Dr. Ngozi Ezike on keeping kids safe as they go back to school

Bob Sirott

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)

Host Lisa Dent, who filled in for Bob Sirott, was joined by the Director of the Illinois Department of Public Health, Dr. Ngozi Ezike. Dr. Ezike discussed the importance of continuing to mask and getting vaccinated. Lisa and Dr. Ezike also talked about the possibility of an outdoor mask mandate and COVID-19 variants.

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