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Jessica McKnight

Reditus sign at COVID-19 testing site entrance
Reditus

UPDATED 9:25 a.m. | A record 405 people were tested Monday at Bloomington’s drive-thru testing site, as McLean County officials expressed concerns about delayed results.

Reditus sign at COVID-19 testing site entrance
Reditus

As parts of the country face a spike in coronavirus cases, more McLean County residents are choosing to get tested.

McLean County Health Department video briefing
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One of McLean County's most public figures during the pandemic has been removed from the role after he issued a statement on public health guidance for racial justice rallies and other mass gatherings that he says put him at odds with some county officials.  

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After nearly two hours of discussion, McLean County Board members voted 12-8 Thursday night to table a resolution to implement the Restore Heart of Illinois plan

Jessica McKnight
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The top public health official in McLean County says her department doesn’t have the “necessary systems in place nor resources to safely move forward on our own” with a speedier reopening plan being considered Thursday night.

medical staffer holding their nose
Nam Y. Huh / AP

McLean County hasn't had any new COVID-19 cases in the last two days, but county health officials said Wednesday it could still take weeks to determine if social distancing efforts are starting to flatten the curve in the county.

McLean County Health Department
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Legal marijuana, teen vaping and rural HIV are just a few of the key issues McLean County's new health department administrator faces as she takes over a department that is seeing staff and funding cuts as more money is being devoted to mental health.

Jessica McKnight
McLean County

McLean County health officials have chosen a county health director in Missouri to lead their health department.