JUN 28, 2022
Chicago Public Health Comm. Allison Arwady speaks during a committee meeting on Monday.
Chicago’s COVID-19 positivity rate is trending up, but the city’s top doctor told aldermen on Monday it wasn’t cause for alarm as fewer routine tests are being conducted or reported with schools out for the summer and many people administering their own rapid tests at home.
But Chicago Department of Public Health Comm. Allison Arwady did begin to cite concern about what funding for her department and other public health departments across the country will look like once the well of federal COVID and American Rescue Plan dollars runs dry after 2024.
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