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Melissa Graven

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.

Drive-through virus testing
Lynne Sladky / AP

UPDATED 2:55 p.m. | The number of COVID-19 tests being done in McLean County is ticking up slowly, officials said Wednesday, as local health care providers lean more on commercial labs to expand who can get swabbed.

What are the symptoms of Hepatitis A?
Illinois Department of Public Health

McLean County public health officials are turning up the volume on their hepatitis A prevention efforts after several new local cases emerged in the past week amid a statewide outbreak.


Health officials in McLean County are concerned about a sharp rise in syphilis cases. It reflects a trend in the sexually transmitted disease becoming more prevalent in downstate Illinois.

Courtesy / McLean County Health Department

Friday is World AIDS Day, and the McLean County Health Department is working to spread awareness.