Abandoned Contact Tracing as a “Restore Illinois” Requirement?