Monkeypox Chicago: Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker declares monkeypox a public health emergency

Monkeypox Chicago: Illinois Gov.  JB Pritzker declares monkeypox a public health emergency

CHICAGO (WLS) — Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker declared monkeypox a public health emergency Monday to help coordinate a statewide response. Declaring the state a “disaster area” allows the Illinois Dept. of Public Health to better coordinate with other state agencies and the federal government on vaccine distribution and disease prevention. Illinois currently has the 3rd … Read more