Local public health officials have not emphasized testing for COVID-19. But some people continue to express frustration and confusion about it.
They'd also like to know the total number of tests conducted in Illinois and Iowa to learn how fast the virus is spreading and how serious it is.
During a telephone press conference last week, Michelle O'Neill asked Dr. Louis Katz to help us understand. Listen below for part of his answer. He's the Medical Director of the Scott County Health Department and an infectious disease expert.