The state’s top health chief has some advice for those who have recently been diagnosed with COVID-19. Doctor Ngozi Ezike says there is treatment available to help ease the effects of the virus. She says it is important to ask your physician for monoclonal antibody treatment. Doctor Ezike also urges those who are not vaccinated and have been around large groups or have been showing symptoms to get tested right away.
Dr. Ngozi Ezike, director of the Illinois Department of Public Health, delivers the latest numbers for the COVID-19 pandemic during Illinois Governor JB Pritzker's daily press briefing on COVID-19 in his office at the Illinois State Capitol, Thursday, May 21, 2020, in Springfield, Ill. (Justin L. Fowler/The State Journal-Register via AP, Pool)