Schneider to host call-in town meeting on COVID-19 Thursday
|U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider|
U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider (D-10) is hosting a telephone town hall from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday to discuss and answer questions related to the coronavirus/COVID-19.
Schneider will be joined by Lisa Kritz, director of prevention at the Lake County Health Department.
To participate, residents can either sign-up ahead of time to receive a call using the form on schneider.house.gov/live or participate by dialing-in at (855) 859-7337 on Thursday evening.
Residents can call Schneider’s office at (847) 383-4870 with any questions.
Exposed person at Village Hall is negative for COVID-19
The Village of Buffalo Grove has received confirmation today of a negative test result for the individual believed to have caused a potential COVID-19 exposure in a village facility, and to village employees. No one from the public was potentially exposed.
The individual is an on-site vendor who was working in a village facility and had in-person contact with a friend’s parent who displayed flu-like symptoms and had recently returned from Europe. The parent was tested for COVID-19 Monday, March 16.
The village continues to take all precautions necessary to assist in slowing or limiting the spread of COVID-19 to the greater community.
This includes an executive order and a local state of emergency proclamation issued by Village President Beverly Sussman on March 17, which gives the village the authority and ability to react immediately for the safety of the community.
New Facebook group seeks to help residents
Several residents have created a Facebook group, Buffalo Grove Helping Buffalo Grove to provide help to residents during the onslaught of COVID-19. Facebook users can go to the link or direct message administrator Lawrence Levine to be part of the group and help Buffalo Grove residents.
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